Tag Archive: ASEAN

Doubts on Thai junta’s road map to democracy.

A report from the International Crisis Group (ICG) has cast doubt on the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO)’s pledge to restore democracy. . “The NCPO’s suspension of civil liberties, media censorship and… Continue reading

Spratly Islands new Chinese military base.

China Has Built a New Base on Top of a Coral Reef. A tropical coral reef has been transformed by the Chinese military into a base that could host a 3,000-meter long airstrip… Continue reading

China’s new deals with Myanmar.

Energy tops the list of China’s investments in Myanmar. China and Myanmar pushed cooperation forward, introducing an energy liaison committee and signing more than a dozen deals relating to energy, finance, infrastructure and… Continue reading

ASEAN – $20 Billion from China!

China cozies up to ASEAN with $20 billion in loans. By AFP  –  The Economic Times China offered $20 billion in loans and floated the possibility of a “friendship treaty” with Southeast Asian nations,… Continue reading

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

A kindly reminder for South East Asian leaders.

Each of the 30 articles of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights expresses an inherent, non-negotiable right and freedom for all of humankind.

Cheeky inequalities in Cambodia.

By government sub-decree, the Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has granted a hefty pay raise – to himself and to his long-serving ministers. Hun Sen and senior government members are set for a… Continue reading

Thod Kathin Festival in Cambodia.

Cambodia celebrates since Sunday, October 12, 2014, Kathin, a major religious holidays, which will continue until November 17. Each year, fifteen days after the festival of Pchum Ben (Day of the Dead), begins… Continue reading

THAILAND INVITES TOURISTS TO “EXPERIENCE MARTIAL LAW”!!

Thailand’s Tourism Authority (TAT) says tourists can now travel “both day and night with safety at all times”. Rather than highlight its country’s beautiful natural landscapes or its innumerable architecturally aesthetic structures, the… Continue reading

Culture : Les couleurs des jours de la semaine cambodgienne.

Originally posted on Khmerologie:
Vous avez peut-être vu, si vous avez visité le Palais Royal à Phnom Penh, une pièce dans laquelle sont exposés sept mannequins de jeunes femmes khmères portant des sampots*…