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Babyology
Google Home: The personal assistant all busy mums are actually going to loveHome’s slightly addictive usefulness that my kids have loved to take advantage
Babyology / Posted 36 minutes ago
Home’s slightly addictive usefulness that my kids have loved to take advantage of – “OK Google, what’s the capital of Myanmar?” – they’ve discovered that Google Home likes nothing more than to tell a joke or two. All corny, of course. And... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Author's Page for Mark John Maguireof Julian Assange puts the UK in an untenable position, where it finds itself i
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 hours ago
of Julian Assange puts the UK in an untenable position, where it finds itself in the same Dock as Saudi Arabia and Myanmar for unlawful detention. He further argues that the Assange case provides a seminal moment in the on-going struggle... Read more
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The Borneo Post
‘1.781 million legit foreign workers in M’sia as of June 30’Indonesian workers topped the list with 728,870 people, followed by Nepalese (4
The Borneo Post / Posted 5 hours ago
Indonesian workers topped the list with 728,870 people, followed by Nepalese (405,898), Bangladeshis (221,089) and Myanmar nationals (127,705). “The number of foreign workers from India is 114,455, Pakistan (59,281), the Philippines... Read more
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The Manila Times
Tax reform to cut poverty rate to 14% by 2022 – DOF execwhile Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam have only 10 percent; Si
The Manila Times / Posted 6 hours ago
while Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam have only 10 percent; Singapore, 7 percent; Malaysia, 6 percent; Myanmar, 5 percent; and Brunei, zero VAT. Currently, the country has 59 lines of VAT exemptions compared to 37 for... Read more
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The Manila Times
For whom the Balangiga bells tollmessy hardline policy has not worked anywhere and has earned for us widespread
The Manila Times / Posted 8 hours ago
messy hardline policy has not worked anywhere and has earned for us widespread criticism. Tried in Colombia, Thailand and Myanmar, government backed off from a failed policy. Even in Bilibid, the drug trade has reportedly resumed. The root cause... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
WHO urges action for eliminating hepatitis in India, Southeast Asiaand action and eliminate the disease as a public health threat by 2030,” she sa
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 hours ago
and action and eliminate the disease as a public health threat by 2030,” she said. WHO’s South-East Asia Region comprises of Bangladesh, Bhutan, North Korea, India, Indonesia, the Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Ti... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Indonesian expert tapped as new head of UN Myanmar team(AP) - A prominent Indonesian human rights expert has been appointed the new ch
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 10 hours ago
(AP) - A prominent Indonesian human rights expert has been appointed the new chairman of a U.N. fact-finding mission to Myanmar, which the government has said it will bar from entering. The U.N. human rights office said Thursday the president... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Indonesian expert tapped as new head of UN Myanmar team(AP) - A prominent Indonesian human rights expert has been appointed the new ch
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 hours ago
(AP) - A prominent Indonesian human rights expert has been appointed the new chairman of a U.N. fact-finding mission to Myanmar, which the government has said it will bar from entering. The U.N. human rights office said Thursday the president... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar seeks WHO help with deadly swine flu outbreakYANGON: Myanmar health authorities have asked the UN's health agency for help t
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 hours ago
YANGON: Myanmar health authorities have asked the UN's health agency for help to combat a deadly outbreak of swine flu that has sparked alarm in the commercial capital. At least six people have died and 30 more have been infected over the past week,... Read more
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CNET
Try this meditation tech to fight tech stress. Seriously.up for failure with that mentality," he says. "I spent six months, 14 hours a d
CNET / Posted 12 hours ago
up for failure with that mentality," he says. "I spent six months, 14 hours a day in meditation [with Buddhist monks in Myanmar]. The longest I went without a thought was maybe 48 seconds or a minute." Eventually, three bells chime. I feel like... Read more
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Reuters
