As Indonesia eases some of its coronavirus lockdown restrictions, the country has reported a big spike in the number of daily cases of infection.
James Massola. Sydney Morning Herald. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 20:01:42 +1000.
The brave veterans who stormed the beaches of Normandy, landed at Inchon, and fought in the jungles of Vietnam are senior citizens now. And many of them are living off military pensions. ...
Kiplinger. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 15:59:36 -0400.
A Thai dissident has been abducted in Cambodia, a human rights group said Friday, raising concern that a mysterious campaign targeting exiles for disappearance or death may have been revived. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 03:57:49 -0400.
The government of Vietnam has said it is preparing new policies and laws to support defence industrial development. One focus of the proposed regulations, which ...
Janes 360. Thu, 04 Jun 2020 10:51:30 Z.
The 43-year-old Vietnam Airlines pilot, known as Patient 91, is now reportedly fully conscious, smiling and talking to doctors at Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam.
Daily Mail. Wed, 03 Jun 2020 21:35:38 +0100.
In February President Rodrigo Duterte had angrily sought to end the Visiting Forces Agreement, seen as a buffer against Chinese power. Analysts saw the reversal as a sign of new wariness toward China.
Jason Gutierrez. New York Times. Tue, 02 Jun 2020 21:18:12 +0000.
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - The ship master of a Singapore-registered vessel that spilled some of its cargo off the Australian east coast has been charged with damage of the marine environment and pollution. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 29 May 2020 20:32:12 -0400.
Sam Johnson, who spent seven years as a POW in Vietnam and 28 years in Congress, died Wednesday at a hospital in the Dallas area. He was 89. According to published reports, his death was not connected to the coronavirus pandemic. ...
Mike Glenn. Washington Times. Thu, 28 May 2020 17:20:38 -0400.
Former Texas Rep. Sam Johnson, a military pilot who spent years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam before serving more than two decades in Congress, died Wednesday at age 89.
Will Weissert. Fox News. Thu, 28 May 2020 01:08:16 GMT.
Facts About Southeast Asian States
The nations of Southeast Asia include the mainland nations of Cambodia,
Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam, as well as the island nations
of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and
Timor-Leste. Browse the national government websites listed below
for additional news and information about the Southeast Asian countries.
The State of Brunei's
capital city is Bandar Seri Begawan, and its national currency
is the Brunei Dollar. The primary languages used in Brunei
are Malay and English, and the country's estimated population in 2007
The State of Cambodia's
capital city is Phnom Penh, and its currency
is the Riel. Khmer is the official language of Cambodia, and in
2007, the nation's estimated population was 13,996,000.
The Republic of Indonesia's capital city is Jakarta, and its currency
is the Rupiah. Bahasa Indonesia is the country's official language,
and Indonesia's estimated population in 2007 was 234,694,000.
The Lao People's Democratic Republic's capital city is Vientiane, and
its currency is the Kip. The official language of Laos is Lao,
and in 2007, the country's estimated population was 6,522,000.
Malaysia's capital city is Kuala Lumpur,
and its currency is the Malaysian Dollar. Bahasa Malaysia is the
country's primary language, and in 2007, Malaysia's estimated population
The Union of Myanmar
is also known as Burma. Myanmar's capital city is Rangoon, and
its currency is the Kyat. Burmese is the nation's primary language,
and in 2007, Myanmar's estimated population was 47,374,000.
The Republic of the Philippines'
capital city is Manila, and its currency is the Philippine Peso.
The country's primary languages are Filipino and English, and in 2007,
the estimated population of the Philippines was 91,077,000.
The Republic of Singapore's capital city
is Singapura, and its currency is the Singapore Dollar. Chinese and
English are the most widely used languages in Singapore, and in 2007, the
Republic's estimated population was 4,553,000.
The Kingdom of Thailand's
capital city is Bangkok, and its currency is the Baht. Thai is the
official language of Thailand, whose estimated population was 65,068,000
The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste's capital city is Dili, and its
currency is the US Dollar. Portuguese and Tetum are the primary
languages used in Timor-Leste, whose estimated population in 2007
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam's capital city is Hanoi, and its
currency is the Dong. The primary language of Vietnam is
Vietnamese, and in 2007, the country's estimated population