Thailand

MTV reboots ‘The Real World’ series on Facebook in studio push

MTV reboots ‘The Real World’ series on Facebook in studio push

Published 17/10/2018

(Reuters) - Viewers may finally be able to vote the next Puck, the notoriously obnoxious housemate of “MTV’s The Real World,” off the show. The [more…]

Putting on the dog: Thai ad agency employees bring pets to work

Putting on the dog: Thai ad agency employees bring pets to work

Published 02/10/2018

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Nimo bounds out of a car in a rush to get to work at a Bangkok advertising agency, but Nimo is no [more…]

Desperate Indonesians flee quake zone, with scale of disaster unclear

Desperate Indonesians flee quake zone, with scale of disaster unclear

Published 01/10/2018

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia scrambled on Monday to get help into quake-hit Sulawesi island as survivors streamed away from their ruined homes and accounts [more…]

Go-Jek aims to raise $2 billion for Southeast Asia expansion: sources

Go-Jek aims to raise $2 billion for Southeast Asia expansion: sources

Published 17/09/2018

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek is seeking to raise about $2 billion from existing investors, including Tencent Holdings Ltd and JD.com, to fund [more…]

Indonesia’s Go-Jek close to profits in all segments, except…

Indonesia’s Go-Jek close to profits in all segments, except…

Published 18/08/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Go-Jek, Indonesia’s first billion-dollar startup, is “extremely close” to achieving profitability in all its segments, except transportation, its founder and CEO Nadiem [more…]

All 13 rescued from flooded Thai cave: navy SEAL unit

All 13 rescued from flooded Thai cave: navy SEAL unit

Published 10/07/2018

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) - All 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped for more than two weeks deep inside a flooded Thai cave have [more…]

Thais fear ‘no chance’ of more survivors from tourist boat, nearly…

Thais fear ‘no chance’ of more survivors from tourist boat, nearly…

Published 06/07/2018

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai rescuers deployed helicopters on Friday in a search for 29 people missing after the sinking of a boat carrying Chinese tourists, [more…]

Thai navy divers widening passage on ninth day of search for boys…

Thai navy divers widening passage on ninth day of search for boys…

Published 02/07/2018

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Rescuers in Thailand scrabbled to clear a constricted passageway for divers deep inside a flooded cave complex on Monday as [more…]

Searching for missing boys, Thai divers grope way through flooded cave

Searching for missing boys, Thai divers grope way through flooded cave

Published 01/07/2018

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Thai navy divers had still to navigate their way through three kilometers (nearly 2 miles) of dark, flooded cave passages [more…]

Golf: Ariya averts disaster to win U.S. Women’s Open in playoff

Golf: Ariya averts disaster to win U.S. Women’s Open in playoff

Published 04/06/2018

SHOAL CREEK, Ala. (Reuters) - Ariya Jutanugarn let a seven-stroke lead slip through her fingers at the U.S. Women’s Open on Sunday after a remarkable [more…]