Sales of betel quid are down almost by half in many parts of Burma amid rumours of a government ban on chewing betel.
Asia can fight climate change and lift people out of poverty if it invests in communities living in forests, claims a Thai-based environmental organisation.
Asian leaders have gathered in China for a four-day summit aiming to set the economic agenda during what is sure to be a crucial year for Burma.
With ASEAN countries pledging to unite as a single regional market in 2015, Asia Calling brought together leaders from their fields across the region to discuss whether the union will…
Oct 27, 2008 (AFP)