Northeastern Thailand rarely features in internationally acclaimed cinema, but the region has been the setting for filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s beautifully allusive and atmospheric films for years.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Filipino shadow play performer El Gamma Penumbra has won the grand prize of the first season of “Asia’s Got Talent,” the pan-Asian talent search in Singapore.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia has welcomed home a 1,000-year-old stone statue of a Hindu god that was looted from a temple during the country’s civil war and spent the past three decades at an American museum.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Museum of Art has returned a 10th-century statue to Cambodia after it uncovered evidence the sculpture was probably looted during the country’s civil war.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — One of India’s biggest and most popular movie stars, Salman Khan, has been sentenced to five years in jail after he was found guilty of running over five men sleeping on a sidewalk and killing one in 2002.
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