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  1. Dispute at sea rocks the boat in Vietnam

    Posted Dec 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the mountainous northern border in early 1979, following Vietnam's occupation of Beijing-backed Cambodia to drive the ultra-Maoist Khmer Rouge from power. It was a brief but bloody war, leaving tens ... claims of sovereignty outside China's embassy in Hanoi and southern consulate in Ho Chi Minh City are jarring indeed. Protests of any sort are rare in communist-ruled Vietnam, especially ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/619655/dispute-sea-rocks-boat-vietnam
  2. Go with the flow

    Posted Oct 25th 2009, 12:00am by Graham Simmons

    ... Chhma, with its waterside restaurants on long wooden stilts. For nearly 30 years from 1970, Tonle Sap was a battle zone. The Khmer Rouge, who had made camps in the forests around the lake, were ... between the Khmer Rouge and liberating Vietnamese forces continued and it was only after 1998 that the former inhabitants were able to return to their lake houseboats. Now, despite ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696342/go-flow
  3. Letters

    Posted Jan 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... million deaths), Nazi Germany (21 million) with 'notable' contributions by second world war Japan, the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, world war one Turkey, communist Vietnam, post-world war ... authoritarian rule is most likely correct ('Dynasties do not last forever', January 21). According to historian R. J. Rummel, about 90 million Chinese people met their deaths in the 20th ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/624735/letters
  4. Will Beijing pay the price for standing by dictators?

    Posted Oct 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Muammar Gaddafi's Libya to the days when the murderous Khmer Rouge's closest overseas ally was in Beijing. With the downfall of three dictators in the Middle East, foreign ministry ... the yoke of dictatorship, the nations that cling to this form of rule will be increasingly isolated. Right now, China is hardly isolated because it has the kind of economic clout that keeps allies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983228/will-beijing-pay-price-standing-dictators
  5. Painted out of a corner

    Posted Apr 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Ibiza, where he ran a lounge bar. At Dixon's invitation, he travelled to Cambodia, fell in love with Sihanoukville and jumped at the opportunity to run the project. With a charming ... It costs about US$6,500 a month to keep the CCPP running efficiently. We have eight Khmer staff and 12 Western volunteers who take classes and oversee projects. Based on current funding, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/964137/painted-out-corner
  6. Birth of Sansha city signals death of diplomacy in South China Sea dispute

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... to come from Asean, which has been drafting a new code of conduct designed to establish some rules of the road for those contentious parts of the ocean. In the end, some Association of Southeast Asian Nations members felt greater loyalty towards China than to their Asean associates. It is above all Cambodia, the current Asean chair- and a major recipient of Chinese aid- that has been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1008213/birth-sansha-city-signals-death-diplomacy-south-china-sea-dispute
  7. Peace in our time

    Posted Jul 26th 2009, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... kilometres or so there is a market serving six or seven villages. About 45 minutes south of Pakse is Vat Phou, a centre of Theravada Buddhism located in an 11th century Khmer temple, which makes it a cousin to Angkor Wat - a road once connected the two Khmer kingdom sites. Vat Phou's northeast wall has a remarkable carving that depicts Vishnu riding Garuda and there is a crocodile-shaped ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/687936/peace-our-time
  8. Make HK a better place to lure talent

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... With average take-home pay of US$80,000 a year, the city ranks only 10th in Asia, trailing behind developing countries such as Cambodia, Laos and Pakistan. Worse, the cost of deploying staff to Hong ... only reflect some of the many factors being considered by companies and staff. The cost of living, accommodation, pollution, taxation, school places, safety, the rule of law and freedoms also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/977657/make-hk-better-place-lure-talent
  9. Trust key to burying regional suspicions and building success

    Posted Apr 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... river. There is Myanmar's military junta and Thailand's constitutional monarchy, a fledging, troubled democracy in Cambodia and the Communist Party-ruled nations of Laos, Vietnam ... have fought, as have Vietnam and Cambodia, as well as Vietnam and China over Cambodia. Landlocked Laos, meanwhile, is the smallest nation of the group and has traditionally had to play off its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632199/trust-key-burying-regional-suspicions-and-building-success
  10. Country Name Puzzle

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... AFGHANISTAN ALBANIA ALGERIA ANDORRA ANGOLA ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA ARGENTINA ARMENIA AUSTRALIA AUSTRIA AZERBAIJAN BAHAMAS BAHRAIN BANGLADESH BARBADOS BELARUS BELGIUM BELIZE BENIN BHUTAN BOLIVIA BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA BOTSWANA BRAZIL BRUNEI BULGARIA BURKINA FASO BURMA BURUNDI CAMBODIA CAMEROON CANADA CAPE VERDE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC CHAD CHILE CHINA COMOROS COSTA RICA CROATIA ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006324/country-name-puzzle

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