Son Doong Cave – Once in a lifetime experience.

New cave tour announced. First discovered in 2009, Son Doong is the worlds’ biggest cave, more than 200m high, 150m wide and 5km long. It has its own river, jungle and climate. More… Continue reading

The South China Sea Conundrum.

Beijing is engaged in reclamation work in nine artificial islands in the South China Sea. Beijing claims “undisputed” sovereignty over at least 80% of the South China Sea. It’s not only about at… Continue reading

Central Vietnam – Stagnant seaside projects under scrutiny.

Return the beach to the public. The central city of Da Nang has shortlisted 12 coastal development projects, whose business licenses will be revoked during July 2015, because they have been too slow… Continue reading

The Pol Pot Dilemma.

More than 500,000 US diplomatic cables from 1978 recently released by WikiLeaks include hundreds that paint a vivid picture of a US administration torn between revulsion at the brutality of Pol Pot’s government… Continue reading

Greater Mekong Region – 139 new species found.

‘Dementor’ Wasps and Long-Fanged Bats! A paralysis-inducing wasp, a color-changing toad and a bat with eerily long teeth- What do all of these curious critters have in common? Sure, they all seem a… Continue reading

Accounts from Rohingya Boat People.

Denial of Rights in Burma, Bangladesh Lead to Trafficking and Dangerous Sea Voyages. Rohingya and other survivors of dangerous boat migrations from Burma and Bangladesh describe horrific treatment by unscrupulous smugglers and traffickers in… Continue reading

China – New lighthouses in South China Sea.

China has held a groundbreaking ceremony for two lighthouses in internationally disputed waters in the South China Sea. The two lighthouses will be constructed on Huayang Reef and Chigua Reef in the disputed Spratly… Continue reading

May 22, 2015 – First Anniversary of Thai Military Junta Coup.

Was the Thai Military coup pre-planned or provoked by the situation? As the Kindom of Thailand marks the first anniversary of the coup, witnesses are recounting what happened inside the Army Club on… Continue reading

18 killed in a single traffic accident in Cambodia.

Svay Rieng crash kills at least 18 garment workers. A normal workday for female textile workers turned to a tragedy before it even started. And It was a plain wonder that any of the 39 workers… Continue reading

South China Sea: Is America About to Make a Fatal Mistake?

An already tense and dangerous situation in the South China Sea threatened to become even worse. The United States is considering plans to initiate systematic military patrols with ships and planes in that… Continue reading