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US Cleaning Up Agent Orange Storage Site in Vietnam

The U.S. has begun a multimillion dollar cleanup of an airbase in Vietnam that the U.S. used during the Vietnam War to store the highly toxic chemical Agent Orange.The launch Saturday of the $183 million program at the Bien Hoa airport, outside Ho Chi ...Read More

Vientiane Center Lao Public Company Launches Its Initial Public ...

(KPL) Vientiane Center Lao Public Company has launched its Initial Public Offering (IPO) for local and foreign buyers.Wednesday's launch witnessed the presence of LSX Secretary General Saysamone Chanthachack and representatives of business community.Th...Read More

Dog Rescued Swimming 220 KM Off Thailand

A dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land.A worker on the rig belonging to Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production, Vitisak Payalaw, s...Read More

Indonesia Supreme Court Rejects Appeal from Woman Convicted of ...

JAKARTA Indonesia's Supreme Court this week rejected the appeal by an ethnic-Chinese Indonesian woman who was sentenced to 18 months in prison last August for violating the country's blasphemy law, a decision international rights groups called a trou...Read More

Chinese Investors Speed Up SEZ Development

(KPL) A group of Chinese investors have invested at least 10 billion yuan to speed up developing the infrastructure of the Boten Specific Economic Zone (SEZ) in Luang Namtha Province, northern Laos.Boten Specific Economic Zone is adjacent to border tow...Read More