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  1. The World

    July 9, 2011

    FT podcast: World Weekly

    Syria, DSK, Yingluck Shinawatra In this week’s podcast: Are there signs that the crisis in Syria is coming to an end? Can...

  2. July 6, 2011

    Thailand: A divisive dynasty

    As the scale of the opposition victory in Thailand’s general election became clear last Sunday, Thamolwan Jamjaeng, a street...

  1. June 27, 2011

    Four senior Khmer Rouge leaders to stand trial

    By Tim Johnston in Bangkok More than 30 years after the overthrow of Cambodia’s brutal Khmer Rouge regime, its four most...

  2. The World

    May 20, 2011

    FT podcast: World Weekly

    Audio IMF post-DSK, Obama vs Israel, and Thai elections In this week’s show, we look at the candidates to be head of the...

  3. April 21, 2011

    Drug efficacy: Rising resistance worries in Cambodia

    In the rundown town of Pailin in north-western Cambodia, something strange and worrying is happening: where...

  4. The World

    November 11, 2010

    FT podcast: World Weekly

    Audio Phil Gordon, Burma and Robert Zoellick In this week’s podcast: America’s secretary of state for Europe, Phil Gordon,...

  5. September 9, 2010

    Hoang Anh Gia Lai builds its brand outside Vietnam

    Natural resource: a worker in a rubber plantation. Vietnam’s Hoang Anh Gia Lai has invested in rubber plantation in Cambodia...

  6. June 29, 2010

    Social inequality at the heart of unrest must be addressed, says minister

    Thailand must address social inequality to heal the rifts exposed during the unrest in Bangkok , says Korn Chatikavanij,...

  7. June 25, 2010

    Ford puts wheels in motion for $450m Thailand car factory

    Ford is to build a new $450m car plant in Thailand, increasing its production capacity in south-east Asia by more than 50...

  8. June 4, 2010

    US senator calls off Burma visit

    Jim Webb, a high-profile US senator who has been calling for American re-engagement with Asia, has cancelled a trip to Burma...

  9. May 18, 2010

    Ceasefire hope follows death of army officer

    The Thai government said yesterday it was trying to broker a ceasefire agreement with the leaders of the protest movement...

  10. May 11, 2010

    US 'disappointed' after Burma visit

    A US official met Aung San Suu Kyi, the detained Burmese opposition leader, yesterday but was "profoundly disappointed" by...

  11. May 7, 2010

    Thai political deal in jeopardy

    Hopes for a resolution to Thailand's seven-week-old political deadlock appeared to be fading in spite of Abhisit Vejjajiva,...

  12. May 4, 2010

    Thai leader offers early poll

    Abhisit Vejjajiva, Thailand's beleaguered prime minister, sought to end the country's months-long political turmoil...

  13. April 28, 2010

    Bangkok protests close Skytrain

    Protesters forced the closure of an elevated railway line in Bangkok yesterday, while the government warned it was running...

  14. April 22, 2010

    South-east Asia: Activists worry about ‘black hole’ of Burma

    All day the boats chug back and forth across the sluggish Moei river below the Wang Pha clinic in western Thailand, carrying...

  15. April 16, 2010

    Rangoon festival blasts kill nine

    At least nine people have been killed in explosions at a New Year water festival in the Burmese commercial capital...

  16. April 13, 2010

    Bangkok battles hit tourist sector

    Thailand's political turmoil, which culminated in the weekend's running street battles, is starting to take its toll on...

  17. April 1, 2010

    Cyberattack on Vietnam activists

    Vietnamese activists opposed to a Chinese mining investment in their country have been targeted in a cyberattack, Google...

  18. March 30, 2010

    Suu Kyi's party to boycott poll

    The Burmese opposition party led by Aung San Suu Kyi, the detained Nobel laureate, has said it will boycott the country's...

  19. February 26, 2010

    Thai unrest fails to shake markets

    Markets and investors in Thailand seemed largely unmoved as the Supreme Court prepares to deliver a potentially divisive...

  20. February 15, 2010

    Suu Kyi release hopes rise

    Hopes have been raised for the freedom of Aung Sang Suu Kyi, the Burmese opposition leader, after the release of her...

  21. January 21, 2010

    Vietnam jails political activists

    A court in Vietnam has sentenced four prominent pro-democracy activists to up to 16 years in prison after convicting them in...

  22. December 30, 2009

    Thailand's health minister to quit

    Thailand's health minister has announced his resignation after senior officials in his ministry were implicated in a...

  23. December 22, 2009

    China signs deal with Cambodia

    China has signed a substantial development package with Cambodia, just days after the Cambodian authorities repatriated 20...

  24. December 3, 2009

    Vietnam to end stimulus scheme

    Vietnam plans to stop its loan interest rate subsidy scheme at the end of the year, becoming the first Asian nation to begin...

  25. November 26, 2009

    Vietnam devalues its currency

    Vietnam devalued the dong by 5.4 per cent against the dollar yesterday and raised interest rates by a full percentage point...

  26. November 26, 2009

    Vietnam devalues its currency

    Vietnam devalued the dong by 5.4 per cent against the dollar yesterday and raised interest rates by a full percentage point...

  27. November 6, 2009

    Thailand recalls ambassador

    A diplomatic row between south-east Asian neighbours Thailand and Cambodia has escalated, with the government in Bangkok...

  28. November 4, 2009

    US resumes talks with Burma

    The US reopened high-level engagement with Burma yesterday after a 14-year freeze. Kurt Campbell, the US assistant...

  29. October 22, 2009

    Cambodia curbs demonstrations

    Advocates of free speech say a law passed yesterday by Cambodia's legislature limiting the size of demonstrations is the...

  30. October 10, 2009

    Climate talks fail to make progress

    Talks designed to pave the way for a comprehensive climate deal in Copenhagen this year ended yesterday with little...

  31. October 10, 2009

    Suu Kyi meets western officials

    Aung San Suu Kyi, the imprisoned Burmese opposition leader, has been granted a rare meeting with western diplomats in...

  32. October 6, 2009

    Back immigration, UN group urges

    States that host large numbers of immigrants should resist popular pressure to erect barriers to newcomers in the economic...

  33. October 1, 2009

    ICBC plans ACL controlling stake

    Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, the world's largest bank by market value, plans to take a controlling stake in...

  34. September 25, 2009

    Clinton signals greater engagement but sanctions will remain

    The US is set to abandon its long-held policy of isolating the Burmese government in favour of greater engagement, but...

  35. September 2, 2009

    Thaksin company employees held

    Thai police have arrested two employees of a company run by the family of Thaksin Shinawatra, the controversial former...

  36. August 12, 2009

    Thais refuse to extradite suspected arms dealer

    Viktor Bout, the former Soviet military officer suspected of arms trafficking on four continents, has won the first stage...

  37. August 5, 2009

    Premier sues Cambodian MP

    A Cambodian court yesterday found opposition lawmaker Mu Sochua guilty of defaming Hun Sen, the prime minister, and fined...

  38. July 27, 2009

    Cambodian cases intensify concern

    Cambodia's government is under fire because of its legal attack on opponents. Hang Chakra, former editor of the Khmer...

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