Day: January 27, 2023

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Kicking up a fuss

Thai sports authorities have threatened to keep their country’s kickboxers away from the May 2023 Southeast Asian Games in Cambodia after the hosts said they would use the Cambodian term Kun Khmer for the ancient martial art instead of Muay Thai, the T…

Japanese and Dutch officials in US to discuss chips

Officials from Japan and the Netherlands, two of the world’s biggest microchip exporters, are in Washington for talks on a trilateral deal to limit sales of key technology to China, a top official said Friday.
The meeting comes amid a report from Bloom…

Massive fire razes 200-year-old monastery in Nepal

A massive fire has destroyed much of Nepal’s ancient Hinang Pungtsey Buddhist monastery on the border with Tibet, according to sources. 
The fire, which broke out on Wednesday, razed the central prayer hall in the 200-year-old monastery, sources t…