“During ancient times, Cambodians believed receiving Sak Yantra tattoos was a spiritual practice to protect their bodies from enemies and clearing away obstacles, bringing power to one’s life and body.”
While most of the residents of the White Building have now left since the demolition started this week, many of the cats that lived in the building have been left behind by their owners.
While City Hall said the demolition of the building was to start once all the families had vacated, Kaeou and his grandmother were among five of the families who hung on in the famous old building.
The practice of turbocharging sexual encounters with powerful drugs that peel back inhibitions and boost endurance has gripped parts of Europe’s gay community.
It unspooled a crisis across Southeast Asia as gangmasters abandoned their human cargo in the camps where hundreds died from starvation and malaria, and at sea in overcrowded boats.
The ruling is an extremely rare conviction for a senior army officer in junta-ruled Thailand. Lt Gen Manas, the highest-ranking official on trial, was a top figure in the security apparatus covering Thailand’s south.
The “ger” districts’ crowded residential clusters and smoggy grey air are a far cry from the sprawling grasslands that Jamiynsurengiin Olzod, a 35-year-old seamstress, once called home.
The new traffic lights were funded by the Japanese International Cooperation Agency and cost $16 million in a bid to ease congestion in the capital’s streets.
India’s rising affluence and growing numbers of working women have spurred demand for such workers and campaigners say there are likely to be millions more working in the unregulated sector.
Thai and Myanmar nationals were arrested in 2015 following the discovery of graves in jungle camps used by traffickers to hold migrants near the Thailand-Malaysia border.
With the cream of the British army trapped by a lightning German advance into northern France in May 1940, the country’s new leader Winston Churchill was told they would be lucky to get 30,000 men out alive.
The Madras High Court ordered that the garment workers should receive a pay rise of up to 30 percent – the first minimum wage hike for 12 years – and that they could claim arrears going back to 2014.
“Countries in Asia and the Pacific are at highest risk of plummeting into poverty – and disaster – if mitigation and adaptation are not quickly implemented,” said Bambang Susantono.
Annual maximum daily temperatures at airports could rise by 4 to 8 degrees Celsius by 2080, they found, leading to more costly delays in take-offs or cancellations.
Surrounded by a cornucopia of glittering Buddha statues, eerie dolls and other spiritual trinkets, the 57-year-old uses sacred powders and ointments to conduct his “good luck” ritual.
Her zen attitude paid off. The book has been heaped with awards including a Pulitzer prize and become a runaway bestseller, with former president Barack Obama among its many fans.
Rohingya Muslim women lined up to tell reporters of missing husbands, mothers and sons as international media were escorted to a village in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state affected by violence since October.
The region’s future growth and security – as well as the welfare of hundreds of millions of people – are at stake, a new report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.
It would be fair to say that Saraswati Publishing was started to preserve and record stories that can only come from Cambodia.
President Donald Trump’s relationship with Emmanuel Macron was off to an awkward start, with a jaw-clenching handshake at a summit in Brussels before the French president rebuked the US leader for his stance on climate change.