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Thailand's ruling junta, after initially putting on hold the country's high-speed rail projects, has changed its mind.
Viet Nam and Laos have agreed to step up their legal and judicial partnership. The agreement was reach during talks between Minister of Justice Ha Hung Cuong and his Lao counterpart, Chaluern Ziapaoher, in Vientiane yesterday.
ANXIOUS WAIT: Kiwi tourist Casey Hanson, 21, sits in a Thai police station after being caught in possession of counterfeit US American currency.
Women are on the frontline of the effort to find and destroy millions of unexploded cluster bombs which are still claiming lives decades after being dropped on Laos.
Chief Executive Officer of SEIF Holdings Frederick Tan and his delegation met with Deputy Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Dr Phouangparisak Pravongviengkham in Vientiane on Friday, where the company detailed its plans to invest between US$300 million to US$1billion in growing rice in Laos.
There was an aftertaste of bait-and-switch in Laos' presentation to the Mekong River Commission late last month.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:12 pm
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