Khao San road cancels New Year countdown event

  KHAO SAN road entrepreneurs have cancelled New Year countdown celebration at the popular tourist strip citing request by several government agencies in refraining from organising festivities to welcome the New Year due to the current fragile state of mind of the Thai people, TV Channel 7 said this morning (Dec. 24). Mr. Sanga Ruangwatanakul,

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Suu Kyi sentence reduced to two years from four – Myanmar state TV

  By Reuters staff, published by and Channel NewsAsia MYANMAR’S deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi has had her sentence reduced from four years to two years after a partial pardon by the head of the military-appointed government, the country’s state television reported today (Dec. 6). Earlier on Monday, a court in Myanmar found

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