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  • OPINION

    Thailand's tale told via 'The Nation'

    News, Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Published on 28/06/2019

    » Nearly five decades ago, The Nation newspaper started out as a pro-democracy, anti-military news organisation. It was fiercely independent and invariably hard-hitting vis-à-vis the powers-that-be. An English-language newspaper owned by Thais from the outset, it prided itself for having neither fear nor favour. Its lamentable expiry as a print newspaper today -- an online version will continue -- provides multiple parallels for Thailand's contemporary political history, ongoing polarisation and the changing nature of the business of journalism worldwide.

  • LIFE

    A world in horror

    B Magazine, Andrew Biggs, Published on 28/04/2019

    » There is a new series that popped up on Netflix that is absolutely terrifying.

  • THAILAND

    Loved to death

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 22/10/2018

    » In March, Thai authorities ordered the temporary closure of Maya Bay on Phi Phi Leh Island for the first time since 1999 to halt the environmental damage caused by too many tourists. A month later the Philippine island of Boracay, one of the world's most famous beach destinations, was closed for the same reason.

  • LIFE

    P is for pancake and party

    Guru, Eric E Surbano, Published on 16/11/2018

    » Pancakes are a breakfast favourite for a lot of people and they're just hands-down pretty dang delicious and awesome (if you're a pancake hater... uh, why?). But aside from that, they've also become a starting point for friendships and bonds to be made thanks to Robin Vogelaar. For the past few years, Vogelaar has travelled around the world and hosted events in different countries with a simple premise: he cooks Dutch pancakes, people meet up and eat, and have a good time. It's a simple thing yet it has gotten the attention of others that Vogelaar was able to take the TEDx stage at Abidjian, Côte d'Ivoire. On November 24, he's bringing the Dutch Pancake Party to the Big Mango. Guru spoke to him on everything pancake party.

  • THAILAND

    58 of 216 Thais trapped on quake-hit volcano to return Tuesday

    AFP, Published on 31/07/2018

    » MATARAM, Indonesia: Fifty-eight of the 216 Thais evacuated from an Indonesian volcano after a deadly earthquake triggered landslides that trapped them on the mountain will return home on Tuesday, officials said.

  • WORLD

    Duterte seeks laws to curb Philippine inflation, spread wealth

    Bloomberg News, Published on 24/07/2018

    » MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has asked lawmakers to pass legislation that will help restrain inflation and spread wealth and power beyond the capital region.

  • LIFE

    Celebrating street eats

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 28/02/2018

    » The first series of the Bangkok Street Food Festival 2018 will be hosted from tomorrow until Sunday at Siam Paragon.

  • LIFE

    John Mahoney, who played cranky dad on 'Frasier,' dies at 77

    Associated Press, Published on 06/02/2018

    » LOS ANGELES: John Mahoney, who as the cranky, blue-collar dad in "Frasier" played counterpoint to pompous sons Frasier and Niles, has died. Mahoney was 77.

  • TECH

    Microsoft Paint might be fading

    Life, James Hein, Published on 02/08/2017

    » What is the one program you can count on to be in Windows, apart from say Minesweeper? Microsoft Paint. It's the poor man's drawing tool and screen capture tool where it is as simple as Alt-Printscreen, Start-Run MSPaint, CTRL-V, Crop Marquee Select Crop, CTRL-A CTRL-C, Switch to email and CTRL–V to get something from your screen into an email (or anything else).

  • WORLD

    Damaged US warship arrives in Singapore, 10 missing

    Associated Press, Published on 21/08/2017

    » SINGAPORE -- The <i>USS John S. McCain</i> has docked at Singapore's naval base with "significant damage" to its hull after an early morning collision with an oil tanker as vessels from several nations searched Monday for 10 missing US sailors.

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