Thursday, March 22, 2012
Public anger is rising in Myanmar over a planned deep-sea port set to displace thousands of villagers, as recent political reforms galvanize grassroots opposition to industrial megaprojects.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Retail giants Puma, Gap and H&M have urged Cambodia to fully probe the recent shooting and wounding of protesting garment workers as the sole suspect, a local governor, remained at large Monday.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
The Cambodian government said Wednesday the decision by a Hindu trust to build a full-scale replica in India of the Angkor Wat temple was a shameful act.47 Comments
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicted that Cambodia's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth would reach 6.5 percent this year, according to the IMF's press release on Tuesday.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
The World Bank said Tuesday that it was encouraged by Myanmar's new openness and wanted to support economic reforms but cautioned that the long-isolated state had to pay back arrears.
Deepesh Aryal and two of his restaurant staff set out in the dead of night and brave Kathmandu's biting wintry chill to meet a carefully cultivated contact.
Monday, February 20, 2012
Sudan has secured a five-year delay on its debts to China, the finance minister said on Saturday, part of efforts to make up for the loss of revenues from the oil-producing south.
Friday, February 17, 2012
South Korea's parliament has delayed a vote on an emissions trading scheme scheduled for Thursday because of political wrangling between the government and opposition ahead of parliamentary polls in April, a government official said.
Thursday, February 9, 2012
The new Maldivian president called Wednesday for a unity government to lead his Indian Ocean nation even as his predecessor called his ousting a coup and began fighting to return to power.
Monday, January 23, 2012
Dramatic changes afoot in Myanmar have whet the appetite of foreign investors who are eyeing a slice of the frontier market's rich and largely untapped economic potential.