A stupa niche decorated with a stucco figure of the Buddha at the Jaulian monastery, Taxila Call it absent-minded coincidence or Buddha's grand plan, former journalist and author Sunita Dwivedi was born in Kushinagar where Buddha attained the ... IndiaPost, 3 weeks ago
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Visiting religious sites can be an excellent way to get a feel for the culture in an unfamiliar city. Additionally, many sites are both historically and archeologically significant. If places that bear a significant connection to spirituality are of ...10Best.com, 1 day ago
Life Art installation Jelly Wall is one of the reasons judges handed outdoor area Landscape Sky the grand prize in this year's Taipei Urban Landscape Award. (Courtesy of NCCU) The winners of the Taipei Urban Landscape Award were honored Nov. 19 in ...Taiwan Today, 5 days ago
New strategic rail network to Tibet's borders endangers environment, raises regional security concerns
China has confirmed plans to extend the railway in Tibet to the borders of India, Bhutan and Nepal by 2020, and the construction of a new line east from Lhasa close to India's border, in a new strategic network. The Chinese state media has announced ...International Campaign for Tibet, 1 week ago
Doctors who performed an autopsy of a slain Myanmar journalist have found that five gunshot wounds caused his death, his wife said Thursday, a day after his corpse displayed traces of torture. A forensics team exhumed the body of Aung Kyaw ...Radio Free Asia, 2 weeks ago
Aung Thaung (with glasses) sits next to Aung San Suu Kyi at a meeting in Rangoon last year. (Photo: JPaing / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — On Friday, the United States Treasury announced it had blacklisted Aung Thaung, a powerful ruling party ...Irrawaddy, 3 weeks ago
Renowned Taiwan Architect Kris Yao to Speak at CUHK I•CARE University Lecture on Civility Free Tickets Available
The I•CARE Programme of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is privileged to have Mr. Kris Yao, a renowned architect from Taiwan, as the speaker of the University Lecture on Civility this year. Mr. Yao's architecture integrates function ...Noodls, 3 weeks ago
Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon on Saturday denied that British police would have any direct involvement in an investigation into the murder of two Britons on Koh Tao. May Thein, the mother of Win Zaw Htun, one of the two Koh Tao murder ...Bangkok Post, 1 month ago
Located at the heart of the world's fastest growing economy, , has been known as Asia's premier business and MICE destination. Officially the special administrative region of the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong is one of the most densely ...Express TravelWorld, 1 month ago
During my visit this past week to Hong Kong the Occupy Central & beyond protests were in force and effect. While the number of active protesters continues to decrease, road and transit blockages continue. The Occupy Central movement distilled to a ...Examiner.com, 1 month ago
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