ASEAN — which includes Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia — agreed in 2007 to establish the ASEAN Economic Community. The free trade agreement will be fully implemented in ...View Complete Story
Starting in 1850, Vietnam (as well as Laos and Cambodia) was under French colonial rule. During WW II Vietnam was ruled by the Vichy French (pro-Nazi French) under Japanese military control. ... (This proved to be true because countries such as the ...View Complete Story
No school textbook I've seen mentions that only two months before Napoleon's final defeat in 1815, the faraway Indonesian island of Sumbawa was the site of the most devastating volcanic eruption on Earth in thousands of years. The death toll was around ...
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Examples range from Naypyidaw Airport in Myanmar, to highways and hydropower projects in Cambodia, to the Java-Madura Bridge and the 10,000MW first fast track coal power program in Indonesia. The march of Chinese investments in ... In Laos, a planned ...View Complete Story