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Government spokesman Ek Tha said Friday that the relics have enormous cultural and religious significance for Cambodians, noting that the late King Norodom Sihanouk moved them in 2002 from Phnom Penh, the capital, to the mountain shrine in the former royal city of Udong, in a ceremony attended by tens of thousands.
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Southeast Asian nations welcome Japan's efforts to nurture closer security cooperation, given China's growing assertiveness, though they hope the two powers will mend their frayed ties, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said Friday.
Indonesian police warned Thursday that Islamic extremists may be planning to target worshippers at Christmas and New Year celebrations in the capital Jakarta and other parts of the country.
Ethiopian Airlines' inaugural flight from Addis Ababa arrived at a rather wet Singapore Changi Airport on 3 December.
Indonesia's president has ordered police to step up security around churches over the Christmas holidays following reports of possible attacks.
The company, whose business interest includes airport, power and roads, has also picked Axis Capital, a unit of private Indian lender Axis Bank, and IDFC will sell some of their shares in the initial public offering of the airport unit, expected in the second half of next year, said the sources.
Jihad in Thailand is daily and it's deadly. Is it any wonder that neighboring Burma is pushing back on Rohingya Muslims waging jihad there? I don't bother alerting you to the 'everyday' terrorist murder or two in Thailand's southern provinces because you'd be reporting on nothing else.
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that there used to be more than 40 different indigenous languages in Taiwan, but only 22 have survived, approximately eight of which are facing possible extinction.
Take a motorbike tour through Vietnamese highlands. The perfect way to see the Vietnamese countryside between Nha Trang and Dalat is on the back of a motorbike.
WHEN Hezeri Samsuri received a frantic call from his mother about the floods in his hometown of Kuantan, Pahang, all he wanted to do was to go to her rescue.
An American national arrested in Phnom Penh on Monday on rape charges filed in the US will face new charges in Cambodian courts related to his alleged sexual assault of three underage girls at an orphanage he ran, local authorities said yesterday.
Adores living in her tight-knit Christmas Island community, which is full of colour, culture and beauty.
FORMER East Timor president Jose Ramos-Horta says Australia shouldn't under estimate the anger of East Timorese people over allegations of Australian spying.
Singer Mariah Carey holds hands with Santa Claus as she performs at the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony, attended by President Barack Obama and his family, at the Ellipse in Washington, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
Efforts to integrate the children of migrant worker from Burma into the country's higher education system are bearing fruit, with a threefold increase in the number of Burmese students in Thailand slated to take a 2014 matriculation exam that was administered for the first time earlier this year.
Singapore's first major riot in four decades is forcing the wealthy island to confront a stubborn but vexing question: how to treat low-paid foreign workers whose muscle underpins much of the economy but whose presence increasingly riles its citizens.