Obama to be first US president to visit Laos

President Barack Obama will be the first US head of state to visit Laos when he attends an Asean summit in the landlocked country...

Asean works on transport deal

Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.The Asean Regional Road Safety Strategy has been finalised, said the Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Datuk...

Asean works on transport deal

Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.The Asean Regional Road Safety Strategy has been finalised, said the Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Datuk...

US warship returns to South China Sea

The USS Lassen. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.The US says it plans to return to disputed areas of the South China Sea, with a naval commander...

India to test road to Thailand

Mandalay Palace. The highway will pass through the historic city of Mandalay in Upper Burma. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.The trial run for the India-Myanmar-Thailand (IMT)...

India to test road to Thailand

Mandalay Palace. The highway will pass through the historic city of Mandalay in Upper Burma. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.The trial run for the India-Myanmar-Thailand (IMT)...

Asean calls for regional air-pollution action

Smog on the Aceh-to-Medan roadAsean environment ministers on Thursday (October 29) expressed concern over the "unprecedented severity and geographical spread" of the smoke haze...

Coup and China downturn stifle Thai recovery

Photo: Wikimedia Commons.A recent upturn in private consumption and investment in Thailand has not stopped the economy struggling last month, according to recent data.The...

Vietnam tells China to back off

Paracel IslandsVietnam has repeated requests that China respects its sovereignty and international law, abide by the 2002 Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in...

Vietnam tells China to back off disputed islands

The Crescent Group of the disputed Paracel Islands. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.Vietnam has repeated requests that China respects its sovereignty and international law, abide by...

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