Gulf Times - Chiang-Rai
Thailand's cave boys ordained as Buddhist novices

Thailand's cave boys ordained as Buddhist novices

The group listened to Buddhist chanting before they were given saffron robes to wear.

Thailand's rescued cave boys won't see World Cup final live

Thailand's rescued cave boys won't see World Cup final live

Twelve boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded Thai cave will watch a recording of the World Cup final which takes place on Sunday, not the live broadcast, an official at the hospital they are staying in said.

Four boys saved, the rest wait for rescue to resume Monday

Four boys saved, the rest wait for rescue to resume Monday

Four of 12 Thai schoolboys were rescued from a flooded cave on Sunday in a daring and dangerous operation to save the children and their soccer coach who have been trapped underground for more than two weeks.

Emerging equities rise on buoyant global sentiment

Emerging equities rise on buoyant global sentiment

Emerging stocks were set to end the first trading week of 2017 with gains of over 2%, benefiting from buoyant global equity sentiment, a dollar retreat and Chinese action to quash yuan market speculators.