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  • THAILAND

    King rescues neglected dogs

    News, Apinya Wipatayotin, Published on 22/08/2019

    » His Majesty the King has adopted 13 Great Danes, aged five months to two years, rescued after being poorly cared for by a breeder in Pathum Thani, the Department of Livestock Development (DLD) says.

  • OPINION

    Thank you, 'Mali San'

    News, Postbag, Published on 24/08/2019

    » We Thais owe many, many thanks to "Mali-San" or Ms Megumi Morimoto, 46, a freshman at Kasetsart University's Sakolnakorn campus. As shown by the clip on Facebook by Udomsak Nak-chang-in and on television, she's been blocking motorcyclists from illegally riding their bikes on the sidewalk at Rumsalee intersection, thus protecting pedestrians from being run over. She's done this over 100 times. Although local bikers have beaten her up four times, Thai onlookers have rescued her.

  • WORLD

    HMS Terror shipwreck offers up secrets of lost Arctic expedition

    AFP, Published on 29/08/2019

    » OTTAWA: Almost two centuries after descending to its watery grave, the HMS Terror could offer up new clues to its demise -- and solve one of the most enduring mysteries in the history of Arctic discovery.

  • OPINION

    Humanity's bet against horror

    News, Published on 30/08/2019

    » The Geneva Conventions which were adopted this month in 1949 are 70 years old. On this anniversary, it is essential to highlight their achievements over the decades thanks to these fundamental texts.

  • LIFE

    Seeking fortune in paradise

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 05/09/2019

    » The clear water of the Sai Buri River turned murky. The current was a bit strong due to the heavy rain the night before. However, the unpleasant condition of the river did not stop a group of villagers from Ban Phu Khao Thong in Narathiwat's Sukhirin district to pan for gold, the traditional prospecting technique that has been practised for more than four decades.

  • THAILAND

    Wet market makeover hopes to sway modern shoppers

    News, Published on 08/09/2019

    » Talat Thetsaban 3, known as "Talat Yai", and located in Muang Ubon Ratchathani municipality, is more than a traditional wet market for dwellers of Ubon Ratchathani province.

  • LIFE

    Jungle Boogie

    Life, Tatat Bunnag, Published on 13/09/2019

    » It's been an exciting year for fans of The Lion King in Thailand. The remake of the classic 1994 Disney film came out a few months ago. Now, the eagerly awaited musical production finally hits town, the curtain being raised tomorrow night at Muangthai Rachadalai Theatre.

  • LIFE

    For the (curious) records

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 13/09/2019

    » It seems like not a month goes by without Thailand being recognised on a global scale. Recently, Bangkok beat Paris and London as the most visited city in the world for 2018, for the fourth consecutive year, according to a MasterCard ranking. Thailand's capital hosted 22 million overnight travellers. In the midst of the flattering and not-so-flattering world titles Thailand has received, you may not be aware of the times we receive recognition for rather peculiar feats. If your curiosity is piqued, allow me to present the strange/cool world records in the Land of Smiles.

  • THAILAND

    Electrolux Provides Energy-saving Home Appliances

    Published on 13/09/2019

    » Students from King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) were selected to take part in the world-class "Solar Decathlon Europe 2019" competition, an innovative energy-saving project held in Hungary.

  • WORLD

    Police shoot protester with live round

    Associated Press, Published on 01/10/2019

    » HONG KONG: Police shot a teenage protester at close range in the chest Tuesday, leaving him bleeding and howling on the ground, in a fearsome escalation of anti-government demonstrations that spread across the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Tens of thousands marched in a day of rage as Communist leaders in Beijing celebrated 70 years in power.

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