The conflict in Vietnam took root during an independence movement against French colonial rule and evolved into a Cold War confrontation. The Vietnam War (1955-1975) was fought between…

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The Keep Singapore Clean campaign was one of Singapore’s first national campaigns as an independent nation. Launched on 1 October 1968 by then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew,…

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What do Thai people do on New Years? For the January New Year’s celebration, Thai people often exchange gifts with friends and family members. It’s also common for…

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MGA ALAMAT or myths form an important genre of folk literature. Together with legends and folktales, they constitute the large group of folk narratives in prose. A myth…

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When did India come to Cambodia? The first Indians in modern times to settle in Cambodia arrived in the 1960s and 1970s. Most of them came from the…

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It is not surprising, then, that religious belief and practice remain key elements in Southeast Asian private and public life, with secularism little more than a theory. Religion…

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Although Cambodian drivers are supposed to drive on the right-hand side of the road, one in four cars in the country is fitted with a steering wheel on…

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Foreigners who hold a valid driver’s license issued by the road authority of their home country can drive here in the Philippines for up to 90 days after…

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Because of its stature as a prominent financial hub, taxation becomes a major influence. Each year, individuals pay their income tax which is based on a progressive tax…

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The Greater Manila Area is the contiguous urbanization surrounding the Metropolitan Manila area. This built-up zone includes Metro Manila and the neighboring provinces of Bulacan to the north,…

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