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Big deal

Preferred Hotels and Cambodia's newest luxury hideaway are offering an opening special. Pay for two nights, at a 20 per cent discounted rate, and get a third night free at the luxurious new Sothea.

Wednesday, 25 March, 2009, 12:00am

Good sense prevails in row over temples

There are few more striking - and strategic - places in greater Indochina than the ruins of the Preah Vihear temples. Sitting on the high cliff edge of a lion-shaped escarpment on the border of Thailand and northwest Cambodia, the temples reflect both an ancient world and modern tensions.

8 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

The Chedi, Chiang Mai

Where is it? On the west bank of the Mae Ping River in Chiang Mai, in a location that proved less than auspicious in March 2005; the river burst its banks six weeks after the hotel opened, forcing a year-long closure. All is well now though and the Chedi is one of the best luxury properties in northern Thailand.

11 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Japanese heart-throb goes solo

Japanese actor and singer Teppei Koike has released his first solo album Pieces, after a six-year career in showbiz.

22 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Sotsugyo TIME - Bokura no Hajimari by WaT

Sotsugyo TIME - Bokura no Hajimari is the highly-anticipated debut from Japanese duo WaT, consisting of Eiji Wentz and Teppei Koike. Despite this being their first full-length album, the two actors-cum-singers are no strangers to the Japanese public. They have appeared in many television shows.

26 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

A mediocre time

Sotsugyo Time - Bokura no Hajimari is the first full-length album of Japanese boy band WaT. It contains 13 guitar-driven tracks, including hit single Sotsugyo Time.

26 Mar 2006 - 12:00am