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Laos beat Brunei 3-0 in men's football to register first win.

PETALING JAYA, Aug 21 — Laos registered their first win in the SEA Games men's football competition after beating Brunei 3-0 in a Group A match at the University Malaya Arena, here today. Striker Kongmathilath Phithack was the toast of the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Malaysia must beat Myanmar for spot in football semis.

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Malaysia need to beat current Group A leader Myanmar and Laos to book a place in the semi-finals as well as top the group and avoid facing the winner of Group B. A win or draw against Myanmar on Monday will earn a ticket...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Hun Sen creates new brigade after border row with Laos.

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has visited troops in Stung Treng province along the border with Laos, where he announced the creation of a new brigade following tensions between the countries.

- BangkokPost - TH

What's Behind the New Cambodia-Laos Border Crisis?.

A closer look at an episode in the context of Hun Sen's wider domestic and foreign policy.

- The Diplomat - US

Myanmar opts for domestic power generation.

Plans are underway to generate electricity from local power plants even though China, Thailand, Laos and India have offered to sell their electricity to Myanmar, a senior official of the Ministry of Electricity and Energy said.

- BangkokPost - TH

'Smart patrols' to hunt wildlife smugglers on Laos border.

Mukdahan: The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation will launch a "smart patrol" system along the Thai-Laos border to deal with crimes against wildlife starting in this northeastern province.

- BangkokPost - TH

Laos/Thailand: Investigate Abduction of Exiled Red Shirt Activist.

Expand Wuthipong Kachathamakul, exiled Thai activist, was reportedly abducted by unknown armed men from his house in Vientiane on July 29, 2017. © 2012 Post Today – The Lao authorities should urgently investigate the abduction of an exiled Thai activist Wuthipong Kachathamakul, also known as Ko Tee, Human Rights Watch ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Laos: No Progress on Rights.

Australian officials should press the government of Laos to respect human rights at the Australian-Laos human rights dialogue, scheduled for July 18-19, 2017, in Vientiane, Human Rights Watch said today in a submission to the Australian government. Key areas of concern in Laos are freedom of speech, association, and ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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