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The Growing Mekong Controversy
December 29, 2014
The Growing Mekong Controversy
Mekong consultants have exposed serious flaws in the Don Sahong Dam project, which continues regardless.
The Growing Mekong Controversy
New Year’s Predictions for Southeast Asia (Part 2)
December 27, 2014
New Year’s Predictions for Southeast Asia (Part 2)
Counting down the top five predictions for 2015.
New Year’s Predictions for Southeast Asia (Part 2)
Mass Bridal Disappearance in Hebei
December 22, 2014
Mass Bridal Disappearance in Hebei
The mysterious disappearance of hundred young Vietnamese women underscores China’s problem with trafficking.
Mass Bridal Disappearance in Hebei
Thailand Turns to China
December 20, 2014
Thailand Turns to China
With a post-coup cooling of relations with the West, Bangkok is looking to its largest trading partner.
Thailand Turns to China
Laos Dam Risks Damaging Mekong River, Igniting Tensions With Vietnam
December 19, 2014
Laos Dam Risks Damaging Mekong River, Igniting Tensions With Vietnam
Consultations on Don Sahong dam fail to bridge gap between Laos and neighboring states
Laos Dam Risks Damaging Mekong River, Igniting Tensions With Vietnam
Spare a Thought for the Tiger of East Asia, It’s Almost Gone
December 19, 2014
Spare a Thought for the Tiger of East Asia, It’s Almost Gone
Abysmal efforts by governments in the region have seen the iconic animal poached into near extinction.
Spare a Thought for the Tiger of East Asia, It’s Almost Gone
ASEAN Should Confront Laos On Rights Abuses: NGOs
December 16, 2014
ASEAN Should Confront Laos On Rights Abuses: NGOs
Call issued on anniversary of disappearance of Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone
ASEAN Should Confront Laos On Rights Abuses: NGOs
Why China Should Conclude a Code of Conduct with ASEAN
December 01, 2014
Why China Should Conclude a Code of Conduct with ASEAN
There a number of reasons why Beijing should complete an ASEAN-China COC for the South China Sea.
Why China Should Conclude a Code of Conduct with ASEAN
Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’
November 27, 2014
Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’
The region has made little headway in achieving gender equality.
Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’
Australia and China: Free and Friendly Trade
November 19, 2014
Australia and China: Free and Friendly Trade
Australia and China have announced a comprehensive free trade agreement.
Australia and China: Free and Friendly Trade
Australia May Not Join New Asian Bank After All
November 12, 2014
Australia May Not Join New Asian Bank After All
Strategic conflicts prompt Canberra to pull out of the Chinese initiative.
Australia May Not Join New Asian Bank After All
Sex Trafficking and China’s One Child Policy
November 06, 2014
Sex Trafficking and China’s One Child Policy
Among the consequences of China's one child policy: a growing market for trafficked women.
Sex Trafficking and China’s One Child Policy
Laos’ Internet Law Undermines Free Speech
November 05, 2014
Laos’ Internet Law Undermines Free Speech
It appears the law gives the government broad scope to treat legitimate criticism as criminal.
Laos’ Internet Law Undermines Free Speech
Australian Aid in Laos
November 03, 2014
Australian Aid in Laos
A recent trip affirms the potentially positive impact of overseas aid.
Australian Aid in Laos
Korean Exchange Accused of Plagiarizing Cambodian Report
October 31, 2014
Korean Exchange Accused of Plagiarizing Cambodian Report
Tasked with conducting a feasibility study for a bourse in Laos, the KRX apparently couldn’t resist a little copy and paste.
Korean Exchange Accused of Plagiarizing Cambodian Report
Laos: From Guns to Headlamps
October 10, 2014
Laos: From Guns to Headlamps
A look at efforts to rescue the wildlife of Laos from the brink of extinction.
Laos: From Guns to Headlamps
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