Asean Morning News For November 22

Asean Morning News For November 22

Asean Morning News Compiled by Kongleaphy Keam    @kongleaphy1   Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program participants set off for Indonesia Participants in the Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program have set off on the Nippon Maru for Indonesia and Malaysia after engaging in a week of activities in Thailand. — NBT […]

Asean Morning News For November 21

Asean Morning News For November 21

Asean Morning News Compiled by Kongleaphy Keam    @kongleaphy1   Asean +3 call for open trading system The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and trading partners Japan, China and South Korea have emphasized the need to pursue an open trading system for the region. — The Mainla Times ASEAN aims to provide universal health care […]

Oh My Buddha: Myanmar Buddhist Monks in Roadside Fisticuffs (video)

There’s nothing new about videos of Myanmar Buddhist monks behaving badly. In fact bad-boy monk Ashin Wirathu, known as ‘the Burmese bin Laden’, has even appeared on a cover of Time with the title ‘the face of Buddhist terror’ for his calls to remove every Rohingya from Myanmar. The foul-mouthed Myanmar Buddhist monk also called […]

Asean Morning News For November 20

Asean Morning News For November 20

Asean Morning News Compiled by Kongleaphy Keam    @kongleaphy1   Southeast Asia’s poorest mostly Filipinos, Indonesians – ASEAN report Around 90% of the 36 million people in Southeast Asia living below the international poverty line are Filipinos and Indonesians, according to a development report released by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). — Rappler  ASEAN […]

Thailand English-language News for November 17 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for November 17, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:42 | Singapore’s Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM), Goh Chok Tong, has met with Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at Government House and discussed five decades of bilateral relations between the two countries. 01:46 | Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has expressed his sympathy to […]

Asean Morning News For November 17

Asean Morning News For November 17

Asean Morning News Compiled by Kongleaphy Keam    @kongleaphy1   Asean urges non-militarization, self-restraint in South China Sea The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) reiterated its call for non-militarization and self-restraint in the South China Sea amid Beijing’s reclamation activities and apparent arming of artificial islands in the disputed waters. — Inquirer Regional firms say […]

Thailand English-language News for November 16 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for November 16, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:42 | Air Marshal Pakdee Saeng-xuto has conferred royal gifts on the rocker ‘Toon Bodyslam’ for his fundraising run, “Step by Step for 11 Hospitals across the Country”, on behalf of King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun. The entertainer has so far run 572 kilometers […]

Asean Morning News For November 16

Asean Morning News For November 16

Asean Morning News Compiled by Kongleaphy Keam    @kongleaphy1   Investment between Southeast Asian countries reached record US$24 billion in 2016 says ASEAN-UNCTAD report Investment between firms in the 10 member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) rose to a record US$24 billion in 2016 thanks to increased financial strength and cash holdings, […]

Happy Ending For Drowned Young Thai Boy Caught on Camera (HD video)

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A dramatic video has emerged of frantic attempts by a Hmong hill-tribes man in the northern Thailand province of Chiang Rai to resuscitate a young Thai boy who drowned while playing near a small waterway. In the video above, a young Thai boy lies motionless in the dirt, his shirt rolled up. A man straddles […]

Asean Morning News For November 15

Asean Morning News For November 15

Asean Morning News Compiled by Kongleaphy Keam    @kongleaphy1   A stronger Asean will bring greater stability, opportunities for S’pore: PM Lee Singaporeans will enjoy greater stability and benefit from a more prosperous South-east Asia if the Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) can strengthen regional cooperation and become more effective under the Republic’s chairmanship next […]

Thailand English-language News for November 14 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for November 14, 2017, Newsline presenter Surapan Laotharanarit  tells us about: 00:41 | Over 600,000 people have visited the royal crematorium and exhibition at Sanam Luang during the first 11 days it has been opened to the public. 03:14 | Deputy prime minister General Prawit Wongsuwan said he has not yet been informed on […]

Asean Morning News For November 14

Asean Morning News For November 14

Asean Morning News Compiled by Kongleaphy Keam    @kongleaphy1   Asean stands by Suu Kyi regarding Rohingya crisis Indonesia expresses concern but myanmar spared serious criticism over humanitarian situation — The Nation Asean takes calm tack on South China Sea ASEAN PUSHED for early negotiations on the Code of Conduct (CoC) in the South China Sea […]

Asean Morning News For November 13

Asean Morning News For November 13

Asean Morning News Compiled by Kongleaphy Keam    @kongleaphy1   South China Sea Harmony: Beijing’s For The Taking The Philippines is on the front line of China’s entry into a strategic theatre in Asia that has been dominated by the United States since World War II. Its experience of China’s rise is a sometimes fraught daily […]

Head Kicking Monk The Latest Thailand Buddhism Embarrassment (video)

Head Kicking Monk The Latest Thailand Buddhism Embarrassment (video)

  Video’s, photos, and stories of Buddhist monks behaving badly in Thailand are nothing new. Reports of everything from drug-fuelled parties to sex with underage boys and girls are so routine that it barely raises an eyebrow among expats, while the majority of Thais try to pretend that there is nothing amiss with Buddhism in […]

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