Warwick ASEAN Conference

Laos submits Mekong Dam Proposal

Laos submits Mekong Dam Proposal Laos notified its Southeast Asian neighbors that it is moving forward with a third contentious hydro-dam on the Mekong River’s mainstream Laos pressed forward with the projects despite vociferous objections from the other countries, scientists and conservationists Proposal opposed by many as it is expected…

US-Brunei ties will remain constant following U.S. Presidential Elections

US-Brunei ties will remain constant following U.S. Presidential Elections Built upon nearly two decades of strong bilateral relations and partnership, fundamental interests between Brunei Darussalam and the United States of America will remain strong and constant, despite changes to the current administration Craig Allen, US Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam, refused…

Thailand’s Prime Minister announced that Thailand will adapt to global change

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced that Thailand will adapt to global change Thailand will cooperate with other countries in responding to global change in order to ensure future security, prosperity and sustainability PM proposes to meet Thai diplomats with foreign posting twice a year in order to adjust to…

Philippines’ leader Rodrigo Duterte affirms strengthened relationship with the U.S.

Controversial Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte affirms strengthened relationship between Phillipines and America following Trump’s election victory Many have noted the similarities in the personalities and pronouncements of Duterte and Trump, and Trump has drawn comparisons to the Philippine leader throughout his campaign Duerte affirms that all the agreements and treaties signed between these…

Laos to increase investments from Vietnam

Increasing investments from Vietnam Vietnam currently ranks third among foreign investors in Laos Increased investments have significantly contributed to local socio-economic development in Laos New agreement to build highway connecting the two capitals has been forged after Laotian Prime Minister, Thongloun Sisoulith’s visit to Vietnam in October 2016