Two migrant workers from Burma have retracted their confessions to killing two British travellers on a southern Thai resort island, the men's lawyers said. They now claim to have neither raped the female victim nor slain the pair, they added. ... Irish Independent, 1 week ago
Scotland Yard probes Koh Tao crime scene - DVB, 6 days ago
Men accused of Thailand tourist murders retract statements - ONE News, 1 week ago
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"The Railway Man" is Eric Lomax. He is a British POW of the Japanese Army during World War II, made to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. There he underwent severe and humiliating torture, which would haunt him for the rest of his life. However, one ...ABS-CBN News, 4 weeks ago The forgotten corps of the Forgotten Army Asian Age, 1 month ago
WASHINGTON, DC .- Innovative British photographer Captain Linnaeus Tripe (18221902) captured some of the earliest photographs of India and Burma (now Myanmar). In the first major traveling exhibition of his work, Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer ...Artdaily.org, 1 month ago Capt. Linnaeus Tripe photo exhibit at National Gallery Washington Post, 1 week ago
From the moment Burma gained independence from British rule in 1948, ethnic groups have been fighting for autonomy in the border areas. Civil war began after the government refused minority groups any form of federal governance and the conflict ...DVB, 1 week ago
HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Dr. Tim Smith will release his newest book, Vietnam and the Unravelling of Empire: General Gracey in Asia 1942-1951 in the U.S. on Oct. 22. The book was published in the United Kingdom on Oct. 15. Vietnam and the Unravelling ...Huntington College Television, 1 week ago
A book titled, The Endless Kabaw Valley British created vicious cycle of Manipur, Burma and India authored by Dr Th Suresh Singh and published by the Quills Ink Publishing would be released on August 20 at Manipur Press Club Source The Sangai ExpressE Pao!, 2 months ago
Aung San Suu Kyi. (Photo: AFP/File) Naypyidaw: Burma's parliament will consider amending the country's constitution, which currently bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president ahead of elections next year, an official said ...Deccan Chronicle, 9 hours ago With Suu Kyi Blocked, Myanmar's NLD Eyes Former General for President VOA News, 1 month ago
India-born British author Neel Mukherjee lost out on the 2014 Booker Prize to Australian novelist Richard Flanagan, who won the prestigious literary prize for 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North' that tells the story of prisoners of war on the Burma railway.IBN Live, 3 days ago Australian author Richard Flanagan wins Man Booker Fiction Prize Business Standard, 1 week ago Book of Life Open, 2 weeks ago Neel Mukherjee loses Booker Prize to Aussie novelist The Freepress Journal, 2 weeks ago
A Thai court has dismissed a criminal defamation case against a British labour activist who criticised conditions in the food industry. The court said the investigation into the case did not meet certain legal requirements. Last year, Mr Hall ...Fresh Plaza, 2 days ago Thai Court Throws out Defamation Case Against British Rights Activist Irrawaddy, 3 days ago First defamation charges against Andy Hall dismissed DVB, 3 days ago British activist Thai case dropped Irish Independent, 3 days ago
Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu The British era District Police Office building which is more than a century old is to be demolished soon and a new building will be constructed in the site. Photo: K. Ananthan The century-old ...The Hindu, 1 week ago
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