New York steps up security

May 25, 2017 by  
Filed under AMERICAS, News

NEW YORK, 25 May 2017: New York authorities, Monday, stepped up security at sensitive sites after a deadly bomb blast at a concert in Britain, although officials said there was no indication of a threat to US targets.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he was ordering additional patrols at “high-profile locations” including airports and the subway “out of an abundance of caution” after the assault at the show by US pop star Ariana Grande.

“This apparent act of terrorism, targeting a concert attended by thousands of teenagers and young people, is an inexplicable and abhorrent assault on our universal values as human beings,” Cuomo said in a statement. Read more

Concert at heritage library

December 13, 2016 by  
Filed under Events, News

BANGKOK, 13 December 2016: Neilson Hays Library welcomes back Russian pianist Ivan Sharapov for a concert at 1800 Sunday, 18 December.

Sharapov, who studied at the Moscow Conservatory, will perform pieces by Rachmaninoff, Brahms and Chopin.

Concert tickets cost THB500 for members and THB600 for non-members. Read more