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  • SPORTS

    32-team women's World Cup mooted

    AFP, Published on 05/07/2019

    » LYON: Fifa President Gianni Infantino said on Friday he is determined to push ahead with plans to expand the women's World Cup in time for the next tournament after hailing France 2019 as "the best ever".

  • WORLD

    Indebted to American education, Dutch coach Wiegman hopes to topple Ellis and US

    AFP, Published on 05/07/2019

    » LYON - For just the second time in the history of the women's World Cup, there will be female coaches on both benches for the final as Sarina Wiegman's Netherlands take on holders the United States, coached by Jill Ellis, on Sunday.

  • LIFE

    Made in Thailand

    Guru, Published on 05/07/2019

    » To say that Thailand has been getting global recognition lately may be a bit of an understatement. After all, it's not a secret that it's a famous tourist destination with plenty of beautiful beaches and street food that's been topping lists for years now. Of course, these are only just a few things Thailand is well-known for but we don't really have the time to get into all of that (*cough* rigged election *cough*). However, people from the outside may have a narrow view of what Thailand and its culture really is, but fortunately, there are things that help put a spotlight on these things. The next instalment of the Fast and Furious franchise is filming right now in parts of Thailand, including Krabi where its governor stated that the film would be a "great advertisement for the nature, culture and history of the kingdom". Erm sure, that's what the Fast and Furious franchise is all about anyway. While the film will most likely be more about cars zoom-zooming and vroom-vrooming, there are a number of shows on TV that give a better focus on Thai culture. Here are a few.

  • THAILAND

    Three held for allegedly stealing B20m

    Online Reporters, Published on 04/07/2019

    » Three men have been arrested for stealing a safe containing about 20 million baht worth of valuables and cash from a biomolecular therapy centre in Bangkok.

  • SPORTS

    FAT officials hope Nishino will coach War Elephants

    Sports, Tor Chittinand, Published on 04/07/2019

    » In an attempt to quell speculation, president of the Football Association of Thailand (FAT) Pol Gen Somyot Poompunmuang has reaffirmed that talks with Japanese coach Akira Nishino are progressing smoothly.

  • WORLD

    Jesus, Firmino send Brazil into Copa America final as Messi fails again

    AFP, Published on 03/07/2019

    » BELO HORIZONTE (BRAZIL) - Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino scored the goals as Brazil beat arch-rivals Argentina 2-0 on Tuesday to qualify for the Copa America final.

  • SPORTS

    Nishino sees great potential in Thais

    Sports, Tor Chittinand, Published on 03/07/2019

    » New Thailand coach Akira Nishino says he accepted the job because he sees potential in the War Elephants becoming "one of the best teams in Asia."

  • BUSINESS

    Mobile movers and shakers play up 5G

    Business, Suchit Leesa-nguansuk, Published on 03/07/2019

    » Multi-angle live broadcasting, automated vehicles, simulated reality and smart cities took centre stage at the Mobile World Congress 2019 in Shanghai, showcasing the opportunities of the 5G era.

  • SPORTS

    Nishino accepts offer to coach Thai national football team

    Published on 02/07/2019

    » Former Japan national team manager Akira Nishino has formally agreed to be the next head coach of Thailand's national football team and under-23 team, the Football Association of Thailand (FAT) said Monday.

  • OPINION

    Projecting power through Asean unity

    News, Kavi Chongkittavorn, Published on 02/07/2019

    » It only took a few seconds to change the substance of the discussion between Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai and his Brunei counterpart, Second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Erywan Yusof, during their bilateral meeting on June 21. The two ministers were talking about ways to reduce the high cost of mobile phone roaming services in Asean to promote people-to-people contact. They were discussing "doing something together, sort-of-thing, to promote a people-centred community", according to a source who was at the meeting, when the host quipped, "Why not have Asean host the World Cup?". The word "yes" was the immediate response from Brunei. The rest is history.

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