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Tue, 01 Nov 2016 10:20:07 GMT

The East is Red!  -  Aliran Monthly
In pursuit of its ambitions, Chinese state corporations are currently engaged in a staggering array of infrastructure projects, especially rail projects, in Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. China is also building a deep sea ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 08:23:11 GMT
CLMV countries consult on cybersecurity policy  -  Eleven Myanmar
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, the four members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, began a meeting yesterday in Vientiane to reach a consensus on cybersecurity norms, strengthen operational ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 07:39:05 GMT

Vietnam Rice Industry Faces Threat From Climate Change, Mekong Dams  -  Voice of America
But scientists say Vietnam's delta also faces the threat from increasing numbers of hydropower dams being built on Mekong River mainstream, especially China, as well as Laos and Cambodia. Chris Barlow, an ACIAR fisheries expert, says the mainstream ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 04:50:38 GMT

Agents can book SilkAir Lao flights : TTR Weekly  -  TTR Weekly
SINGAPORE, 1 November 2016: Sabre Corporation and SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, have announced new flights between Singapore, ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 04:02:07 GMT

AFC Solidarity Cup 2016 kicks off on Wednesday  -  Ghanasoccernet.com
Seven nations - Nepal, Brunei Darussalam, Timor-Leste, Sri Lanka, Macau, Mongolia, Laos – are vying for honours for the AFC's new national team competition and are divided into two groups. The top two teams in each group (four teams total) will advance ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 02:19:15 GMT

A Waterfight Like No Other May Be Brewing Over Asia's Rivers  -  Bloomberg
In Southeast Asia, the problem will probably get worse on the Mekong River, which originates in the Tibetan plateau and flows from China to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. China has at least six big hydropower dams on the river and ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 22:06:53 GMT

Korea's Yoon & Yang Opens Office in Vietnam  -  International Law
The four-lawyer office in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City will be led by partner and Southeast Asia practice head Zunu Lee. Lee is joined by partner HyongKun Kim, who arrived from rival Korean firm Jipyong in August, having worked in Vietnam, Laos and ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 21:53:00 GMT

Sabre and SilkAir back Laos tourism market growth  -  TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific
Distribution agreement makes SilkAir's new Singapore-Laos fares and ancillary services available to global network of travel agencies via the Sabre Travel ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 20:51:35 GMT

Where the founder of Chicago's Strange Foods Festival loves to eat  -  Chicago Reader
Sisavath, who was born in a refugee camp on the border of Thailand and Laos, came to the U.S. as a toddler and was raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin, by Lao relatives. The problem with trying to photograph Lao food in the Chicago area according to ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 16:48:31 GMT
China sponsors vehicles for ASEAN Mayors Forum in Laos  -  Global Times
The support reflects the friendship between Vientiane and Beijing, and will make contributions to the organization of the forum in Vientiane, Sinlavong said, adding that it reflects the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between Laos and ...