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At Angkor Wat, Groundbreaking Research Upends Cambodian History

Today, all eyes in the archaeology world are on Cambodia, as new evidence suggests a lost city near Angkor Wat which upends many of historians' assumptions about Southeast Asian history.

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[Video] Reshuffle May Spell the End for China's Military Performers

China’s military cultural troupes traverse the globe, winning top awards for their odd, circus-like feats. But as Chinese president Xi Jinping reshuffles China’s military power structure the...

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Japanese Comedian to Represent Cambodia at Rio Olympics

For the first time ever, Cambodia will be represented in both the men's and women's marathons at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics.

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Chinese Man Tries to Pay Ticket With Small Change, Gets Detained

A Chinese man was recently detained after protesting a US$7.61 ticket by paying it with small change, much to the chagrin of police officers.

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Cambodia, Thailand Take Baby Steps Toward Nuclear Power Development

As Vietnam's own nuclear power plant sits on the backburner, our neighbors are beginning to take an interest in atomic energy.

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This Chinese Mask Factory Is Betting on a Trump Victory

It's the stuff of nightmares: a factory full of plastic masks, each bearing the face of United States presidential candidate Donald Trump. In one Chinese factory, this is an everyday scene.

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[Video] Foreigner Calls out Chinese Line-Jumper in 3 Different Dialects

In Vietnam, where creative queuing is often practiced – if queuing is practiced at all – dealing with someone who cuts in line is a common occurrence.

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[Photos] 19 Images of 1972 Singapore

Today, Singapore is far and away one of the most developed cities in Asia. The Lion City routinely ranks among the most liveable cities in Asia and represents for much of its region the pinnacle of cl...

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19 Singlish Words Added to Oxford English Dictionary

Earlier this year, the prominent Oxford English Dictionary added to its tome a host of new Singlish words, recognizing more of the Lion City's colloquial terminology.

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[Photos] One Year After Earthquake, Nepal’s Monuments Still in Ruins

Nearly one year and one month has passed since Nepal's devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake.

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[Video] No More Fruit: China Bans Erotic Banana-Eating Online

 While South Korea is busy going wild for stray cats eating food, China has its own ideas about dining while in view of a webcam.

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This 92-Year-Old Singaporean is McDonald’s Oldest Employee

While McDonald’s food has proven its ability to withstand the test of time, so has Madam Goh Gwek Eng, the company’s oldest employee.

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Apple Loses iPhone Trademark Battle in Chinese Court

Among China's wealth of knockoff goods, one small local company just earned a huge victory over one of the most famous tech companies in the world.

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Chinese Cartoon Warns Female Civil Servants Against Dating Foreign Spies

In honor of its first-ever National Security Education Day, China put together a 16-panel cartoon warning its government employees against being seduced by ginger-haired foreign spies.

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South Korea's Latest Drama Is a Hit...in North Korea

Thanks to the unstoppable power of Hallyu, South Korea's latest drama, Descendants of the Sun, is fast gaining a worldwide audience. The 14-episode series has become a sensation not only in its home c...

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After Elephant Dies, Petition to End Cambodia's Elephant Rides Reaches 56,000 Signatures

An online petition which aims to put a stop to elephant rides in Siem Reap has garnered more than 56,000 signatures after the sudden death of an elephant at Angkor Wat last week.

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[Video] In Thailand, Sleeping Driver Goes for a Spin

We've all had a morning commute where we probably could have used more coffee or, better yet, more sleep. You would think – what with the honking and the traffic and the general melee – that it's damn...

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[Video] Chinese Workers Hold Bulldozer Fight in City Streets

Show of hands: who hasn't driven past a construction site and wondered what would happen if the bulldozers challenged each other to a duel? If you're one of the unique spirits who has had this experie...

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In China, New Vehicle Ban Results in Motorbike Graveyard

Following China’s latest crackdown on illegally operated vehicles, scores of motorcycles are piling up under Nantou Toll Bridge expressway in the city of Shenzhen.

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Indonesia Threatens to Deport Leonardo DiCaprio for Palm Oil Comments

Actor, environmentalist and noted bear fighter Leonardo DiCaprio is definitely not getting any Instagram likes from the Indonesian government.