Tag Archive: ASEAN

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*…

GOVERNING ASEAN E-COMMERCE.

GETTING CLOUDIER. By RSIS  –  Kaewkamol Pitakdumrongkit Big business has tapped into ASEAN’s burgeoning e-commerce market and regional governments have enacted measures to govern the Internet “cloud”. However, institutional gaps remain and a… Continue reading

Phnom Penh – Demonstrators Threaten to Burn Vietnamese Embassy.

Cambodian Kampuchea Krom protesters are still angered by comments made by the Vietnamese Embassy’s former spokesman four months ago. And so they resumed their demonstrations to demand an apology, burning Vietnamese flags and… Continue reading

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…