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GM crops bounce back with gains in production areas - eco-business.com


eco-business.com

GM crops bounce back with gains in production areas
eco-business.com
“Some countries in South-East Asia such as Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar have the potential to adopt biotech crops but do not have biosafety regulations,” Rhodora Aldemita, senior programme officer at ISAAA, tells SciDev.Net. “Others like Myanmar have ...

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26 Jul 2017 | 12:45 am

Australian 'Solo Man' faces drugs charges in Cambodia for ice - ABC Online


ABC Online

Australian 'Solo Man' faces drugs charges in Cambodia for ice
ABC Online
The Australian actor who played the "Solo Man" in the 1980s soft drink commercials has been arrested in Cambodia on drug charges. Mark Coutelas, 57, was arrested in the southern Cambodian town of Sihanoukeville on Monday, according to local media ...

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26 Jul 2017 | 12:41 am

National Conference Celebrates Southeast Asian American Experience - UMass Lowell


National Conference Celebrates Southeast Asian American Experience
UMass Lowell
WHAT: A national summit of community organizers, policymakers, researchers and others are gathering at UMass Lowell this week for the 2017 Southeast Asian American Studies conference. ... More than two dozen sessions will take on topics including ...

25 Jul 2017 | 3:38 pm

All ASEAN countries but Indonesia ban cigarette advertising - Jakarta Post


Jakarta Post

All ASEAN countries but Indonesia ban cigarette advertising
Jakarta Post
“More than a half of Southeast Asian countries, including Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, have also totally banned cigarette advertisements in sellers' premises," SEATCA executive director Bungon ...
Improve implementation of tobacco tax policies, ASEAN urgedViet Nam News

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25 Jul 2017 | 7:37 am

Somerset backpacker drowns in Cambodian river during travels in ... - Somerset Live


Somerset Live

Somerset backpacker drowns in Cambodian river during travels in ...
Somerset Live
The funeral of Steven Griffiths, from Cotford St Luke, will be held in Taunton on Friday (July 28)

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25 Jul 2017 | 5:41 am

Cambodian figure skaters prepare for first foreign test in a shopping mall - Southeast Asia Globe


Southeast Asia Globe

Cambodian figure skaters prepare for first foreign test in a shopping mall
Southeast Asia Globe
We have got a lot of young talented skaters and these guys at the moment are the role models,” Ben Zina, who arrived in Cambodia four months ago to take the coaching gig, told Southeast Asia Globe. This year's SEA Games will not only be a first for ...

24 Jul 2017 | 12:21 am

Cambodia Recruits Cambodian-Americans to Boost National Hoops Team - Voice of America


Voice of America

Cambodia Recruits Cambodian-Americans to Boost National Hoops Team
Voice of America
To be a winning team, you've gotta have heart, and Cambodia's National Basketball team ticks that box going into next month's Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The team will “play with a lot of heart,” team captain Pek Mith, 31, who ...

23 Jul 2017 | 8:14 am

Brit teacher arrested on child sex allegations in Cambodia | Daily ... - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Brit teacher arrested on child sex allegations in Cambodia | Daily ...
Daily Mail
A British schoolteacher working in Cambodia was behind bars last on Sunday night after being arrested for alleged sex offences against a young female student.

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23 Jul 2017 | 3:36 am

UMass Lowell hosting Southeast Asian conference July 27-29 - The Boston Globe


The Boston Globe

UMass Lowell hosting Southeast Asian conference July 27-29
The Boston Globe
UMass Lowell will hold the East Coast's first Southeast Asian American Studies Conference from July 27–29, including seminars, performances, and screenings focused on culture. Those interested can register for the full conference, or choose to attend ...

21 Jul 2017 | 11:03 am

Researchers Urge Southeast Asian States to Consider Energy Alternatives - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

Researchers Urge Southeast Asian States to Consider Energy Alternatives
VOA Khmer (English)
Tek Vannara, executive director of the NGO Forum on Cambodia, said renewable energy solutions were the “better choice” for the environment, a sentiment echoed by Maureen Harris, Southeast Asia director at International Rivers, who urged the Mekong ...

14 Jul 2017 | 1:38 pm