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    British PM David Cameron says he will resign

    AFP, Published on 24/06/2016

    » LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron announced Friday he will resign after Britons voted to leave the EU in defiance of his warnings of economic pain.

  • NEWS

    Dollar falls below 100 yen on Brexit fears

    Kyodo News, Published on 24/06/2016

    » TOKYO - The US dollar dropped below the 100 yen line for the first time since November of 2013 on Thursday, after local media reported results so far have shown the Leave vote leading in the British referendum on its EU membership.

  • ADVANCED NEWS

    Britain votes to leave EU, PM to resign (UPDATED FRI)

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 24/06/2016

    » Hold on to your hats. British voters have opted to leave the European Union, PM David Cameron is resigning and there is likely to be a turbulent day ahead in world financial markets as governments and investors digest the news.

  • ADVANCED NEWS

    Coffee: Lower cancer risks plus health benefits

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 24/06/2016

    » WHO study shows lower risk of liver & uterine cancer for coffee drinkers. Diabetes & cardiovascular disease also lower risk. No effect on prostate, breast & pancreatic cancer.

  • LIFE

    Female Lawrence deserves more

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 24/06/2016

    » Gertrude Bell was an adventurer, desert explorer, cartographer, polyglot, writer, kingmaker, and an overshadowed figure during World War I. She spoke Arabic, German, French and several other languages; T.E. Lawrence sought her advice; the Arabs respected her; the British Empire wanted her to spy for them; she helped Sheikh Faisal, who fought with Lawrence against the Ottomans, become the king of Iraq. In short, a great woman who lived a full life. And now in the motion picture Queen Of The Desert, Bell is played by Nicole Kidman in her wind-kissed scarf, lovelorn smile and in a story fraught with Oriental romanticism. The great adventurer doesn't receive a great cinematic treatment after all.

  • LIFE

    The silent leader

    Life, Achara Ashayagachat, Published on 24/06/2016

    » Justice and equality are ingredients of a sustainable democracy, says Phuangkaew Sartprung, 74. Phuangkaew simply echoed what her father had adhered to throughout his life.

  • LIFE

    Seventh heaven

    Life, Noko, Published on 24/06/2016

    » Describing themselves as modern-style chefs, Nathan Chilcott and Philippe Keller have combined their creativity in concocting the seventh course of the 2016 Bangkok Chefs Charity Gala Dinner.

  • LIFE

    A peek into our inner landscape

    Life, Amitha Amranand, Published on 24/06/2016

    » It's no surprise that stage director, playwright and actor Shogo Tanikawa's plays have a small following in Bangkok. As a writer, the Bangkok-based half-Thai, half-Japanese has a keen sense for quirky details in the mundane; his characters are relatable yet lovable and not-overly strange; his stories are about small moments in the lives of seemingly ordinary people in heartfelt, even sentimental, ways.

  • LIFE

    Food therapy at Well Hotel Bangkok

    Life, Published on 24/06/2016

    » Well Hotel Bangkok on Sukhumvit 20 is introducing the healthy-food-that-tastes-good concept with the launch of new eight Food Therapy set menus at the hotel's signature restaurant, Eat Well Cafe.

  • LIFE

    A Chinese storm from Xian

    Life, Published on 24/06/2016

    » The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok is welcoming two guest chefs from the Westin Xian to cook up a culinary storm at the hotel's Seasonal Tastes restaurant from June 30 to July 10.

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