BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN Desk) – One of the oldest unsolved mysteries in Asia has been solved – as recorded in a documentary film that premieres on Wednesday in Bangkok
On Easter Sunday in 1967, Jim Thompson went for an afternoon walk in the Cameron Highlands’ jungle-clad hills. The American, known as the “king of Thai silk”, was on vacation in Malaysia with friends at the Moonlight Cottage, a colonial-period villa in the old British hill station north of Kuala Lumpur.
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - This year’s World AIDS Day campaign promotes the theme of “Right to Health” and raises awareness of the 36.7 million people worldwide who are living with HIV in realising their rights.
HAI PHONG CITY (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Currently, 200,000 people with severe mental illness are entitled to monthly benefits, and 13,000 mental patients from economically disadvantaged backgrounds who cannot take care of themselves and have no caretakers have been admitted into social welfare establishments.
SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - According to data gathered from travel metasearch engine Kayak, South Korean travellers picked Southeast Asian destinations such as Bangkok and Da Nang as most preferred spots.
Countries in Southeast Asia are rising as popular holiday spots for South Korean travelers, with the destinations being the most searched online, market data showed Tuesday.