Malaysia legalizes e-hailing services as Grab, Uber competea market share of 95 percent in third-party taxi-hailing and 71 percent in priv
Reuters / Posted 12 hours ago
a market share of 95 percent in third-party taxi-hailing and 71 percent in private vehicle hailing in Southeast Asia. Both Grab and Uber recently launched operations in Myanmar, aiming to capitalize on the country's burgeoning mobile services mark... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Amazon reaches for millions in Southeast Asia's cyberspaceat other emerging markets. Its current focus is on Daraz, an e-commerce platfor
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 hours ago
at other emerging markets. Its current focus is on Daraz, an e-commerce platform aimed at the 400 million people living in Myanmar, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Still, there's plenty of room for growth in Southeast Asia, where e-commerce accounts for... Read more
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The Star
New chairman appointed to U.N. mission probing Myanmar abusesNations' Human Rights Council has replaced the chairwoman of a team investigati
The Star / Posted 12 hours ago
Nations' Human Rights Council has replaced the chairwoman of a team investigating allegations of killings and rape by Myanmar's security forces, it said on Thursday, amid concerns over her perceived bias. Indian Supreme Court advocate Indira... Read more
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Reuters
New chairman appointed to U.N. mission probing Myanmar abusesNations' Human Rights Council has replaced the chairwoman of a team investigati
Reuters / Posted 13 hours ago
Nations' Human Rights Council has replaced the chairwoman of a team investigating allegations of killings and rape by Myanmar's security forces, it said on Thursday, amid concerns over her perceived bias. Indian Supreme Court advocate Indira... Read more
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dna
New chairman appointed to U.N. mission probing Myanmar abusesNations' Human Rights Council has replaced the chairwoman of a team investigati
dna / Posted 13 hours ago
Nations' Human Rights Council has replaced the chairwoman of a team investigating allegations of killings and rape by Myanmar's security forces, it said on Thursday, amid concerns over her perceived bias. Indian Supreme Court advocate Indira... Read more
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Business Wire
Total S.A. UK Regulatory Announcement: Total: Second Quarter and Half Year 2017 Resultsand increased participation in Aguada Pichana Este license (from 27% to 41%) S
Business Wire / Posted 13 hours ago
and increased participation in Aguada Pichana Este license (from 27% to 41%) Started up the Badamyar gas project in Myanmar on time and 20% below budget Investment of $450 million to increase by 30% the capacity of the Daesan integrated... Read more
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Business Wire
Total: Second Quarter and Half Year 2017 Resultsand increased participation in Aguada Pichana Este license (from 27% to 41%) S
Business Wire / Posted 13 hours ago
and increased participation in Aguada Pichana Este license (from 27% to 41%) Started up the Badamyar gas project in Myanmar on time and 20% below budget Investment of $450 million to increase by 30% the capacity of the Daesan integrated... Read more
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Business Wire
Total : Résultats du deuxième trimestre et du premier semestre 2017montée en participation sur la licence Aguada Pichana Este (de 27% à 41%) Mise
Business Wire / Posted 13 hours ago
montée en participation sur la licence Aguada Pichana Este (de 27% à 41%) Mise en production du projet gazier Badamyar au Myanmar conformément au calendrier initial avec des coûts inférieurs de 20% au budget Investissement de 450 M$ pour... Read more
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The Star
1.78 million foreign workers in Malaysiafor the highest number of foreign workers in Malaysia at 728,870, followed by N
The Star / Posted 13 hours ago
for the highest number of foreign workers in Malaysia at 728,870, followed by Nepal (405,898), Bangladeshi (221,089), Myanmar (127,705), India (114,455), Pakistan (59,281) and Philippines (56,153). "We also have 29,039 Vietnamese, 15,399... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Amazon reaches for millions in Southeast Asia's cyberspaceat other emerging markets. Its current focus is on Daraz, an e-commerce platfor
Greenwich Time / Posted 14 hours ago
at other emerging markets. Its current focus is on Daraz, an e-commerce platform aimed at the 400 million people living in Myanmar, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Still, there's plenty of room for growth in Southeast Asia, where e-commerce accounts for... Read more
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The News-Times
Amazon reaches for millions in Southeast Asia's cyberspaceat other emerging markets. Its current focus is on Daraz, an e-commerce platfor
