Category: Politics

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…

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…

MYANMAR COURT REJECTS APPEAL BY JAILED REUTERS REPORTERS

YANGON, A Myanmar court on Friday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act, saying the defence had not provided sufficient evidence to show they were innocent.Wa Lone…

MYANMAR TO LAUNCH MEKONG-LANCANG CULTURAL EXCHANGE YOUTH CAMP

YANGON, Myanmar, Jan 10 (NNN-MNA) – Myanmar will launch the Mekong-Lancang Cultural Exchange Youth Camp, with the use of Mekong-Lancang Cooperation Fund, aiming at enhancing cooperation between cultural groups and youth artists, from six Mekong-Lancang…