SIN KYUN, Myanmar - Tears fill Maung Lay's eyes as he describes losing the dolphin he knew since his childhood, the latest casualty of a battle against pollution and electrofishing that may see the species disappear in Myanmar.
Amulet abundance A large fair featuring amulets held at the Government Complex in Bangkok’s Lak Si district on Sunday attracted huge crowds. The sale of amulets is thriving in Thailand. It is estimated that about 10 million Thais are keen amulet collectors. Amulet wearers believe they will be blessed with luck and protection.