Unsuspecting visitors to the small fishing village of Cheng Long might feel the need to blink and rub their eyes. Is there really a giant bowl and chopsticks sinking into the wetlands? What are those brightly colored things growing all over that house?
Everyday, children and adults wander into the countryside to find metal, like bomblets and weapons from the second Indochina war, to sell as scrap metal or souvenirs to tourists, or to turn into useful objects, only if they don't explode beforehand.
Since July, floods have ravaged Thailand, causing $3 billion in damage and killing nearly 300 people. But as the waters approach the capital city, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra says he is confident
A report released today criticizes China's plans for two pipelines that will pump natural gas from Burma's offshore reserves, and oil from the Middle East and Africa, both across the country and into China. The pipelines will