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Journey to Promote Indochina Records (P.327) – Tu Do Stadium (Vietnam): The first stadium in Indochina has velodrome for bicycle and motorcycle racing

Up to now, it is not clear when the Tu Do Stadium was built, but from the documents collected from the old records and...

Journey to Promote Indochina Records (P.326) – Cobra Cave (Laos): The first cave found Denisovans’ fossil in Indochina

Started by scientists to conduct research and survey since 2018, this narrow cave is where the latest fossil is believed to be of Denisovans...

Journey to Promote Indochina Records (P.325) – Boremei (Cambodia): The largest freshwater stingray ever caught in Indochina

The stingray was caught accidentally on June 13, 2022 after getting caught on the fishing hook of a local fisherman south of Stung Treng,...

Journey to Promote Indochina Records (P.324) – Biswamoyopterus laoensis: A rare flying squirrel species found only in Laos

“It is a remarkable discovery for science. It is very rare species with large body size,” explained Mr Daosavanh Sanamxay, a masters student at...

Journey to Promote Indochina Records (P.323) – Aki Ra (Cambodia) : The first person to establish a museum dedicated to displaying bombs, mines and...

As a former member of the Khmer Rouge, Cambodian-born Aki Ra, was no stranger to landmines, having placed thousands of them himself. However, when...

Journey to promote Indochina Records (P.322) – Xenophrys auralensis (Cambodia) : The amphibian that only live on Phnom Aural mountain of Indochina

Its type locality is within the Phnom Aural Wildlife Sanctuary. Its natural habitats are tropical moist lowland forests, moist montane forests, and rivers. Many...

The Journey To Promote New Records In Indochina (P.321) – Talipot palm (Cambodia): The palm with the largest inflorescence in Indochina

It is one of the largest palms with individual specimens having reached heights of up to 25 m with stems up to 1.3 m...

The Journey To Promote New Records In Indochina (P.320) – APOPO Visitor Center (Cambodia) : The first non-profit center to train mine detection rats...

Here, visitors will learn about the mine clearance process from local guides, enjoy a series of videos showing APOPO's work and can read all...

The Journey To Promote New Records In Indochina (P.319) – Boun Bang Fai (Laos) : The annual rocket festival in Indochina

Traditionally, rockets are made by stuffing gunpowder into elaborately decorated bamboo. But today, many different materials are used, including glass or metal piping. They...

Journey to Promote Indochina Records (P.319) – Thien Hau Pagoda (Vietnam): The temple that has the oldest and best preserved set of copper censers...

The origin of Thien Hau Pagoda is because the first Chinese people came to Vietnam for a few months each year to do business....

The Journey To Promote New Records In Indochina (P.317) – RUFA & UNESCO Arts competition (Cambodia) : The first competition to learn about Khmer...

The first two traditions were added to the list in 2008, being the Royal Ballet of Cambodia and the Sbek Thom shadow theatre. According...

The Journey To Promote New Records In Indochina (P.316) – Mekong giant catfish: The largest freshwater fish in Indochina

Size: Length: 3m Weight: 300kg Habitat and Ecology The Mekong giant catfish is the largest freshwater fish and is endemic to the Mekong River. It migrates...

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