Conservationists called on the Mekong nations to follow in Vietnam’s footsteps, after Hanoi destroyed tonnes of illegal ivory over the weekend.
Burma and its four closest Southeast Asian neighbours — Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam — move to enhance mutual trade and cooperation on tourism and other key sectors of the…
The Burma-Laos border is mostly unguarded. The terrain is rugged and hostile, where the drug trade flourishes in lawless enclaves on both sides of the river.
Opium cultivation remains a lucrative source of income for many farmers, but the illegal industry is facing renewed scrutiny in the Asia-Pacific region.
A Scottish firm has been reliving the heady days of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company with luxury river cruises.
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