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Swiss man jailed in Cambodia for child sex


September 14th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Sep 14 (IANS) An 81-year-old Swiss man was Friday convicted by a court in Cambodia's capital for his involvement in child prostitution. He was sentenced to five years ... Read more...

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India posts 25 percent increase in visas on arrival


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A total of 9,412 visas on arrival (VoAs) were issued till August compared to 7,514 during corresponding period of 2011, registering a growth of 25.3 ... Read more...

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More foreign travellers opting for visa on arrival


August 13th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A total of 941 visas were issued under the Visa on Arrival (VoA) scheme in July 2012 as compared to 820 visas in July last ... Read more...

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Respect our interests in Asia-Pacific, China tells US


July 13th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) The Chinese government hopes the US will respect its interests and concerns along with other nations in the Asia-Pacific region.According to China Daily, Foreign Minister Yang ... Read more...

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US wants close ties with ASEAN


July 11th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, July 11 (IANS) The US wants to strengthen relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday.She was speaking at ... Read more...

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Rise in Visa on Arrivals in June 2012


July 11th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Visa on Arrivals (VoAs) recorded an increase of over 12 percent in the month of June compared to the same period last year, officials ... Read more...

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56 Cambodian kids die of unknown disease


July 7th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, July 6 (IANS) At least 56 children have been killed by an unknown disease in Cambodia in the past three months, the ministry of health and the World ... Read more...

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Decline in Visas on Arrival in May


June 7th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) There was a decline of over 6 percent in Visa on Arrival (VoA) from 11 countries in May this year compared to the same period ... Read more...

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Around 500 held in China telecom scam


May 24th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) A total of 482 people have been arrested on suspicion of their involvement in a major transnational telecom scam in China, the government said Thursday.Among the ... Read more...

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34 percent jump in visas on arrival Jan-March


April 10th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The visas on arrival issued to foreign tourists from 11 countries saw a jump of 34 percent during January-March this year compared to the same ... Read more...

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Drug-resistant Malaria spreads along Thai-Myanmar border


April 6th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A drug-resistant malaria strain, which health officials had hoped to contain to a small area in southwest Asia, has spread significantly along the Thai-Myanmar border, ... Read more...

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Myanmar to host Southeast Asian Games


March 25th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, March 25 (IANS) Myanmar will host the 27th Southeast Asian Games next year that will see participation from 11 regional countries.This will be the third time the country will ... Read more...

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Wasps sting tourists in Bodh Gaya


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 23 (IANS) Over three dozen tourists, including those from Sri Lanka and Cambodia, have come under attack by wasps in the past three days in Bihar's Bodh ... Read more...

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Security improves in Mekong river


March 11th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (IANS) A four-nation joint patrol of the Mekong river has improved the security of the vessels following a deadly attack last year, reports Xinhua.Shipping on the river ... Read more...

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Over 12,000 visitors get Indian visa on arrival


January 31st, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Over 12,000 visitors from 11 countries used the tourist visa on arrival facility in 2011, with the maximum numbers coming from New Zealand, Japan and ... Read more...

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70-year-old Briton held for molesting Cambodian boys


January 29th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) A 70-year-old retired British teacher has been charged with molesting at least five minor boys in Cambodia, a media report said.Reginald Blakeley, who allegedly molested the ... Read more...

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China spends $158 mn on nature reserve


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) China has spent one billion yuan (about $158 million) in 2011 to protect the Sanjiangyuan Nature Reserve, the source of the country's three major rivers, the ... Read more...

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China spends $158m on major riverheads


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) China injected one billion yuan (158 million) last year to protect the headwaters of three major rivers.The money was spent on afforestation projects and recovery of ... Read more...

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China spends $150 mn protecting major river sources


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) China injected one billion yuan (around $158 million) in 2011 to protect the Sanjiangyuan nature reserve, where China's three major rivers have their sources.Sanjiangyuan -- with ... Read more...

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Thai navy rescues 800 dogs from smugglers


January 12th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Jan 12 (IANS) Thai navy officials Thursday rescued over 800 dogs when they were about to be smuggled via the Mekong river to neighbouring Laos.A Mekong river patrol unit ... Read more...

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Over 9,000 foreigners got Indian visa on arrival


November 11th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) As many as 9,739 foreigners from 11 countries opted for visas on arrival till October, with New Zealanders topping the list.In October, 1,234 Visas on ... Read more...

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Indonesia considering import of 500,000 tonnes rice from India


November 4th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 4 (IANS) Indonesia is considering import of 500,000 tonnes of rice from India, an official said Friday.Deddy Saleh, foreign trade director general at the trade ministry here, said ... Read more...

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Pattinson to help Cambodian charity


October 26th, 2011 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson is auctioning off a private screening of his upcoming movie "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1", which he hopes will raise ... Read more...

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Floods affect 8 million in Asia: UN


October 15th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Oct 15 (IANS) At least 650 people have died and over eight million people have been affected by floods and typhoons in Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and the Philippines, ... Read more...

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‘Tomb Raider’ inspired Jolie to adopt


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie reveals she was inspired to adopt by her role in "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider"."A turning point in my life came when I ... Read more...

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Cambodia establishes first life insurance firm


August 14th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Aug 14 (IANS) The Cambodian government has joined hands with four foreign companies to establish the country's first ever life insurance firm.Currently, Cambodia has six insurance companies and ... Read more...

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More than 800 visas on arrival issued in July


August 12th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) More than 800 visas on arrival (VoA) were issued to foreign tourists in India last month, an official statement said Friday."In July 2011, a total ... Read more...

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Six bronze medals for India in Vovinam meet


August 3rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian Vovinam martial arts team won six bronze medals in the World Vovinam Championship organised in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam July 26-31."Twenty-Two countries ... Read more...

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Cambodian vessel detained in Russia for poaching


July 25th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian border guards have detained a Cambodia-flagged vessel suspected of poaching crab in Russian waters, officials said Monday.A border guards spokesman said the vessel was ... Read more...

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India issued 770 visas on arrival to foreigners in June


July 13th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A total of 770 visas on arrival (VoA) were issued to foreign tourists of 10 countries in June, an official statement said.According to the statement, ... Read more...

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India issues over 5,000 visas on arrival till May


June 8th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) India has issued over 5,000 visas on arrival to foreigners from 11 countries till May this year, the tourism ministry said here Wednesday.The maximum numbers ... Read more...

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China calls for tsunami warning system


May 25th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) China has proposed a tsunami warning system linking countries in the South China Sea region, China Daily reported Wednesday."The system will allow countries to share information ... Read more...

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Thailand cancels ceasefire talks with Cambodia


April 27th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Apr 27(ANI): Thai and Cambodian forces exchanged fire for a fifth day on Tuesday, as politicians argued over the failure of proposed peace talks.According to the Bangkok Post, proposed peace ... Read more...

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US ‘deeply concerned’ over Thailand-Cambodia border clashes


April 26th, 2011 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) The US remains "deeply concerned" about the clashes between security forces along the Thailand-Cambodia border, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said."We strongly urge both ... Read more...

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UN chief calls on Cambodia, Thailand for ceasefire


April 25th, 2011 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on warring Cambodia and Thailand to declare a ceasefire, as border clashes between the two countries continued for ... Read more...

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