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  1. Go with the flow

    Posted Sep 01st 2008, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... in the wake of devastating floods in parts of northern Thailand and Laos after the Mekong, Southeast Asia's largest river, overflowed its banks, inundating villages and rice fields, and leaving a swathe of destruction. The water level on August 15 in Vientiane, the capital of Laos on the banks of the Mekong, was the highest since records began in 1913. Low-lying regions in Cambodia ...

  2. China's role as river master stirs discontent

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... are rising in the region about the possible environmental impact. The sheer scale of China's engineering is setting off alarm bells in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Laos, the four countries ... of China, Southeast Asian governments have muffled their concern. Meanwhile, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand have put forward plans to dam their sections of the Mekong, prompting objections from Vietnam ...

  3. Hezbollah's long, deadly shadow

    Posted Aug 25th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... is whether the aims of such groups are negotiable. If not, it is a fight to the death. In Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, non-communists won. In Vietnam and Laos, communists emerged ...

  4. The limit to living with a bad neighbour

    Posted Dec 10th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... statement issued by Asean leaders after their annual meeting, in Vientiane, Laos, at the end of last month made no mention of Myanmar- despite apparently well-founded reports that the junta had ...

  5. Meeting in the shadow of China

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia will have an opportunity early next week to re-invigorate relations when their leaders meet at the Asean summit in Vientiane, Laos. As with so much of Asia-Pacific diplomacy these days, China's rise is one of the factors behind Southeast Asia's interest in strengthening ties with its southern neighbours. ...



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