Supreme Patriarch of Thai Buddhism dies at 100


Thailand’s most senior Buddhist leader, the Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara, has died aged 100.

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NIDA’s Postdoctoral research fellowships Program for the year 2014.


NIDA offers postdoctoral research fellowships to attract recent Ph.D. graduates, both Thai and non-Thai residents, to conduct full time research at NIDA. Those who are interested may summit an application form together with curriculum vitae, copies of education materials, and research project proposal in the area of Development Administration (public administration, economics, social development, environmental management, human resource development, language and communication, statistics, decision technology, actuarial science and risk management, population and development, information system management and computer science) by 30 September 2014

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Raise our flag high, sky high. Embrace the pride in our heart. ASEAN we are bonded as one. Look-in out to the world. For peace, our goal from the very start and prosperity to last…

Flags of ASEAN



The ASEAN Flag is a symbol of Member States’ unity and support for the principles and endeavors of ASEAN and is a means to promote greater ASEAN awareness and solidarity. Blue represents peace and stability. Red represents courage and dynamism. White represents purity. Yellow represents prosperity.

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A new King for Belgium

The Future King and Queen of Belgium


July 21, 2013 Belgium’s seventh king, King Albert II signed away his rights as the kingdom’s ruler at the Royal Palace in the presence of Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo. Less than two hours later, the nation got a new King when Philippe pledged to abide the laws and constitution of the nation. Dressed in the uniform of commander-in-chief of the Belgian army, King Philippe swore the inaugural oath in Belgium’s three official languages, Dutch, French and German. Continue reading