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  • NEWS

    The long read: Nigeria's War of the Land

    AFP, Published on 26/06/2019

    » KADUNA (NIGERIA) - "Move! Move!"

  • TRAVEL

    Grand Canyon, USA: America’s great Southwestern cleavage

    Christopher Lombardi, Published on 30/05/2019

    » One of the crown jewels of the U.S. parks system and an internationally renowned icon of the American Southwest, <b>Grand Canyon National Park</b> was established in 1919 to showcase and preserve the gargantuan desert chasm whose age is estimated at around two million years. The visually stunning landmark and UNESCO World Heritage site slices 445 kilometres through the Arizona desert, plunging 1.5 km at its deepest and varying in width from one-half to 30 km. The strikingly stratified walls of its three main gorges display a geological record that spans the four main eras of Earth's evolutionary history, from the <i>Precambrian</i> to the <I>Cainozoic</I>.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Storybook picturehouse

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 27/05/2019

    » For the past decade or so, Philip Jablon has travelled from town to town throughout Thailand looking for stand-alone cinemas. The fruits of his epic journey have now been compiled in the form of the book Thailand's Movie Theatres: Relics, Ruins And The Romance of Escape, which will be released on Friday.

  • TRAVEL

    See the past come alive

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 22/05/2019

    » The Ayutthaya Festival 2019, a must for history and culture lovers, kicks off on Wednesday. Taking place on the grounds next to the City Pillar Shrine within Ayutthaya Historical Park, the five-day celebration will feature illumination of the ancient ruins and a variety of performances and activities that promise to be both entertaining and enlightening. Numerous food stalls, shops and exhibitions will be open from late afternoon on. After the Sun goes down, the main stage will come alive. Following are stage highlights for each day.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Remembering Our Lady Of Paris

    Life, Tatat Bunnag, Published on 10/05/2019

    » Notre Dame de Paris, also called Notre Dame Cathedral, is one of the most famous Gothic cathedrals of the Middle Ages and is distinguished for its size as well as architectural and antiquity interest. So when the fire broke on April 15 and destroyed the spire and most parts of the roof of the 850-year-old church, not only was the building structure devastated but so was the spirit of people the world over who grieved over the near destruction of an important church in the heart of Paris.

  • TRAVEL

    A stranger's welcome

    Life, Sanitsuda Ekachai, Published on 09/05/2019

    » Most tropical beach holidays offer the usual formula of sun, sand and sea. Quy Nhon in Vietnam is for holidaymakers looking for another important "s" -- serenity.

  • TRAVEL

    Modern sculpture meets ancient Greece in unique island exhibition

    AFP, Published on 07/05/2019

    » DéLOS (GREECE) - A stone's throw from the Greek island of Mykonos lies Delos, an uninhabited islet a world away from its neighbour's glamorous nightlife.

  • NEWS

    Revamped Russian animation goes for global audiences

    AFP, Published on 29/04/2019

    » MOSCOW - In a slick Moscow loft, dozens of graphic designers peer at computers, compiling the latest scenes of "Fantasy Patrol", a cartoon produced by Russia's Parovoz animation studio.

  • NEWS

    Warner ends IPL with 81 and big win for Hyderabad

    AFP, Published on 30/04/2019

    » HYDERABAD: Australia's David Warner Monday hit a scintillating 81 to seal his comeback from scandal in his last Indian Premier League game before heading to the World Cup.

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