Withering Myanmar forest areas.

In the last few years, a million acres of forest have been cleared to make way for 300 new hydropower dams in Myanmar. Within the four fiscal years from 2011/12 to 2014/15 under the… Continue reading

The Rights of Others in Cambodia.

Over the last few years, the Cambodian Government has granted land concessions to private national and international companies at an alarming rate for agriculture, mining, and infrastructure development. Most of these lands were… Continue reading

Myanmar Strives for Unity.

Myanmar sits at the strategic junction between China, Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent – the site of the ancient Southern Silk Road.   Under British rule, the country was known as the… Continue reading

Phnom Penh – December 25, 2014.

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