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The Look Ahead > July 5 - 11

04 Jul 2014

Monday 7 July 2014

United Kingdom: It the 9th anniversary of the London bombings (7 July 2005). In total 52 people lost their lives and 700 people were injured in a series of attacks by suicide bombers.

Wednesday 9 July 2014

Indonesia: The country holds presidential elections. The two candidates are  Joko Widodo and  Prabowo Subianto.

Friday 11 July 2014

Thailand: There is a national holiday in Thailand to celebrate Asalha Bucha Day. This is one of Theravada Buddhism's most important festivals, commemorating the day on which the Lord Buddha preached his first sermon more than 2,500 years ago.