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HELD in conjunction with the Hungry Ghost Festival month, friends and family unite in their expression of filial piety known as an enlightenment ceremony.
PETALING JAYA: Indonesia’s top men doubles pair Marcus Fernaldi-Kevin Sanjaya will be out to keep Indonesia’s strong gold medal tradition going at the Olympic Games.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Drones and other high-tech marvels were on parade at the Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony on Friday, but some of the most heartfelt moments were a look back to the past - 1964, when the Japanese capital became the first place in Asia to host the Games.
TOKYO (Reuters) -The Tokyo Olympics like no other opened on Friday with fireworks illuminating an empty stadium and a moment of silence to honour those lost to COVID-19, with a nod to Japanese tradition represented by wooden Olympic rings linked to the 1964 Games.
The clatter of Lisbon’s trademark yellow trams in Portugal has been echoing through the cobbled streets for over a century but, as more and more of them are retired from service, one man is on a mission to keep the tradition alive.
PETALING JAYA: None of the Malaysian athletes at this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo are clear favourites to win a gold medal, even cyclist Azizulhasni Awang.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Stanislav Pozdnyakov, the head of Russia's Olympic Committee, beamed with pride as he posed alongside his daughter Sofia, a fencer who has arrived in Tokyo to continue the family's Olympic traditions.
Indonesians prayed outside mosques and slaughtered goats to commemorate a sombre Eid al-Adha (Hari Raya Haji) festival on Tuesday despite efforts to stop mass gatherings as coronavirus deaths skyrocket in one of the world's worst-hit countries.
Vuong Dinh Hue, chairman of the 14th National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam, was elected as chairman of the 15th NA for the 2021-2026 tenure, according to voting results announced on Tuesday afternoon.
YANGON (Reuters): Anti-coup protesters in Myanmar held demonstrations on Monday (July 19) to coincide with a public holiday to commemorate slain independence heroes, including the father of the country's detained elected leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.