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  1. Disco for the Departed

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Greg Lowe

    ... genre-defying series set in Laos. It is 1977, two years after the Pathet Lao declared victory over capitalism, banished the country's monarchy and ushered in a socialist republic in one fell swoop. ... with Siri and Dtui, his nurse, holed up in Guesthouse Number One near the Huaphan Caves, the Pathet Lao's wartime headquarters. An ossified corpse is exposed in a concrete pathway near ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/644200/disco-departed
  2. China's uphill battle to invest in Myanmar

    Posted Jan 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... The cross-border investments are being undertaken with the encouragement and assistance of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and are part of a wider initiative that includes investments in Laos ... investment from Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Laos, Reuters reported. On December 15, according to a statement on its website, China Communications Construction and Myanmar's Department ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/734703/chinas-uphill-battle-invest-myanmar
  3. Mekong conundrum: does dammed mean damned?

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Fawthrop

    ... hydropower dams, including the latest to be proposed: the Xayaburi dam in Laos. Authorities in Laos have put their faith in hydropower as a formula to lift the nation out of chronic poverty ... including the tallest high-arch dam in the world, at 292 metres. Four more in China and 11 dams projected in Laos and Cambodia have triggered major controversy. 'The two dams, Xiaowan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/727859/mekong-conundrum-does-dammed-mean-damned
  4. Rail plan may boost China's regional sway

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... a high-speed railway that will pass from southern China through Laos to Thailand, but the plan awaits full confirmation. In October, the Thai parliament approved a framework for further negotiations ... per hour. The project is estimated to cost US$23 billion to US$27 billion. The first section to be built would be a link between Bangkok and Nong Khai in northeast Thailand on the Thai-Lao ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731214/rail-plan-may-boost-chinas-regional-sway
  5. Rail plan may boost China's regional swayHigh-speed railway plan may fast-track China's regional sway

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... a high-speed railway that will pass from southern China through Laos to Thailand, but the plan awaits full confirmation. In October, the Thai parliament approved a framework for further negotiations ... per hour. The project is estimated to cost US$23 billion to US$27 billion. The first section to be built would be a link between Bangkok and Nong Khai in northeast Thailand on the Thai-Lao ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731318/rail-plan-may-boost-chinas-regional-swayhigh-speed-railway-plan-may-fast-track-chinas
  6. Despair as the mighty Mekong falters

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Fawthrop

    ... and desperation among fishermen and farmers in northern Thailand and Laos who blame Chinese dams on the upstream Mekong for erosion of the river banks, declining fish catches and a damaged ecosystem. With water levels at their lowest in 50 years, the four Southeast Asian countries badly hit by falling water levels in the mighty Mekong River- Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia- will use a summit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/709954/despair-mighty-mekong-falters
  7. News - Asia - Pacific

    Clinton in South Pacific with China in focus

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 03:15pm by Associated Press in Papeete

    ... and Laos. After Brunei, Clinton will move on to Vladivostok to stand in for President Barack Obama at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, which is expected to centre on trade and food ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1026981/clinton-south-pacific-china-focus
  8. To boost Sino-Indian trade, Yunnan urges reopening of the 'Burma Road'

    Posted Aug 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Myanmar arrive at a consensus to repair and reopen the road, the better'. Mr Wang said that the Stilwell Road would prove as useful as the Kunming-Bangkok highway linking Yunnan, Laos ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/465672/boost-sino-indian-trade-yunnan-urges-reopening-burma-road
  9. Asean finally gets tough on Myanmar

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... countries, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam were the worst offenders. Human Rights Watch's executive director for Asia, Brad Adams, said Myanmar was a test for Asean that would determine its worth as a political grouping. Vietnam and Laos were communist, one-party states, while others, like Malaysia and the Philippines, were anti-communist. 'If they want to be part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/422886/asean-finally-gets-tough-myanmar
  10. Much-needed voice to lead Southeast Asia

    Posted Oct 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... neighbours, China, Japan and South Korea. During that time, Asean has also been struggling with two levels of development, prompted by the joining in the late 1990s of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/432057/much-needed-voice-lead-southeast-asia

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