Category Archive: ASEAN

India plans to supply Vietnam BrahMos missiles.

Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s maiden visit to India, New Delhi sent out a strong message about its desire to play a greater role in regional security in South-East Asia, making public… Continue reading

Cambodia: Today’s Injustice in Phnom Penh.

City Steps Up Sweep of Street People for Holiday   A Phnom Penh City Hall campaign to clear central Phnom Penh of street-sellers and beggars escalated over the weekend despite the city having… Continue reading

CAMBODIA: New NEC is the key problem for the CNRP and CPP.

An Article from the Asian Human Rights Commission. After almost a year of conflict, the 7-article agreement between the CNRP and the CPP allowed 55 CNRP lawmakers-elect to take their National Assembly seats.… Continue reading

Myanmar’s census with surprises.

Following an incomplete counting due to ethnic conflicts in parts of the country, Myanmar said that its first census in 30 years shows the population to be 51.4 million, some 10 million less… Continue reading

Thai Military Junta – PM General Prayuth Chan-ocha.

The Thai National Legislative Assembly (NLA) voted unanimously for junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha to be the 29th prime minister of Thailand.   He was the sole candidate for the job. Prayuth was widely… Continue reading

Cambodia Census 2014.

Population:      14,96 million Agricultural Households:  1,9 million with a population of 8.5 million.

Slower rising Cambodian tourist data.

After years with double-digit growth Cambodia shows signs of a slowing down tourist sector. Between January and June 2014 tourist arrivals totalled 2.2 million, up 5 per cent from the same period of 2013. The dampened growth… Continue reading

Cambodia: Khmer Rouge Tribunal finds Khieu Samphan, Nuon Chea guilty.

Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of crimes against humanity and jailed for life. Two of the former Khmer Rouge leaders were jailed for life after being found guilty of crimes against humanity by Cambodia’s… Continue reading

America’s Devastating Legacy In Vietnam.

During the Vietnam War, the U.S. military sprayed about 20 million gallons of herbicides across 5.5 million acres of Vietnamese jungle and countryside. The main herbicide, nicknamed Agent Orange, consisted of two herbicides,… Continue reading

The Thai National Legislative Assembly appointed.

Thai Junta Appoints Army-Dominated Legislature His Majesty the King of Thailand has issued a royal command to appoint 200 members of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA). As expected, more than half of them are… Continue reading