The News-Times / Posted 14 hours ago
at other emerging markets. Its current focus is on Daraz, an e-commerce platform aimed at the 400 million people living in Myanmar, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Still, there's plenty of room for growth in Southeast Asia, where e-commerce accounts for... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Amazon reaches for millions in Southeast Asia's cyberspaceat other emerging markets. Its current focus is on Daraz, an e-commerce platfor
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 hours ago
at other emerging markets. Its current focus is on Daraz, an e-commerce platform aimed at the 400 million people living in Myanmar, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Still, there's plenty of room for growth in Southeast Asia, where e-commerce accounts for... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
How China became a paradise for rail travellersthe Yangtze River. In the south, high-speed track is being laid from Kunming al
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 hours ago
the Yangtze River. In the south, high-speed track is being laid from Kunming all the way to China’s borders with Laos and Myanmar. Here in Guizhou, the coming of the railway will transform the lives of the area’s ethnic minorities – the Miao, the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Amazon reaches for millions in Southeast Asia's cyberspaceat other emerging markets. Its current focus is on Daraz, an e-commerce platfor
Stamford Advocate / Posted 14 hours ago
at other emerging markets. Its current focus is on Daraz, an e-commerce platform aimed at the 400 million people living in Myanmar, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Still, there's plenty of room for growth in Southeast Asia, where e-commerce accounts for... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Amazon reaches for millions in Southeast Asia's cyberspaceat other emerging markets. Its current focus is on Daraz, an e-commerce platfor
Connecticut Post / Posted 14 hours ago
at other emerging markets. Its current focus is on Daraz, an e-commerce platform aimed at the 400 million people living in Myanmar, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Still, there's plenty of room for growth in Southeast Asia, where e-commerce accounts for... Read more
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Market Watch
Where you live may indicate how long you’ll liveLouisiana and eastern Kentucky. The life expectancy of 66 years in these counti
Market Watch / Posted 14 hours ago
Louisiana and eastern Kentucky. The life expectancy of 66 years in these counties is the same as in countries such as Myanmar and Ghana. Counties with the highest life expectancy, an average of 86 years, are in central Colorado, Alaska, along... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Competition from new brands, e-commerce? Not really, says Royal Sporting Housewhat I have to do is the new markets that we are currently going into like Viet
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 hours ago
what I have to do is the new markets that we are currently going into like Vietnam, and the ones we are looking at such as Myanmar and Cambodia,” Mr Westhead told Channel NewsAsia. “For Singapore, we have a very clear strategy and it is working.”... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Brief us on Marawi siege, Kuala Lumpur tells Manilaaffect their own positions,” Hishammuddin told reporters in Parliament on Thurs
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 hours ago
affect their own positions,” Hishammuddin told reporters in Parliament on Thursday. He said countries like Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam are urged to attend the briefing as instability in any Asean country would affect the regional... Read more
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The Star
Brief us on Marawi siege, Hisham tells Manilaaffect their own positions,” Hishammuddin told reporters in Parliament on Thurs
The Star / Posted 17 hours ago
affect their own positions,” Hishammuddin told reporters in Parliament on Thursday. He said countries like Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam are urged to attend the briefing as instability in any Asean country would affect the regional... Read more
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The Star
Three Malaysian boys march into Asian Junior third roundonly point in their 3-1 loss. Fong Hau cruised into the third round with a 21-
The Star / Posted 21 hours ago
only point in their 3-1 loss. Fong Hau cruised into the third round with a 21-16, 21-11 win over Aung Myo Htoo of Myanmar and should have no problem against Temur Turakhonov of Uzbekistan next. Ng Tze Yong is also in the third round, but... Read more
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Football Australia
Gombau ecstatic with stylish Aussie U-23s' displayThe Australian under-23 coach has returned to Spain from Myanmar after his side
