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Thai village invaded by monkey army

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The invasion has lasted for more than a decade; hellish hordes of wild marauding long-tailed macaques are causing chaos in the Thai village of...
Obscure life of Philippines’ ex-dictator Marcos exposed

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New secret documents revealed by whistleblower platform Wikileaks show the ostentatious display of wealth and the obscure sense of humour of former Philippine President...
Infographic: US students in East Asia

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The graphic shows the distribution of American students in various countries in East Asia
Bribespot Thailand – The public strikes back on corruption

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The Thai version of Bribespot, an Internet portal and smartphone application where users can report incidents of bribe and corruption, has gone live in...
Infographic: Female education in Southeast Asia

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Women are still deprived of equal access to education in Southeast Asia, even if compared to other parts of the developing world the education...
Avalable, the Facebook integrated app for Thai singles.

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Are you a single male or female Thai? Integrating itself into Facebook, Avalable is a social dating app for iOS and Android operating systems. The...
Thai ‘bad monk’ delays his surrender

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The wolf in sheep’s clothing has announced his surrender, but is delaying his time. Wirapol Sukphol, (formerly known as Luang Pu Nen Kham Chattiko), is...

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The Philippines is increasingly dependent on its workers not only finding employment abroad, but also propping up the domestic economy. Philippines workers abroad –...
Thailand’s soldier monks

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Though it seems like a plot device from a Bruce Lee movie, this is very real – Thailand has an undercover army of “soldier...
Travel Trends: Cambodia’s beaches

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In the 1990s, many foreigners would have not imagined visiting conflict-stricken Cambodia, especially for a beach vacation. Fast forward to 2012 - and 3.5...
Most pessimistic country in ASEAN: Singapore

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Singapore has been identified by a survey of market reseacher Gallup as the most pessimistic country in ASEAN, and not only this, it also...
Filipino appetite for mobile computing growing

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According to a recent telecom industry market research study, Filipinos are increasingly hooked on mobile technology. The report, by TNS Philippines, found that most...
The #haze is back!

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The haze has returned to many parts of Malaysia with the resumption of fires in Sumatra, Air Pollution Index (API) levels are inching higher...
Thai monk caught in whirlpool of scandals

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Remember Thailand's jet-setting monks? It gets worse. Until a month ago, 33-year old Wirapol Sukphol had no limelight in Thailand, and why should he? Monks...
Singaporeans want more sex

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After a long day of work, the burden of taxing responsibilities accumulates, creating a vacuum that needs to be filled, demanding an outlet, a...
Malaysian bloggers charged for posting controversial pork pictures

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Charged on July 18 for “seditious publication” after posting a picture on Facebook of dining on pork during Ramadan, Alvin Tan, 25, and Vivian...
Strange ASEAN laws: Black magic ban in Indonesia

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The Indonesian government is currently considering adding a law to the country’s Criminal Code that would outlaw witchcraft.  Here is the proposed law: (1). Any...
Apple sued by Vietnamese erotica writer

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Back in March of 2010, actress, singer and author Le Kieu Nhu released her first book that was later met with harsh criticism for...