Myanmar – No elections in 2015?

On October 1, 2014, President Thein Sein said: “If the ceasefire is not signed and political dialogue cannot start before 2015, the chance of political stability, transition and a general election in 2015… Continue reading

The headline of the day from Cambodia.

A customs official driving a vehicle that hit and killed a teenager driving a motorbike in Kompong Speu province on Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014, paid the family of the victim $1,500 at the… Continue reading

North Korea stays rent-free in Cambodia.

In the UK, the North Korean Embassy operates out of a simple house in West London. In the US and France, the pariah state has no diplomatic representation. But in Cambodia, the North… Continue reading

Cambodian Quote of the Day.

By law, there is no sex tourism business. If they [distribute condoms] like this, it means they are encouraging the sex tourism business. Tourism Working Group co-chair Ho Vandy on campaigns promoting safe… Continue reading

Bon Om Touk – Water Festival Impressions.

Russia seeks closer defense cooperation with Thai Junta.

Russia is ready to sell weapons to Thailand as Moscow wants to see a new era of military and security cooperation to combat transnational crime and terrorism. A closer cooperation between the Thai… Continue reading

The Critical Bay of Bengal.

The Bay of Bengal is a single world of Indian migration throughout maritime Southeast Asia. By Robert D. Kaplan    STRATFOR Amitav Ghosh is, to my mind the most brilliant, serious fiction writer… Continue reading

Phnom Penh Water Festival 2014 – Day 1, Early Morning.

Declaration of bankruptcy of the Cambodian education system?

The scores of the Cambodian national grade 12 exams, on August 4 and 5, 2014, indicate a great concern for the quality of education in Cambodia. To cheat or not to cheat makes… Continue reading

Harbinger for the Phnom Penh Water Festival.

Bon Om Touk is arriving ……!! First boats have already trained merrily on the Tonle Sap. With cheering, clapping and shouting families, villagers and friends support their boat teams. More >>  General Information about Bon… Continue reading