Football Australia / Posted 22 hours ago
The Australian under-23 coach has returned to Spain from Myanmar after his side secured qualification for January's 2018 AFC U-23 Championship in China. Aussies qualify for 2018 AFC U-23 Championships Australia U-23s tops group after Myanmar... Read more
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The World Game
I'm producing Socceroos as well as Olyroos, says Gombauwas criticised by former club Adelaide United for selecting 11 players for this
The World Game / Posted 22 hours ago
was criticised by former club Adelaide United for selecting 11 players for this month's AFC Championship qualifiers in Myanmar, who will be too old for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. But the Under-23s coach, who doubles as an assistant to Ange... Read more
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Marketing Interactive
AccorHotels consolidates luxury home rental business under one brandand will include markets such as Hong Kong, Malaysia, Brunei, Philippines, Indo
Marketing Interactive / Posted 22 hours ago
and will include markets such as Hong Kong, Malaysia, Brunei, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, PNG, Myanmar, Macau, Mongolia, India, China, Australia and New Zealand. Meanwhile in Malaysia, AccorHotels revealed plans to... Read more
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BBC News
Does Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk ignore the role of Indian army?like Tobruk, Monte Cassino, Kohima and Imphal. A multinational force of British
BBC News / Posted 23 hours ago
like Tobruk, Monte Cassino, Kohima and Imphal. A multinational force of British, Indian and African units recaptured Burma (Myanmar) for the Allies. What happened with the Indian soldiers in Dunkirk is less clear. Yasmin Khan, historian and author... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Burma’s lawmakers unanimous in motion denouncing UN official’s remarksBURMA’S (Myanmar) lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously agreed on a motion to denoun
Asian Correspondent / Posted 23 hours ago
BURMA’S (Myanmar) lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously agreed on a motion to denounce the latest end-of-mission statement by a UN official during her recent visit to the country, local media reported. The motion, brought forward the day before by... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Govt to list Yaba as Category ‘A’ drug to ensure death penalty as highest punishmenttaken to set up a stronger anti-narcotics unit in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf as most
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
taken to set up a stronger anti-narcotics unit in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf as most of the Yaba enters Bangladesh through the Myanmar border. A decision has also been made to establish hospitals to treat drug addicts in every district, Ahmed... Read more
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express
Alert at Edinburgh Zoo as red panda goes walkiesfront gate. The red panda is endangered due to loss of habitat, poaching and t
express / Posted yesterday
front gate. The red panda is endangered due to loss of habitat, poaching and trapping in Nepal, Bhutan, northeast India, Myanmar and south-central China. London Zoo photography awards 2016Wed, February 17, 2016ZSL London Zoo Animal Photography... Read more
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Op-Ed News
China and India torn between silk roads and cocked gunsOcean-Africa-Mediterranean Sea Blue Economic Passage; the China-Pakistan Corrid
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
Ocean-Africa-Mediterranean Sea Blue Economic Passage; the China-Pakistan Corridor (CPEC); and the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Economic Corridor (BCIM-EC). To call all this an orgy of connectivity is an understatement.Enter "BRICS-Plus" Hindu... Read more
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Reuters
France to speed up visa delivery in drive to boost tourismmillion last year, and 100 million visitors in 2020. Citizens of Russia, India
Reuters / Posted yesterday
million last year, and 100 million visitors in 2020. Citizens of Russia, India, Thailand, the Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Indonesia will from Nov. 1 see the time to get a visa - which now takes around 10 days or so, more in peak season... Read more
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The Manila Times
Cimatu urges stronger cooperation on environmentcited the environmental group Germanwatch’s Global Long-Term Climate Risk Index
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
cited the environmental group Germanwatch’s Global Long-Term Climate Risk Index that named four ASEAN members — Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines — as among the 10 countries in the world most affected by extreme weather... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH trackster shatters ASG recordThis year’s event coincided with Asean’s 50th anniversary and the first time al
