Category Archives: Sports

In Nairobi, Martial Art Steers Many Away From Crime

NAIROBI Kayole Social Hall, located in Nairobi’s Eastland, a slum in Kenya’s capital, normally hosts meetings and gatherings of locals. But on weekends, it becomes a training space for dozens…

US Salutes ‘Heroes’ of Tiananmen Square Protests Killed by Chinese Soldiers

WASHINGTON The U.S. on Monday saluted “the heroes of the Chinese people who bravely stood up” against their government’s deadly crackdown on dissent at the Tiananmen Square massacre 30 years…

Interview: China’s Mekong Dam-building Mindset ‘Exported Downstream’ to Cambodia and Laos

The Mekong River extends for thousands of miles through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, supporting more than 65 million people who depend on it for food, transportation, and…

UN Fact-Finding Mission Recommends Suspension of International Dealings with Myanmar’s Military

The government of Myanmar has again rejected U.N. calls for accountability in its handling of the ongoing Rohingya crisis after a statement by the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) on…

Official: Executive Order Not Needed to Ban Huawei in US 5G Networks

A senior U.S. State Department official said there is no need for President Donald Trump to sign an executive order to explicitly ban Chinese telecommunication company Huawei from taking part…

Newly-Crowned Thai King Carried in Elaborate Royal Procession

BANGKOK Thailand’s newly-crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn was carried by soldiers on a gilded palanquin through the streets of Bangkok Sunday, in front of crowds who craned to witness the historic…

Netflix Announces Deal for Film About Thailand’s Cave Boys

BANGKOK Netflix announced Tuesday it is joining with the production company for the movie Crazy Rich Asians to make a film about last July’s dramatic rescue of 12 village boys…

The 25th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Retreat & Related Meetings, 22 – 23 April 2019, Phuket, Thailand

KUALA LUMPUR, YB Datuk Darell Leiking, Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI) led the Malaysian delegation at the 25th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ (AEM) Retreat and Related Meetings from 22…

Labour Minister Records Answers to “Happy Songkran, Happy Workers” 2019 on NBT

On April 9, 2019 at 14.30 hours, Labour Minister H.E. Police General Adul Sangsingkeo and the management team joined the recording of the interview with NBT, with an answer to…