Stonehenge solstices go live worldwide

World Jun 22, 2019

Stonehenge solstices go live worldwide

People around the world can now view the movement of the sun and stars over the ancient stone circle at Britain's Stonehenge through a livestream launched on Friday, the summer solstice. The solstice marks the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and ...

Asia Pacific May 4, 2019

Background on the royal instruments for Thai king's coronation

During Thailand's main coronation event for King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Saturday, the monarch was presented with five royal regalia marking the legitimacy of his reign. Historical evidence suggests the tradition dates back to the Ayutthaya period (1350-1767) of Siam, as Thailand was known. The items were ...