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Planned as a high-rise condominium complex, It is now among the most prominent of Bangkok’s many derelict buildings, and has become a destination for urban explorers. The Sathorn Unique was planned as a 47 storey luxury condominium tower with 600 units and developed by Rangsan Continue Reading

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The Islamic mosque is one of the most beautiful mosques in the Asia Pacific. It is a place of worship for the Muslim community. Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque is named after Omar Ali Saifuddien III, the 28th Sultan of Brunei, who initiated its construction. The Continue Reading

Construction of the mosque began in 1997 and was completed two years later. The pink-domed Putra Mosque is constructed with rose-tinted granite and consists of three main functional areas – the prayer hall, the Sahn, or courtyard, and various learning facilities and function rooms. Putra Continue Reading

The official name is Phra Phutta Ming Mongkol Akenakiri, shortened to Ming Mongkol Buddha. Sitting atop Nakkerd Hill near Chalong, construction began in 2004. By 2017, 80 percent of the project had been completed. It is the third-tallest statue in Thailand behind only the Great Continue Reading

On 16 March 1521, Magellan sighted the islands of Philippines becoming the first European to reach the archipelago. Magellan landed on the island of Homonhon and befriended the chieftains of Limasawa. They then introduced Magellan to Rajah Humabon, the Rajah of Cebu, who was promptly Continue Reading

The eruption of volcano began on the afternoon of Sunday, 26 August 1883 and peaked on the late morning of Monday, 27 August 1883, when over 70% of the island of Krakatau and its surrounding archipelago were destroyed as it collapsed. The most violent volcanic Continue Reading

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