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Asean Opts For New Road Map As Economic Union Targets Missed


Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations unveiled with fanfare another road map to a common community for the next decade even as the bloc missed targets for economic integration this year.


Read Here – Bloomberg

Damming The Mekong

A new dam proposed by Laos threatens further damage to the troubled Mekong and its inhabitants.

Read Here – The Diplomat

Hun Sen’s Battle for Middle Earth

Cambodia has never enjoyed the kind of political clout its neighbors Thailand and Vietnam have been able to assert on the international stage. This issue does not sit well with Prime Minister Hun Sen, who wants to see his country’s standing improve significantly.

But the key to raising Cambodia’s stature is Hun Sen’s own success. After 28 years in power, he is by far the region’s longest-serving elected leader.

Read Here – The Diplomat

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