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Cambodian Activist Arrested For Facebook Post on Rice Tariffs

Cambodia’s Ministry of the Interior on Wednesday arrested a member of the banned Cambodia National Rescue Party after he posted a Facebook message saying the European Union plans to impose a tariff on Cambodian rice, sources in the country said.Kong Ma…

Myanmar Military Frees 13 Villagers Caught in Rakhine Conflict

Myanmar’s military on Monday freed all but two of 15 villagers suspected of contact with rebel forces, whom it had detained in Buthidaung township amid fighting between government soldiers and insurgent Arakan Army troops in restive northern Rakhine st…

Posted in General January 15, 2019

China’s Belt And Road Initiative Faces Obstacles in 2019

China is confronting multiple setbacks, flaws, and failures in President Xi Jinping’s ambitious overseas infrastructure project�the Belt and Road Initiative.Experts note that more than five years after its launch, three of the six economic corridors pl…

China Pushes LNG Imports to the Limit

China is importing record volumes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to meet its air quality targets and may have no alternative for the next several years, experts say.In November, China’s LNG imports soared 48.5 percent from a year earlier to 5.99 millio…