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3 hrs ago | Marco Eagle
Notorious Vee and Capt. Scott De Hooghe took Best in Parade honors. Marco Island's Christmas Boat Parade wound around the island Saturday evening, with spectators lining waterfront homes and public houses.
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7 hrs ago | CNN
Cambodian Sam Vishna looks at a mixture of brown and white skulls that make up a map of Cambodia at Tuol Sleng Prison Museum in Phnom Penh in 1998.
7 hrs ago | CNN
Women line outside a Phnom Penh karaoke bar where sex is sold. There are many such establishments on the road to Svay Pak, on the outskirts of the Cambodian capital.
9 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
As part of a program of reforms to reopen a country tightly confined for half a century, Burma's government last week reopened Rangoon University to undergraduates.
13 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
A commuter train collided with a fuel tanker in the Indonesian capital Jakarta Monday, killing at least five people and injuring 80 others as a women-only carriage derailed and burst into flames.
Phan Nhu Thao, 26, Vietnam's representative in the second season of Asia's Next Top Model.
SINGAPORE: Singaporeans woke up to unfamiliar images of burned cars and littered streets on Monday after a fatal road accident triggered a riot by South Asian workers - the worst outbreak of violence in more than 40 years.
A former assistant engineer with the Republic of Singapore Air Force was jailed for nine weeks on Monday for commercial sex with an underaged escort, the 29th man to be convicted in a long-running online vice case involving 51 men.
The Democrat Party, Thailand's oldest and the main force behind the country's political opposition, announced Sunday that its members would resign from Parliament and join anti-government street demonstrations, deepening the political turmoil that has left five people dead and hundreds injured over the past two weeks.
Twenty-seven men from South Asia were arrested in connection with Sunday night's riot in Little India, which apparently started after a bus ran over and killed an Indian worker as he was crossing a road.
That elusive first win continues to elude Cambodians competing under the banner of Asia's biggest MMA promotion, as Khim Dima came up short at ONE FC: Moment of Truth in Manila on Friday, getting stopped in the opening round by Ruel Catalan of the Philippines.
A riot broke out among South Asian workers in Singapore late Sunday, damaging police cars and other vehicles in the city state's Little India district, eyewitnesses and local media said.
The Philippine government and Muslim rebels on Sunday signed a crucial power sharing accord, paving the way for a final peace agreement aimed at ending a decades-long insurgency that has killed tens of thousands.
Gunmen on a motorcycle shot dead a radio broadcaster in the southern Philippines in the second such murder in a week, police said on Sunday.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has emphasised that in a more contested political environment, the PAP must fight for what it believes in.
Najib Ahmad Bamadhaj and Hisyammudin Abdullah worked on all 11 art pieces together, a rare occasion in the Malaysian art scene.
Indonesia is in talks with Russia on the purchase of a number of Kilo Class submarines, as the country expands its deterrent capabilities in anticipation of future regional disputes.