Tag Archive: ASEAN

ASEAN 2015 – Doubts Over AEC.

Hopes that the ASEAN Economic Community will be ready to launch on time look increasingly ambitious. By Luke Hunt  –  April 07, 2014  –  The Diplomat. In a rare moment of honesty a Cambodian… Continue reading

ASEAN – First joint military exercises in 2015.

ASEAN military chiefs plan Malacca Strait exercise. The defense forces of the 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) plan to undertake a joint maritime security exercise in the… Continue reading

China just became the biggest investor in Laos, and Laos’s neighbors are worried

Originally posted on Quartz:
Land-locked Laos is one of the poorest countries in the world, but it has one thing in abundance: access to the massive Mekong River. The country’s hydropower potential has…

Cambodia: Sliding toward a ‘jasmine spring’?

Tanks and Sam Rainsy arrived in Cambodia. Rainsy arrived from the US, where he was attending his daughter’s wedding and drumming up support for his Cambodian National Rescue Party’s (CNRP) call for an… Continue reading

China And Southeast Asia.

Unbalanced Development In The Greater Mekong Sub-Region – Analysis. By Xiangming Chen and Curtis Stone – The European Financial Review Integrating with Southeast Asia is a key component of China’s multi-pronged regionalisation around its borders as… Continue reading

Asean agrees on South China Sea

Southeast Asian foreign ministers on Wednesday agreed to a code of conduct for the South China Sea, where territorial disputes have raised tensions with Beijing. Of the 10 nations in the Association of… Continue reading

Asean plans 2034 World Cup bid.

The FIFA World Cup could be coming to Cambodia – although football fans may have to wait two decades to see the planet’s best players compete on Khmer soil. Cambodia could be part of an ASEAN… Continue reading

Young Cambodians losing mother tongue.

When writing in foreign languages such as English, French or Chinese, Cambodians pay careful attention to grammar and phrasing. Some even carry a dictionary with them and constantly refer to it. But when… Continue reading

La France revient en Asie du Sud-Est.

La France veut reprendre pied en Asie du Sud-Est. Jean-Marc Ayrault, qui vient d’achever une tournée au Cambodge et en Thaïlande, a défendu une diplomatie tournée vers les pays asiatiques de “puissance moyenne”, souvent portés… Continue reading

Obama improving ties with Cambodia.

Obama pledges to enhance ties with Cambodia during his new term. The US President Barack Obama looks forward to continuing and strengthening the relationship between the US and Cambodia over his next four-year… Continue reading