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Last week saw the Thai king’s mistress crawling towards the monarch’s feet like a snail to be named as a key adviser.    Thailand’s king,...

Scientists Turn Durian Husks Into Antibacterial Bandage

Who would think that a smelly and non-appetizing fruit to most people can become a lifesaver? Singapore scientists invented an odor-free and eco-friendly antibacterial...

Scandals take shine off Asean’s rosy economic future

US vessels in the South China Post. Source: Wikimedia Despite the optimism about regional economic growth, expressed in the form of the new Asean Economic Community,...

Thai sex trade in spotlight

It took an unguarded remark from a Gambian minister to send Thailand into a bout of soul-searching this week about its reputation as a...

The shadow of succession

Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn during last year’s cycling campaign to bolster support for the heir to the throne. Source: Wikimedia Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej marked 70...

Rights crushed as election looms

Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Cambodian People’s Party are looking to retain power in next year's general election and the inevitable consequence is...

Thailand addresses tourist hangover

One of Thailand’s Similan islands. Source: Wikimedia The closure of Thailand’s Koh Tachai indefinitely from October due to fears that tourism is trashing the island's...

Spotlight shines on secretive Wa

United Wa State Army troops. Source: YouTube Claims that some of the planet's biggest corporations source raw materials from the pariah Wa state on Myanmar's...

Meth crisis will only get worse

Myanmar's Shan State supplies methamphetamines to the planet and exports are due to rise as billions are channelled into improving regional infrastructure, the Brussels-based...

Malaysia’s overflowing inbox

Malaysia's rulers juggle many cultural sensitivities. Source: Flickr Most of Malaysia’s ruling coalition will be pleased to see a busy year ahead with the federation...

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Philippine Air Force pilots are in Brunei to master the flying of the Blackhawk helicopter.

Philippine Air Force Pilots Undertake Blackhawk Helicopter Training in Brunei

Better be ready than sorry. The Philippine Air Force pilots are currently on rigorous flight training in Brunei. The exercise will enhance their skills...
More people are becoming victims to Cambodia human trafficking as they become enticed in promised jobs with high salaries.

Cambodia Human Trafficking: Job Recruitment Serves as Front to Lure Victims

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Three bottlenose dolphins were released back into their natural habitat after rescuing and nurturing them from a resort hotel that bought them for entertainment purposes.

Indonesian Sanctuary Releases Saved Bottlenose Dolphins from Captivity

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