Style and Culture

Style and Culture

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19-year-old from Cebu named Miss Philippines Earth 2014

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19-year-old Jamie Herrell from Cebu City was named Miss Philippines Earth 2014 during the pageant's coronation night at the SM Mall of Asia Arena...
Travel: 5 things you must see in Phnom Penh

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Only have a day or two in Phnom Penh before heading out to the next destination? Have no fear. The best things the capital...
Malaysia censors pig pictures in newspaper

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In what it defended to be "standard protocol" in Malaysia, the company that prints the International New York Times in the country, KHL Printing...
Advertising spending in Myanmar surges

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The recent entry of many international brands has led to a boom in advertising expenditure in Myanmar, increasing five-fold to some $118 million in...
Philippine ad smartly condemns gender stereotypes (video)video

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In 60 seconds, Pantene Philippines used an ad to deftly break down the double standards men and women face in the work place. The...
Malaysia has 93 female board directors

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Since January this year, 93 women in Malaysia have joined the boards of public-listed companies as directors, the Women, Family and Community Development ministry...
Miss World crowned under heavy guard

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Philippine model and actress Megan Young was crowned Miss World 2013 in Bali, Indonesia, on September 28 in an event heavily guarded by armed...
Megan Young wins Miss World Top Model contest

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Actress and TV host Megan Young, 23, from the Philippines won the Miss World 2013's Top Model contest, the pageant's website reported on September...
Thailand seizes $800,000 from disgraced monk

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Thailand has seized nearly $800,000 worth of assets, including a Porsche and a Mercedes-Benz and dozens of other cars, from a monk who was...
Myanmar presents ‘Miss Supranational’

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In a bid to take part in the next "Miss Supranational" beauty pageant to be held from August 17 to September in Belarus with...
Thailand censors anime into a blur

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Does Goku have his shirt off? Is that an axe that our hero is clutching between his hands? Are those girls in the show...
Myanmar’s punks break silence on religious violence

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Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence, and nothing is more anti-authoritarian than punks who break that silence. Myanmar’s issue is far bigger than its...
Hong Kong flight attendants learn how to kick butt

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Don’t dare aggravate a flight attendant on Hong Kong Airlines. Parented by Mainland China-based Hainan Airlines, the carrier has followed through with an earlier...
‘Virtual drummer’ in Thailand becomes web hit

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A Thai musician rocked off a potential musical career after he posted a Youtube video of himself playing on imaginary drums drawn on a...
Chinese-Greek student wins Miss World Singapore

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Eighteen-year old Maria-Anna Zenieris, a Singapore student that is half-Chinese, half-Greek, won the Miss World Singapore beauty pageant held on July 28 in the...
The Philippines’ crying cop

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On July 22, President Benigno Aquino’s delivered his State of the Nation Address (Sona) in Quezon City. Among the attendees were protesters voicing their...
Modern day slavery in Southeast Asia: Thailand and Cambodia

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Many in Western, developed nations believe that slavery has been long abolished. In reality it is a thriving multi-billion dollar industry — some estimate...
Sonic Bang: Thailand’s first international pop music festival

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Thailand is hosting its first annual international pop music festival in Bangkok this August. “Sonic Bang” will be a one-day event featuring 30 artists...