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In a surprise move, Pope Francis on May 21 named new cardinals for countries where Catholics are only a small minority: Mali, Sweden -...

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on April 29 at his speech the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit emphasised the importance of non-interference...

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Dubai Cares, a philanthropic organisation working to improve children's access to quality primary education in developing countries, launched a new programme in Laos that...

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The new Corruption Perception Index 2016 issued by Transparency International on January 25 paints no flattering picture of Southeast Asia as corruption in the...

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The government in Laos will hold a bidding session in February to sell off its fleet of German luxury cars used to chauffeur the...

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Laos' first domestic smartphone brand will be introduced to shops and agencies in Vientiane and the country's provinces this month after a local IT...

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Despite domestic and regional criticism, the government of Laos sticks to its plan to build more hydropower plants in the country in its aim...

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The World Bank revised up its forecast for Thailand's economic growth by 0.1 percentage point to 3.2 per cent for next year in anticipation...

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Brunei, Indonesia and Vietnam jumped the most among countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) in the new Doing Business 2017 ranking...

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All ASEAN-5 countries except Singapore dropped in the new Global Competitiveness Index 2016-2017 issued by the World Economic Forum (WEF), some of them significantly....

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US President Barack Obama on September 6 at the ASEAN Summit in Laos announced that the US will double its funding to allow the...

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Barack Obama will be the first acting US president to visit the communist nation of Laos when he will partake in the 11th East...

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on July 25 released a softened joint statement regarding territorial disputes in the South China Sea after...

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Laos, described by the World Bank as having “one of the fastest growing” economies in Asia-Pacific, is increasingly feeling the heat of a slowing...

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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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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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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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North Korea has a greater presence in Southeast Asia that many may think. A new museum largely funded by Pyongyang that opened last December...