Abe discusses aid, security in Laos

National / Politics Nov 17, 2013

Abe discusses aid, security in Laos

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Laotian Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong agreed Sunday during their summit to seek the launch of a security dialogue framework. "I would like to come to a mutual understanding (with Laos on various issues) through dialogue between our foreign and defense ...

National / Crime & Legal Aug 27, 2013

Cambodia investment scams rising

The National Consumer Affairs Center of Japan and related bodies are warning of a rise in fraudulent investment schemes involving real estate in Cambodia, where economic growth is boosting foreign investment. The center received 1,312 inquiries between October 2011 and early this month from consumers ...

National Mar 24, 2013

Japanese tourist killed in Cambodian roller coaster derailment

A female Japanese tourist died Friday night in a roller coaster derailment at an amusement park in Cambodia, a local government official said Saturday. Bun Tharith, deputy governor of Siem Reap Province, identified the victim as 21-year-old Saki Takita from Aomori Prefecture. She had arrived ...