China offers billions to the Greater Mekong Region.

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang offered huge financial and technical support for infrastructure development projects in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region (GMS). The main proposals and projects: Five Chinese proposals on transport links, investment schemes,… Continue reading

China to build Thai fast track railways.

China agrees on deal to build 867 km of railways in Thailand.  . Thailand and China agreed to build 867 km (542 miles) of dual track railways in the Southeast Asian nation, in… Continue reading

The Culinary Similarities Between Thai and Lao Cooking.

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Cambodia: Request for Law to Ban Monks Voting.

The Cambodian Government formally accepted a request from Cambodia’s top Buddhist monks to make a law that would ban the more than 50,000 Cambodian monks from voting. The request of the Buddhist leaders… Continue reading

THE ROHINGYAS TRAGEDY with no END?

The Rohingya people of Myanmar are the most oppressed people on our planet. They face elimination in the Buddhist majority country, which is rightly called the ‘den of hatred and intolerance’ in our… Continue reading

Opium production in South-East Asia reaches new high.

Opium production in South-East Asia has increased 2014, to three times the levels of 2006. Myanmar remained the area’s top producer, second worldwide only to Afghanistan, according to the UN Office on Drugs… Continue reading

Thai Junta buys Russian Superjets.

The three planes were acquired by the Royal Thai Government through the Royal Thai Air Force and will be used by the Thai Government. The Superjet 100, built by Russian Sukhoi Civil Aircraft,… Continue reading

Most see Cambodia on the wrong path.

The Asia Foundation Cambodian Public Opinion Survey reveals sobering trends. Despite significant economic growth and poverty reduction over the last 10 years, Cambodians think that the country is heading in the wrong direction and are… Continue reading

Sunday afternoon along Tonle Sap, Phnom Penh.

Phnom Penh – Two kind of power towers…