Princess urges end to food shortages

Princess urges end to food shortages Says post-Covid era can herald change Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn called on countries in the Asia-Pacific region to transform agri-food systems in their bids to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.The princess gave a speech during the virtual keynote session as the…

New Zealand to cast out its official wizard

New Zealand's official wizard, also known as Ian Brackenbury Channell, has lost his job after Christchurch City Council said wizardy no longer fitted with their plans for a more diverse, modern city. CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand is losing its official wizard. Nearly 40 years after the city of Christchurch begged their…

Cold, Cold Heart

I never knew my father because he died when my mother was pregnant with me. They had been friends for five years and were married for just eight months when my father died. He had a health condition that was misdiagnosed until it led to his untimely death. My mother…

Delta rife among illegal migrants

More than 60 Myanmar migrants have been arrested in Prachuap Khiri Khan for illegally entering Thailand, with 10% found to be infected with the Delta variant of Covid-19.Rewat Sukhom, chief of Muang district public health office, on Friday told media that soldiers from a special task force worked with administrative officials…

Finding Africa’s Next Generation Of Filmmakers: Netflix & UNESCO Launch Groundbreaking Competition In Sub-Saharan Africa

Netflix and UNESCO have partnered to launch an innovative short film competition on ‘African Folktales, Reimagined’ across Sub-Saharan Africa. Winners of the competition will be trained and mentored by industry professionals and provided with a US$75,000 production budget to create short films that will premiere on Netflix in 2022 as…

Beetles on a roll, take on shaky Kirins

Chiang Rai's Bill Rosimar, front, celebrates scoring a goal. Chiang Rai United will be looking for their fourth successive win when they host SCG Muang Thong United in a meeting of former Thai League 1 champions on Sunday.While Chiang Rai are the form team, Muang Thong have been inconsistent. The…

FIFA to inspect venues for 2026 World Cup

Following the first venue visits that took place in September, world football governing body, FIFA is scheduled to start the second leg of its inspection tour of the World Cup 2026 candidate host cities. Between October 21 and November 1, a delegation led by Concacaf president and FIFA vice president…