Energy & Resources

Energy & Resources

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Simmering tensions in the South China Sea have reached a state of uneasiness as of late. Long-standing territorial disputes between China and several regional...

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An embezzlement probe has been launched by Myanmar's Department of Mines after almost $100 million vanished from a joint fund set up by Myanmar's gem...

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Economic growth in Myanmar has been hampered by a more difficult economic environment in the country's fiscal year 2015-2016 (April 1 to March 31),...

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It's 41 years and three weeks after the fall of Saigon that ended the United States' barbaric war in Vietnam, one of the biggest...

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects Brunei's economy to contract by a whopping two per cent this year,  a figure much lower than its...

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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...