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Teenager Married with Cow in Bali

A Balinese teenager caught in the act of intercourse with a cow passed out on Friday when he was forced to marry the animal in a ceremony witnessed by hundreds of curious onlookers. Ngurah Alit, 18, an unemployed youth from the seaside village of Yeh Embang in Jembrana, was caught stark naked positioned behind the…

First Renewed Service Contract for Offshore

Vestas Offshore will provide service for 30 turbines at the North Hoyle site for another five years. It is the first time for a customer to renew a service agreement with Offshore. Customers are becoming more satisfied with Vestas Offshore. Recently, Offshore took this year’s Customer Excellence Award for its leap in customer loyalty. “We…

China’s Rising Costs – India’s Big Chance

India is emerging in the spotlight of multinational companies as a wave of labour unrest and wage hikes in China’s foreign factories, making your Apple iPhone to Honda cars, portends the close of an era of cheap Chinese exports. The debate now rippling as an undercurrent among foreign businesses in China is whether India —…

David Armstrong Editor-in-chief of Phnom Penh Post

Former editor-in-chief of The Australian and South China Morning Post David Armstrong has been appointed chairman of Post Media Ltd as part of a major editorial and commercial reshuffle. Bernie Leo, a senior editor at the Shanghai Daily, has been appointed the editor-in-chief of the media group, which purchased The Phnom Penh Post in 2008…

Ikea in US Recall 3.4 mio. Blinds After Baby Strangles

Ikea said on its website that it was recalling the blinds voluntarily, in cooperation with US and Canadian safety and consumer protection authorities, after the accident. The recall concerns all rolling and slatted blinds sold between January 1998 and June 2009. The measure concerns only blinds sold in the United States and Canada, a spokeswoman…

Lost Jungle Woman Found in Toilet

18 years ago, the Cambodian woman Rochom P’ngieng disappeared into the jungle with her sister. She was only eight at the time, and no one had any idea what had happened to them until Rochom P’ngieng returned to years ago – alone. Clearly changed by her stay in the jungle, the now 29 year old…

Snow Cover Sets New Winter Record in Sweden

Summer has been a long time coming for Storlien-Visjövalen ski resort in central Sweden, near the Norwegian border, where the last of the snow only melted away last week.The late thaw contributed to the longest continuous period of snow cover in the region for at least 60 years, according to the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological…

Singapore to Shame Litterbugs to Keep Island Clean

Singapore, where painting graffiti can get you caned and drug smugglers are hanged, is trying a new tactic against the city-state’s litterbugs: Embarrassing them in front of their neighbors. After studying the causes of littering for a year, the government on Monday boosted police patrols of “littering hotspots,” added more and larger public trash cans…