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Crown Prince of Brunei in Singapore for five-day visit

Crown Prince of Brunei in Singapore for five-day visit

SINGAPORE: The Crown Prince of Brunei Al-Muhtadee Billah is in Singapore for a five-day official visit. His visit is at the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister and Home Affairs Minister… Read more »

Philippines’Tacloban airport to be closed due to potholes on runway

Philippines’Tacloban airport to be closed due to potholes on runway

MANILA, Philippines – Local carriers will temporarily suspend operations out of the airport in Tacloban City due to safety risks posed by potholes on its runway. The Daniel Romualdez Airport… Read more »

Singapore’s Phillip Bank Opens Its Branch In Phnom Penh

Singapore’s Phillip Bank Opens Its Branch In Phnom Penh

PHNOM PENH ( SEA WEEKLY)_ Phillip Bank from Singa­pore on August 28 opened its branches in Phnom Penh as the kingdom has met the growth of financial transactions. Phil­lip Bank… Read more »

over 25 per cent of Cambodia high students passed national exam

over 25 per cent of Cambodia high students passed national exam

Cambodian high school students check results of examination in Sisowath High school in Phnom Penh on August 29, 2014. According to education ministry, about 25.72 per cent of 89,937 students… Read more »

Thai Rubber Farmer Self-Immolates As Crop Price Plunges

Thai Rubber Farmer Self-Immolates As Crop Price Plunges

  NAKHON SI THAMMARAT — A rubber farmer in Nakhon Si Thammarat province committed suicide yesterday amid the plunging price of raw rubber, a staple crop for many farmers is… Read more »

Philippine UN peacekeepers escape from siege

Philippine UN peacekeepers escape from siege

More than 70 Philippine UN peacekeepers have escaped from their besieged compound in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. But over 40 Fijian troops in the UN mission are still being held… Read more »

UN conference on island countries begins

UN conference on island countries begins

Leaders of island countries most affected by climate change are calling for international action to deal with it. The UN Conference on Small Island Developing States was held for the… Read more »

Thai Buddhists want temples to declare assets: Poll

Thai Buddhists want temples to declare assets: Poll

The National Institute for Development Administration (NIDA) yesterday released its latest poll on the reaction of Buddhist people following widespread share on the social media of an abbot of a… Read more »

Sendoff event held for youngsters visiting China

Sendoff event held for youngsters visiting China

A sendoff ceremony was held for a group of Japanese youth who were invited to China. The China-Japan Friendship Association extended the invitation to around 100 Japanese university students and… Read more »

China legislature proposes new HK election system

China legislature proposes new HK election system

China’s legislative body wants to introduce universal suffrage in elections for Hong Kong’s chief executive. But analysts say the new election system would virtually rule out participation by pro-democracy candidates…. Read more »