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COMING UP: Thai Royal Barge Procession

The Royal Barge Procession, the final event of the Coronation of King Rama X, will be held on Thursday 24th October 2019. The procession will begin at the Wasukri pier at 4:00 p.m,  when His Majesty the King will travel along the Chao Phraya River to Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn). About 2,200 oarsmen will row 52 barges arranged from the Wasukri pier to Wat Arun, with a total length of four kilometers. (Video: MCOT)

FEATURING: Birdnest harvesting in Cambodia

Bird nest farming and  harvesting is popular in Cambodia. Bird’s nests are created by edible-nest using solidified saliva, which are harvested for human consumption. They are particularly high nutritional value, and flavour. Edible bird’s nests are among the most expensive animal products consumed by humans and have always commanded high demand in China. (Video: PNN)