Thailand: PM willing to step down for peace World

Thailand: PM willing to step down for peace

Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on December 8 said she is ready to step down or dissolve the House of Representatives only if it brings back peace and order to the country.
World

More foreign tourists flock to Cambodia

The number of foreign visitors to Cambodia in the first eight months of this year increased 18.7 percent over the same period in 2012, hitting 2.7 million, according to figures released by the Cambodian Ministry of Tourism.
Indonesian President elected DP Chairman World

Indonesian President elected DP Chairman

Indonesia’s ruling Democrat Party (DP) has elected President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono as its Chairman, seeking his part in reviving its popularity before the 2014 general elections.
Ambassador stresses historical significance of Paris Accords Politics

Ambassador stresses historical significance of Paris Accords

Vietnamese Ambassador to the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Duong Van Quang has emphasised the historical significance of the Paris Peace Accords and French people’s support for the victory in a recent interview with the Vietnam News Agency.
World

Myanmar becomes AIPA member

The 32nd General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-32) on Sept. 20 agreed to accept the Parliament of Myanmar as a full member of AIPA.
Thai Prime Minister visits Laos World

Thai Prime Minister visits Laos

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Sept. 16 paid an official visit to Laos to strengthen the friendship and cooperation between the two countries.
World

Cambodia, Thailand agree to solve disputes peacefully

Cambodia and Thailand have agreed in principle to coopere in addressing their differences and disputes in a peaceful and mutually beneficiary way in order to promote the friendship between the two neighbours for stability in the region and the world.
Preah Vihear temple tourism bounces back World

Preah Vihear temple tourism bounces back

The number of visitors to Preah Vihear temple, a World Heritage Site in Cambodia, increased rapidly in the past two months as military tensions between Cambodia and Thailand over the disputed border area eased.
Politics

Vietnam, Thailand boost bilateral cooperation

Vietnam and Thailand will bolster multifaceted cooperation between the two countries’ legislative bodies to help boost bilateral relations and common development of the Southeast Asian region.
General Secretary calls for election analysis Politics

General Secretary calls for election analysis

Party General Secretary and NA Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong has emphasised the necessity for a detailed analysis of the result of the May 22 elections of deputies to the 13th NA and people’s councils at all levels for the 2011-2016 term.