Category Archives: Information Technology

Study Ties Thailand’s Turmoil to Rural Poverty, Stereotypes

BANGKOK A new study of Thailand’s poor and populous northeast hopes to focus the government’s attention on helping a corner of the country that has played an outsized role in…

Australia Says No Progress in Finding Student Feared Detained in N. Korea

SYDNEY – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for several days.The family of…

Singapore PM Stirs Flap in Cambodia by Bringing up Vietnam’s 1979 Invasion

US ‘Very Concerned’ Over Growing Crackdown in Vietnam: Diplomat

The U.S. voiced strong concern in May at a growing crackdown over the last two years on dissent in Vietnam, and has urged the one-party communist state to free all…

Lao Villagers Refuse to Yield Land for SEZ, Now Contend With Access Road

At least 140 families from eight villages in the Khong district of southwestern Laos’ Champasak province are refusing to sell their land or relocate to make way for a special…

Australian Team Heralds New Treatment for Excruciating Box Jellyfish Stings

SYDNEY A potential antidote to a potentially lethal box jellyfish sting has been discovered by Australian researchers.The box jellyfish carries enough venom to kill more than 60 people. It is…

Thailand Prepares for Coronation

Thailand is gearing up for three days of elaborate ceremonies, beginning Saturday, when 66-year old King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be officially crowned.The coronation is estimated to cost at least $30…

Thailand Prepares for First Coronation in Seven Decades

BANGKOK Thailand’s teeming capital is gearing up for three days of elaborate ceremonies starting Saturday for the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn, amid an ongoing tug-of-war among the country’s entrenched…

Blocked from WHO, Taiwan Gets Global Medical Info from Friends

TAIPEI, TAIWAN Taiwan’s anticipated rejection from observing a third consecutive World Health Assembly will slow its access to world health information including disease outbreaks. But the government used to those…