With an expected attendance over 1.2 million over 5 days, the Bangkok Motorbike Festival is the largest big bike event in South East Asia. Under the theme "Fuel of Life", event promoters are reminding people that recreation refuels happiness.
The First South Asian LGBTI Sports Festival, the first sporting event for sexual minorities in South Asia kicks off in the capital giving a symbolic message that the society is heading toward ensuring equality and promoting human rights.
Noreum Machi-South Korea- Asia Festival Gifts Culture Centre Francesca Bonnemaison together with the Korean Culture Center Korean traditional music-Salmunuri Group Korean musicians that convey strength and joy combining acrobatic.
The New Nanjing South railway station is the biggest in Asia. The main bullet train line from Shanghai to Beijing goes through Nanjing South station and over a new bridge crossing the Yangtze river, built especially for the G-trains. 28th June 2011
A farmer tries to protect himself by covering his face while spraying pesticide in a ricefield. The misuse of such pesticides poses a multiple risk to the global environment according to Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ).
Bangladesh cricketers chase 237 to lift the Asia Cup for the first time. Abdur Razzakl claimed his second victim in the form of Saeed Ajmal to give Pakistan ninth blow just after they crossed 200-mark in the Asia Cup final at Mirpur.
Air Asia x, the leading long-haul, low fare affiliate of the AirAsia group, launches its inaugural flight to Kathmandu from Kuala Lumpur. AirAsia x's flight D7 192 arrived at Tribhuban International Airport, Kathmandu at 14:00 local time.
Large qualities of cheap electronics and garments goods were imported into India from south Asia countries through Myanmar via Moreh of Manipur, the gateway for trade with Southeast Asia resulting in high demand.
A partial solar eclipse was visible over Asia and parts of the US. People gathered under clear skies in Busan to view the eclipse through telescopes and special eclipse viewing glasses provided by a community organization.
The Newly opened zip-line at Barangay New Israel in Makilala Town is 1.3 Kilometers and 1 Kilometer long, and according to Department of Tourism (DOT), this makes it the Longest zip-line in South East Asia. Every ride will cost Php350, or $8.50US.
Women supporters of Islamic political party Jamiat-e-Islami Pakistan march during a protest in the southern port city Karachi, against Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian minority woman sentenced to death. Pakistan. 09/12/2010
A monsoon has hit the country four days behind schedule, which is crucial to hundreds of millions of farmers, and to economic growth in Asia's third-largest economy which gets 80 percent of its annual rainfall from the monsoon.
The Ghanashyam Temple (also called Natigosain Dol), one of the most rich temples in terms of architecture in Asia, situated on the south-west bank of Asia's largest Joysagar tanks is dangerously leaning to the north. Sivasagar, India. 19/12/2010
Sonepur Mela is organized in the Indian state of Bihar, every year in auspicious Hindu month of Karthik (November). Among other livestock, the prime attraction is the trading of elephants. Between 3-5 million people are estimated to visit the fair.
The South west monsoon has hit the country on June 5 four days behind schedule and is crucial to hundreds of millions of farmers, and to economic growth in Asia's third-largest economy which gets 80 percent of its annual rainfall from the monsoon.
Flood waters of the Chao Phraya River, in central Bangkok, burst its barriers. Young Monks help to try to save Wat Arun, a Buddhist temple (wat) in the Bangkok Yai. Across the river local residents watch floods unfold. Thailand. 27th October 2011
Bangladesh has key attractions for global investors, givhg it every opportunity to be a major player to the 'Asian Century' - a low-cost labour force, an untapped domestic market, and easy acces to Asia's 3 billion people. London, UK, 26/11/10
Prince William and Kate Middleton arrive ahead of their Diamond Jubilee tour of south-east Asia and the South Pacific on behalf of the Queen. The couple were staying in Provence at a chateau owned by Lord Linley, the Queen's nephew.
A powerful earthquake has hit Central Asia's densely populated Ferghana valley, shaking homes and sending residents of several Uzbek and Kyrgyz cities onto the streets in panic. Fergana Valley, Uzbekistan. 20th July 2011
With the northern outskirts of the city already under water, the central business district prepares for the inevitable by placing sandbags at shop doorways to protect local businesses. Bangkok, Thailand. 21st October 2011
Series depicting life in South Waziristan, one of seven lawless tribal territories of Pakistan, bordering Afghanistan, where military is battling Al-Qaeda linked Taliban militants. Wana, Pakistan, 27/01/2009