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  • LIFE

    Human trafficking

    Life, Bernard Trink, Published on 18/03/2013

    » Slavery is as old as mankind. The slaves were made to work by the rich and powerful, their owners and overseers, at physical labours that sapped their strength and deprived them of their dignity. Often chained, always beaten to keep them in line. Tilling fields, building pyramids, or rowing ships, they died in place.

  • LIFE

    The world in words

    Life, Published on 18/03/2013

    » Sirote Klampaiboon is an independent scholar known for his erudite analyses of current events and political insight. A graduate from the University of Hawaii, Sirote is now teaching Southeast Asian studies and human rights issues at several universities. He also co-hosts a morning programme on Voice TV, in which he discusses everything from politics to movies and cultural going-ons.

  • AUTO

    New GT3 gets a taming

    Life, Richard Leu, Published on 18/03/2013

    » Porsche has given its lightweight 911 an automatic gearbox and clever, four-wheel steering

  • AUTO

    Shooting Star

    Life, Richard Leu, Published on 18/03/2013

    » When Mercedes-Benz launched the CLS nearly a decade ago, many people said the Germans were beginning to run out of ideas.

  • AUTO

    The strange sequel

    Life, Richard Leu, Published on 18/03/2013

    » SsangYong's new Stavic has continued into a second generation with controversial looks.

  • LIFE

    Operating in harmony

    Life, Kanokporn Chanasongkram, Published on 18/03/2013

    » When the German organisation Interkultur recently updated its world rankings, The Bangkok Voices choir found itself in 12th place in the pop, jazz, gospel, spiritual category and 86th in the world's top 1,000 choirs. It's a rapid rise and acknowledgement of the passion of the award-winning, 26-member Thai choir and founder Dr Kittiporn Tantrarungroj, who has also been the dedicated conductor from its humble beginnings in 2005.

  • WORLD

    Scientists find active community at Earth's deepest spot

    AFP, Published on 18/03/2013

    » Scientists said Sunday they had discovered an unexpectedly large and active community of single-cell organisms living on the Pacific sea floor at the deepest site on Earth.

  • WORLD

    Bank of China chairman resigns

    AFP, Published on 18/03/2013

    » Bank of China chairman Xiao Gang resigned from his post after he was chosen to head China's top securities regulator, reports said late Sunday.

  • WORLD

    Lampard sends Chelsea third as Spurs stumble

    AFP, Published on 18/03/2013

    » Frank Lampard scored his 200th Chelsea goal as his side beat West Ham United 2-0 on Sunday to snatch third place in the Premier League from faltering London rivals Tottenham Hotspur.

  • SPORTS

    Lampard's 200th sparks Chelsea

    Published on 18/03/2013

    » Frank Lampard scored his 200th goal for Chelsea in a 2-0 win over his former club West Ham that took the Blues into third place in the Premier League ahead of Tottenham.

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