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
This year’s event coincided with Asean’s 50th anniversary and the first time all 10 member-countries—Philippines, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and first-timer Myanmar— all competed in the eve... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World View - Our Violent World and What the Future HoldsNigeria and Somalia in Africa. In Asia there are the Muslim rebellions in Kashm
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Nigeria and Somalia in Africa. In Asia there are the Muslim rebellions in Kashmir, southern Thailand, the Philippines and Myanmar. Israel and the Palestinians may appear to edge to the brink of war from time to time but the heavy violence when it... Read more
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Aljazeera
Why Jokowi's war on drugs is doing more harm than goodIndonesia's annual rates of drug consumption are similar to rates in other Sout
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
Indonesia's annual rates of drug consumption are similar to rates in other South-East Asian countries such as Vietnam and Myanmar, and much lower than rates in the United States and much of Europe. This implies that Indonesia's increasingly harsh... Read more
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Mashable
The moment a Buddhist temple got completely washed away in a flood in MyanmarA Buddhist temple in Myanmar has been swallowed by floodwaters in the wake of h
Mashable / Posted yesterday
A Buddhist temple in Myanmar has been swallowed by floodwaters in the wake of heavy monsoon rains. Footage shows the pagoda slowly sinking into floodwaters, before eventually disappearing completely into the Irrawaddy River — the country's largest... Read more
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The Star
Myanmar man nabbed over RM10,000 bribe to copSUNGAI PETANI: A 39-year-old Myanmar contractor was remanded for seven days for
The Star / Posted yesterday
SUNGAI PETANI: A 39-year-old Myanmar contractor was remanded for seven days for allegedly trying attempting to bribe a policeman RM10,000. Kedah Malaysian Anti-corruption Commission (MACC) director Datuk Mohd Fauzi Mohamad said the man was detained... Read more
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New Kerala
India rejects OIC resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir - newkerala news #257308Guinea, Sierra Leone, Guinea Bissau, Jammu, Kashmir, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ko
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Guinea, Sierra Leone, Guinea Bissau, Jammu, Kashmir, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Turkish Cyprus, the Rohingya in Myanmar, the Muslim communities in the Philippines and Thailand, and the Muslim minorities in the West. Share it!India... Read more
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The Star
Myanmar’s Rohingya abandoned after rapesRohingya Muslim Ayamar Bagon has lived on handouts since her husband left her a
The Star / Posted yesterday
Rohingya Muslim Ayamar Bagon has lived on handouts since her husband left her after she told him she was gang-raped by Myanmar soldiers in the final month of her pregnancy. She is among scores of women who accuse security forces of sexual... Read more
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New Kerala
ICC President discusses GST implementation in Northeast with Dr Jitendra Singh - newkerala news #257164of North Eastern States have found an extension beyond the borders in the form
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
of North Eastern States have found an extension beyond the borders in the form of trade prospects emerging with countries like Myanmar, Bhutan and Bangladesh. Share it!ICC President discusses GST implementation in Northeast with Dr Jitend... Read more
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Philboxing
COLUMN: WITHDRAWAL OF SEA GAMES HOSTING AND LESSONS OF 1991by those calamities were erased by the National Olympic Committees of Indonesia
Philboxing / Posted yesterday
by those calamities were erased by the National Olympic Committees of Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei and Laos themselves by sending a record 3,700 of their best athletes to the 13-day sportsfest. Tita Cory... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Is Thailand ready to tackle child sex trafficking?now be ready to begin tackling child sex traffickers who continue to destroy th
Asian Correspondent / Posted yesterday
now be ready to begin tackling child sex traffickers who continue to destroy the lives of vulnerable children from Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, hill tribes communities and impoverished families. Alongside the sexual abuse and the loss of childhood... Read more
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