Asia

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Bangkok, Thailand

Photo: Nik Cyclist, Before Labor Day Bangkok is the capital city of and largest urban area in Thailand. It is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon or simply Krung Thep, meaning “city of angels.” Features http://www.paperplanesblog.com/bangkok-protests-information http://bangkok.coconuts.co/2013/06/15/first-asia-airbnb-launches-neighborhoods-feature-bangkok http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/travel/2015/05/23/innovative-indian-restaurant-bangkok/gW2N7VMyahH1lmbaUQIOxJ/story.html News http://www.bangkokpost.com Elsewhere on the Web http://www.unescobkk.org http://bk.asia-city.com http://www.littlebang.org http://www.bangkok101.com – http://www.bangkok101.com/category/columns/joesbkk – @bangkok101 Twitter …

Malaysia

Izrulazhar Jasman, Chalets morning view Malaysia borders Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, and the Philippines. Headlines Budget travellers should be welcomed – The Star Events June Rainforest World Music Festival Wildlife Tourism Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre Cities Kuala Lumpur Planeta.com Malaysia Links Asia

China Links

China Flag Links related to China presented in somewhat random fashion: The Wandering Earth (Liu Lang Di Qiu) https://deadline.com/2019/02/chinese-new-year-box-office-2019-records-crazy-alien-wandering-earth-pegasus-new-king-of-comedy-peppa-pig-1202549958/amp https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/wandering-earth-director-making-chinas-first-sci-fi-blockbuster-1187681 https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/amp/heat-vision/chinese-sci-fi-movie-wandering-earth-get-us-release-1181473 https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2019/2/9/18218479/the-wandering-earth-review-film-china-first-science-fiction-blockbuster-cixin-liu-gravity-the-core #WanderingEarth is now playing at AMC Theatres! Experience this Chinese sci-fi film based on a short story by Liu Cixin. https://t.co/I8BWKDBPEq pic.twitter.com/DykXlrI6rr — AMC Theatres (@AMCTheatres) February 15, 2019 Time Current time in …

Sri Lanka

Photo: Royston Rascals, Anuradhapura Sri Lanka, is an island country in the northern Indian Ocean off the southern coast of the Indian subcontinent in South Asia. Known until 1972 as Ceylon Sri Lanka has maritime borders with India to the northwest across the Gulf of Mannar and Palk Strait and the Maldives to the southwest. …

Kerala

Photo: Kerala Rice Kerala is located in South India on the Malabar Coast. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state. Headlines Kerala: Safari park planned to rehabilitate stray tigers- The New Indian Express Elsewhere on the Web keralatourism.org Embedded Tweets Night out in our village #RiverNila …

Tuva

Photo: Dmitriy Stepanov Tuva borders the Altai Republic, the Republic of Khakassia, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Irkutsk Oblast, and the Republic of Buryatia in Russia and Mongolia to the south. Its capital is the city of Kyzyl. It has a population of 307,930 (2010 census). Alash ensemble – alashensemble.com – is a trio of master throat singers …

Timor

Timor is an island at the southern end of Maritime Southeast Asia, north of the Timor Sea. It is divided between the independent state of East Timor, and West Timor, belonging to the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara. Recommended Listening To the Head of the Crocodile – In ancient stories, the island of Timor …

India

Photo: Urban lagoon in Hyderabad India is bordered by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the west, and the Bay of Bengal on the east, Pakistan to the west, China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. New Dehli is the national capital. Features Wild …

Asia Links

Links related to Asia presented in mostly random fashion: Headlines Presentations From Responsible Tourism Events At ITB Asia 2015 Philippines Eyes ‘Ecotourism Zone’ in Disputed S. China Sea Asia 2014 – Transitions Abroad The Legacy Of The Asia Overland Route Recommended listening: Asia Overland – adventures on the hippie trail The infamous ‘hippie trail’ was …