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Students are dropping out along Cambodia’s border with Thailand

A Cambodian official has reported that about 23% of children in three provinces along the border with Thailand have stopped attending school. The Cambodian Education Minister Hangchuon Naron was speaking about the student dropout rate. He said that the rate in Battambang, Banteay Meanchey and ...

At Thailand-Laos Border, A Shadow Economy Thrives

A silhouette of the casino’s golden domes and gaudy crown appears in the distance, standing out like a sore thumb against the landscape of lush tropical hills in this northwestern corner of Laos. The Ton Pheung district is part of a special economic zone (SEZ) ...

Behind the Cambodia-Lao PDR border dispute

Cambodia and Lao PDR have agreed to work together to resolve pending border demarcation disagreements between the two nations. The foreign ministers of both countries have agreed to have their respective border committees meet more often to settle the matter. They also agreed to set ...

Thailand rejects UN report on Myanmar refugees on border

Thailand on February 4 dismissed the end-of-mission statement by United Nations Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee on refugees’ basic rights in the kingdom, saying that her message was untrue and unfair. Keep reading ...

SUPALAK GANJANAKHUNDEE

KNU makes four demands on Dawei-Thai border highway

The National Union (KNU) has made four demands to Nay Pyi Taw and relevant governments and companies regarding the Dawei project: environmental and social impact assessments must be done fairly, negotiation with stakeholders must comply with applicable government, KNU and international laws; free, prior and ...

THOMPSON CHAU

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