As the neat borders set after WWII begin to fracture, map makers in Asia and around the world are assured a busy future, writes Asia Sentinel’s Philip Bowring
“Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the richest of them all?” Like every year, the mirror of the world’s richest – aka Forbes Magazine – has provided a full length answer, publishing its well-known list of billionaires. What has changed? In a nutshell, quite a few things.
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A court in central Vietnam has sentenced a well-known blogger to 2 years in prison for posting criticism of the communist government in the latest case from an intensified crackdown against dissent.
Prime Minister Hun Sen has said Cambodia’s garment workers are paid a fair wage, comparing the new monthly wage of $100 to Vietnam’s. He suggests the unions are too demanding and that investors will flee. However, a researcher points out Vietnam is in flux too.
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