Search Switch
Remove

Showing 1-10 of 11 results

  • OPINION

    Build a wall between Uber and former boss Kalanick

    News, Joe Nocera, Published on 16/01/2018

    » There are two recent stories about Travis Kalanick, the former chief executive and current board member of Uber Technologies Inc, that caught my eye.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Come on Baby, Light My Fire

    Brunch, Published on 30/07/2017

    » After 24 years in Bangkok there's no hoodwinking Jerry Hopkins, pioneering Rolling Stone reporter and author of No One Here Gets Out Alive, the cult biography of The Doors' self-styled shaman-poet Jim Morrison.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Riding shotgun with the Boss

    Life, Published on 23/09/2016

    » Long dark highways and thin white lines; fire roads and interstates; the skeleton frames of burned-out Chevrolets; barefoot girls sitting on the hoods of Dodges; pink Cadillacs; last-chance power drives; men who go out for a ride and never come back.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Voice of the future

    Life, Pattramon Sukprasert, Published on 06/06/2016

    » In 2005, a podcast was launched by Apple, which announced it grandly as the future of radio. As usual, it takes longer for any future trend to take shape in Thailand, and now it seems podcasts are enjoying a surge here.

  • OPINION

    America is divided by race, united by pain

    News, Frank Bruni, Published on 11/07/2016

    » There aren't any ready answers for how to end this cycle of bloodshed, these heart-rending images from Louisiana and Minnesota and Texas of a country in desperate trouble, with so much pain to soothe, rage to exorcise and injustice to confront.

  • BUSINESS

    Guarded hopefulness

    Asia focus, Published on 16/11/2015

    » John Micklethwait is a newspaper man seized by fear and hope for the future of journalism. To be sure, "newspaper man" is a bit of an anachronistic description for the new editor-in-chief at Bloomberg News, where no ink is spilled on paper. Across 325,000 Bloomberg terminals, headlines splash upon screens in seconds, bumping stale events much faster than one wraps fish with yesterday's page one.

  • LIFESTYLE

    A life full of changes in rhythm

    Life, Published on 13/04/2015

    » When Philip Glass was 15, his father, who owned a record store in Baltimore, put him in charge of buying classical albums. Glass was then a precocious freshman at the University of Chicago and taking the first steps on the path to becoming a composer. When he learned of a new recording of the complete Schoenberg string quartets played by the Juilliard String Quartet, he ordered four copies. Aghast, his father asked if he was trying to put him out of business. To teach his son a lesson, he told him to put the recordings of these atonal chamber works on the shelves with the more mainstream classical records and report back when the last copy had been sold. That took seven years. The lesson Glass learned? "I can sell anything if I have enough time."

  • LIFESTYLE

    In Iraq, dread is in the air

    Life, Published on 01/09/2014

    » Many soldiers, reporters and commentators have compared the Iraq War to a deadly, sickening version of the Bill Murray movie Groundhog Day — a war not of decisive battles but of seemingly endless efforts to take individual streets and towns, only to lose them and have to fight to take them again, all at enormous, heartbreaking cost.

  • NEWS

    “Merciless” Post-tropical storm Sandy (updated 20:30)

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 30/10/2012

    » Sandy has been just as bad as forecasters has feared, causing massive flooding destruction along the east coast of the United States. Morning has finally come and people are just starting to see how bad things are. We will update the situation tomorrow.

  • LEARNING

    "Free education" not really free

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 17/02/2012

    » Test scores & education quality falling. Lack of accountability the problem, not money, 20% of govt budget to education, more than ASEAN neighbors.

Your recent history

  • Recently searched

    • Recently viewed links

      Did you find what you were looking for? Have you got some comments for us?