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Vientiane Haft Marathon 2019 Scheduled For March 3

The 4th annual Vientiane International Half Marathon will be held on Mar 3, 2019, a press conference held in Vientiane was told on Feb 14.

The Vientiane International Half Marathon …

US, China Face Off Over Legacy in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA Almost half a century ago, the U.S.-backed Gen. Lon Nol led a coup in March 1970, overthrowing Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihanouk while the monarch visited Moscow.

Sihanouk …

Australia Police Say Man in Custody After Airport Evacuation

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA A man who falsely claimed to have a bomb and menaced a woman with a knife forced the evacuation of Brisbane International Airport for more than two hours, …

Two killed, four injured in mosque grenade explosion in southern Philippines

MANILA, At least two people were killed and four others injured in a grenade explosion inside a mosque in southern Philippine city of Zamboanga early on Wednesday, Xinhua news agency …

Chinese Railway Project in Laos Leaves Farmers in the Lurch

The railway project that would link landlocked Laos with China has been touted as a benefit to the Lao economy because it will lower the cost of exports and consumer …

Bangkok Fights Floods with Thirsty Landscaping

BANGKOK, THAILAND When Bangkok’s oldest university called for ideas for a symbol to mark its centenary year, landscape architect Kotchakorn Voraakhom successfully pitched a design for a park.

It was …

North Korea Says it Will Change Tactics if US Continues with Sanctions

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is warning that the current goodwill with the United States could end if Washington continues to impose sanctions to force his regime to denuclearize.…

Laos, Thailand Pledge Stronger Cooperation

(KPL) Laos and Thailand have pledged to enhance and promote cooperation on economic, trade, investment, and electric energy to contribute to building ASEAN economic community and turning ASEAN into a …