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  • NEWS

    Terrorist crashes car into London pedestrians

    Associated Press, Published on 15/08/2018

    » LONDON: A car ploughed into pedestrians and cyclists near the Houses of Parliament in London during the morning rush hour Tuesday, injuring three people in what police suspect is the latest in a string of attacks in the British capital that used vehicles as weapons.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Hot-Blooded, Yet Understated

    Brunch, Chanun Poomsawai, Published on 04/03/2018

    » Rhye/ Blood On Rhye's 2013 debut album Woman, Toronto vocalist Mike Milosh and Copenhagen multi-instrumentalist/producer Robin Hannibal crafted a collection of sensual, soft-focus tunes that explored the deeper facets of relationships and physical intimacy.

  • BUSINESS

    Terror on two wheels

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 05/02/2018

    » The motorbike has long been a popular mode of transport in Asia because it's cheaper than a car and can zip through traffic-clogged cities faster. Over half of all global motorbike sales of around 50 million units per year are in Asia and two-thirds of the people of driving age in the four top markets (India, China, Indonesia and Vietnam) own bikes.

  • NEWS

    13 dead, about 100 hurt in IS-claimed terror attacks in Spain

    Kyodo News, Published on 18/08/2017

    » A van ploughed through a crowd of pedestrians Thursday in the centre of Barcelona, leaving at least 13 people dead and around 100 injured in an attack claimed by the Islamic State militant group, local authorities said.

  • OPINION

    Are you sure you're in the right job?

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 14/05/2017

    » Following last week's column on the perils of picking mushrooms, I received an email from a professional mushroomologist. I thought he might embark on heroic tales from the forests and how to avoid poisonous varieties of fungi. However, his advice was quite blunt. He admitted the mushrooms he consumes "have to come wrapped in cling film in an environmentally unfriendly polystyrene carton and from an air-conditioned establishment with a name like Sainsbury's, Tesco's, Waitrose etc".

  • OPINION

    Truth of no importance

    News, Postbag, Published on 26/02/2017

    » Re: "BBC journo Jonathan Head risks jail over Phuket report" (BP, Feb 24).

  • OPINION

    A pleasant escape into La La Land

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 22/01/2017

    » I must admit to being a bit wary of cinema musicals, simply because if you don't like the music, it's unlikely you will enjoy the film. When I saw that La La Land was showing in Bangkok, the prospect of sitting through a "musical romance" did not appeal at all.

  • OPINION

    BMA's Mahakan mess

    News, Postbag, Published on 21/01/2017

    » It is with deep disappointment that we have read Peerawat Jariyasombat's strangely ill-informed article, "A lesson in development" (BP, Jan 16, 2017). In a move that seems calculated to pander to the greed of developers rather than nurture the human resources represented by local populations, Khun Peerawat hails the efforts of Korean authorities to replace an existing population with an artist colony, but says nothing about the fate of the original residents.

  • OPINION

    Seeing red as Sgt Nop takes over lights

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 04/09/2016

    » Reports that Bangkok police have been ordered to abandon computerised traffic lights and return to manual handling have not exactly been greeted with dancing in the streets by the city's long-suffering motorists.

  • 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.

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