A staple of Cambodia's post-Khmer Rouge press
may well have died this month after it carried a story on corruption
and environmental destruction that veered too close to the country’s
leaders... Read More...
If it is true that hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, then the devil himself would be relieved to have never met Altantuya Shaariibuu, the Mongolian beauty whose death is at the center of on... Read More...
new education minister, Nguyen Thien Nhan, has delivered a nasty jolt
to the country's secondary education system, driving down test scores
dramatically in an effort to elimin... Read More...
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firm Shin Corp to Singapore’s
Temasek Holdings for nearly 74 billion baht in January 2006, critics howled
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