Citizens of Cambodia living along the country’s border with Thailand are struggling to make ends meet as authorities close checkpoints between the two nations to stop the spread of the …Read more
YANGON, A gunman, with a bogus bomb, robbed a bank located in the eastern part of Myanmar’s Yangon, on Friday, an official from Office of the Yangon Region Police Force …Read more
BEIJING – China’s exports fell by double digits in January and February as anti-virus controls closed factories, while imports sank by a smaller margin.
Exports tumbled 17.2% from a year …Read more
The ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC), an intergovernmental organization of ASEAN and Japan based in Tokyo, just issued a paper on Trade in Health Related and Social Services. The paper provides an …Read more
Chinese entrepreneurs in Laos’ capital Vientiane are allegedly importing vehicles from China illegally for car rental and taxi businesses, much to the ire of their Lao competitors, RFA learned Friday.…Read more
Southeast Asia’s proximity to China and dependence on that nation for a major share of its economy is raising concerns that the coronavirus outbreak that started there will not only …Read more
TAIPEI, TAIWAN – Vietnam indicates in a recent defense white paper it will pursue stronger military ties abroad as China challenges its maritime sovereignty claims, and analysts expect that to …Read more
Today the Commission has adopted its initial annual humanitarian budget for 2020 worth Euros 900 million. The EU is the leading global humanitarian aid donor and helps people in over …Read more
Vietnam will enjoy the fastest economic growth in Southeast Asia in 2020, according to a new forecast from British multinational investment bank HSBC.
Vietnam has been a beneficiary of the …Read more
The Japanese government announced in late December that it will launch an aid program to help internally displaced people (IDP) in Kachin State to return home, Nikkei Asian Review reported.…Read more
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday said the genocide case against her country for its treatment of its Muslim Rohingya minority is based on an “incomplete and misleading” …Read more
LONDON – Mark Sultan Gersava grew up in poverty, one of 12 children of a slash-and-burn subsistence farmer in the Philippines province of Sultan Kudarat.
Today he is the “chief …Read more
A record 168 million people worldwide will need humanitarian assistance and protection in 2020.
Protracted conflicts, extreme weather events and crumbling economies have pushed millions to the brink of survival.…Read more
Myanmar soldiers hit an elderly woman in the forehead with a bullet Monday as they fired more than 20 shots upon entering Panmyaung village in war-torn Rakhine state, her family …Read more
More than a dozen Uyghurs have been assigned to work in a factory in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) from a local internment camp, according to officials, bolstering …Read more