Category Archives: Sports

Thai Boys Speak of Lessons Learned From Cave Ordeal

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND The 12 boys and coach of the Wild Boars football team entered the local town hall on the Thai-Myanmar border Tuesday, appearing at their first news conference…

Southeast Asia Drug Use Persists Despite Death Penalty

HO CHI MINH CITY Southeast Asian authorities are not shy about doling out the death penalty to punish drug traffickers, and yet narcotics abuse has not abated. If anything, it…

Southeast Asia’s Tigers Show Slight Revival But Remain Under Pressure

According to the best estimates, some 100,000 tigers used to roam through parts of Asia.But that was more than a century ago. Today, experts estimate that worldwide only some 3,800…

Mission Accomplished and Boys Healthy, Rescuers Head Home

CHIANG RAI, THAILAND The Thai and foreign rescuers of the youth soccer team trapped in a cave for 18 days began heading home Thursday, as doctors said the boys they…

Meteorological Organization: Climate Change Causing Extreme Weather

GENEVA The World Meteorological Organization warns the floods, heatwaves and other extreme weather conditions gripping many parts of the world are likely to continue as a consequence of accelerating climate…

Meteorological Organization: Climate Change Causing Extreme Weather

GENEVA The World Meteorological Organization warns the floods, heatwaves and other extreme weather conditions gripping many parts of the world are likely to continue as a consequence of accelerating climate…

China Joins 20 Most Innovative Economies, US Falls to No. 6

NEW YORK China joined the world’s top 20 most innovative economies for the first time while the United States fell out of the five top-ranked countries, according to a report…

China Joins 20 Most Innovative Economies, US Falls to No. 6

NEW YORK China joined the world’s top 20 most innovative economies for the first time while the United States fell out of the five top-ranked countries, according to a report…