Thailand's national Buddhism body is keeping an eye on monks nationwide for any inappropriate behavior after a video emerged on YouTube showing Buddhist monks flying on a private jet. The video, attracted criticism from Buddhists nationwide, showed one of the monks wearing stylish aviator sunglasses, carrying a luxury brand travel bag, and a pair of modern wireless headphones, the New York Post ...
Cambodia's lost city of Mahendraparvata lay hidden beneath a canopy of dense vegetation. Airborne lasers produced a detailed map of a vast cityscape, including highways and previously undiscovered temples near Cambodia's prized Angkor Wat ...
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines will be able to export for the first time its hybrid corn seed once nearby Southeast Asian countries including Vietnam opens up to biotechnology products within the next two ...
Christian Communities in Laos Committed to Defend LifeLAOS, May 29, 2013 (Zenit.org) - A family planning campaign launched by the Department for Health Care in the province of Huaphan, located in eastern Laos, encourages women to undergo surgical sterilization (tubal ligation). According to Fides News Agency, the project, supported by the United Nations Fund for Population Activities ...
In a rural classroom in the Thai highlands, hill-tribe children energetically slide their fingertips over tablet computer screens, practicing everything from English to mathematics and music. The disadvantaged students are part of an ambitious project by Thailand to distribute millions of the handheld devices in schools, in a move supporters hope will boost national education standards. For ...
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Songa Mercur (mid-water semisub) is departing Cuba for Vietnam after failing to find oil, AFP reported on Tuesday. Drilling work in Cuba was suspended because of a problem-plagued exploration well, and the start of the hurricane season, reported the state-run Agencia de Informacion National (AIN). Songa Mercur was drilling in shallow waters in the central Cuban province of Ciego de Avila about ...
Pope Francis has appointed two new bishops in Vietnam, with the announcement coming the day after the conclusion of the latest round of negotiations between the Vatican and the Vietnamese government. The Pope appointed Father Nguyen Huu Long as an auxiliary bishop of Hung Hoa, and Father Pierre Nguyen Van Vien as auxiliary of Vinh. In a series of talks, representatives of the Holy See and the ...
BANGKOK -; Thailand's government on Tuesday acknowledged losing more than $4.46 billion in one year in a much-criticized scheme to support rice prices that ended up dislodging the country from its spot as the grain's top exporter. The program is likely to be amended to reduce the losses, the commerce minister ...
General Meeting and Strategy Conference - IFEX network calls for ASEAN action to protect free expression in Southeast Asia
Brunei Darussalam: H.E. Pehin Dato Dr. Awang Hj. Ahmad bin Hj. Jumat, Cambodia: H.E. Srun Thirith, Indonesia: H.E. Rafendi Djamin, Lao PDR: H.E. Phoukhong Sisoulath, Malaysia: Dato' Sri Dr. Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, Myanmar: Amb. Kyaw Tint Swe, Philippines: Amb. Rosario Gonzales Manalo, Singapore: Amb. Chan Heng Chee, Thailand: H.E. Seree Nonthasoot, Vietnam: Amb.Le Thi Thu, ASEAN ...
BANGKOK -- Thailand's government has acknowledged losing more than $4.46 billion in a much-criticized scheme to support rice prices that ended up dislodging the country from its top spot as the grain's exporter. Prime Minister's Office Minister Warathep Rattanakorn said Tuesday the government's sales of the rice failed to cover the sum it paid to farmers under the 2011-2012 ...
Our nuclear programmes are completely transparent. But we are ready to show greater transparency and make clear for the whole world that the steps of the Islamic Republic of Iran are completely within international frameworks. The sanctions are unfair, the Iranian people are suffering, and our (nuclear) activities are legal. These sanctions are illegal and only benefit Israel.
Iran's president-elect was speaking after his historic election victory.
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Daimler India Commerical Vehicles Pvt Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of German automobile major Daimler AG, Tuesday announced shipment of 64 FUSO trucks to Sri Lanka.
In a statement issued here, the company said the FUSO trucks make at its plant near here are headed towards Sri Lanka as a part of its commitment to export to various Asian and African countries.
Last month, Daimler India along with Mitsubishi FUSO Truck and Bus Corporation, another Daimler AG entity, launched the FUSO trucks near here.
"The export of the first FUSO trucks to Srilanka is a realisation of our promise to export from DICV (Daimler India), Chennai. Going forward, more trucks will be exported to other Asian and African markets," Marc Llistosella, managing director and CEO, Daimler India was quoted as saying in the statement.
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