Energy & Resources

Energy & Resources

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While April in Thailand is typically hot and sweaty, this year, it is super-hot. The mercury in some of the worst affected northern provinces...

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The Indonesian government expressed concerns about increasing Islamist-related piracy on a shipping route along its sea border with the Philippines across the Sulu and...

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China has set up plans to construct "maritime nuclear power platforms" that could be used to support its projects in the disputed South China...

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Despite its abundance of energy sources from hydropower in the country, Laos is apparently planning to build nuclear power plants in a cooperation with...

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Scheduled passenger train services between Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville will resume on April 9 after having been suspended for 14 years, according to a...

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South Korea followed the US and Australia in issuing a travel warning against trips to Laos' central province of Xaisomboun, as well as traveling...

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Aung San Suu Kyi, whose National League for Democracy party won historic elections in Myanmar, will become the country's foreign minister, BBC and Reuters...

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The US issued an official warning on February 12 urging Americans to avoid the central Laos province of Xaisomboun which is popular with adventure...

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Switzerland’s top prosecutor after months of investigation on January 29 said there are "serious indications" that $4 billion may have been misappropriated from state-owned companies...

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Forest fires in Indonesia last year cost the country at least $16 billion in economic losses, equivalent to 1.9 per cent of its GDP,...

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Malaysia's state-owned oil giant Petronas says it will have to slash as much as $11.4 billion in capital and operating expenses over the next...

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III held an emergency meeting with cabinet members and officials of the country’s Department of Foreign Affairs on January 6...

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Myanmar in its quest to increase power production could adapt renewable energies such as wind energy and at the same time enticing investors in...

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Cambodia, with the help of Russia, will build its first nuclear power station in a bid to overcome its massive reliance on electricity from...

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Malaysia's battered currency, the ringgit, rose the most among emerging-market currencies on November 24, while stocks and bonds gained after scandal-hit and debt-ridden state...

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A new report by UK-based non-governmental organisation Global Witness reveals that Myanmar's illicit jade trade is controlled by networks of military officials and their...

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The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) launched an investigation into allegations of money-laundering at troubled Malaysian state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), according...

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An agreement signed in July between Japan, Myanmar and Thailand on the mutual development of the long-delayed Dawei Special Economic Zone in Myanmar will...