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Nests of Cambodia's endangered national bird found in Preah Vihear province

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - About 99 per cent of the global population of the giant ibises is estimated to live in Cambodia.

FEATURE: An ancient and mystical Khmer martial art claws its way back

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Cambodia's lesser known martial art, Yuthakun Khorm, is experiencing a recent boost. 

Under a billowing mulberry tree on the grounds of the Royal University of Phnom Penh, around 30 martial artists undergo their daily training under the instruction of a master.

Cambodia: Preserving forgotten pagoda

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Heritage enthusiasts are hoping to raise awareness to preserve a pre-Angkorian temple and an early 20th entury pagoda. 

Thai national arrested for smuggling on Thailand-Myanmar border

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - A Thai national was arrested in connection with a shipment of weapons allegedly sold by a Cambodian deminer.

Thai authorities have arrested another man in connection with a shipment of weapons allegedly sold by a Cambodian deminer, according to Thai media reports.

Drug components in Busan wastewater rise in summer: study

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Traces of illegal narcotics found in wastewater in Busan, shows considerable increase during summer vacation season.

Pakistan Army chief condemns killing of US troops in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - "General Qamar Javed Bajwa offered heartfelt condolences on the death of two Special Forces soldiers."

In a rare move by the military, Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa on Thursday condemned a [Taliban attack on US troops in Afghanistan][2] that had left two American soldiers dead. 

From FinTech to EdTech

August 3, 2017

Last week my elder brother made a remark that shook my understanding of education, “I learn today more from YouTube than I have learnt all my life”.   In truth, we are bombarded by so much information that we have knowledge indigestion. 

India-backed ambulance service to be expanded countrywide soon

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Under phase I India provided a grant for the deployment of 88 ambulances in Western and Southern provinces.

The government plans to expand Sri Lanka’s pioneering pre-hospital care emergency response ambulance service, Suwasariya, launched with Indian financial backing a year ago. Government sources told The Island that the free ambulance services now operating in Western and Southern Provinces would be soon expanded to the remaining provinces under the second phase of the project.

US Senate passes sanctions over North Korea's nukes

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - The US Senate passed new sanctions aimed at curbing North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.

Nawaz Sharif steps down as Pakistan PM after SC's disqualification verdict

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - All five judges who heard the Panama Papers case were unanimous that Nawaz Sharif is unfit to hold office.

The Pakistan Supreme Court on Friday disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from holding public office in a landmark decision on the Panama Papers case.