Myanmar’s objection may block Thai heritage claim

Overlapping of border cited as reason; Thailand has time until October to resole issue before seeking Unesco recognition for Kaeng Krachan forest. THAILAND FACES an uphill task pushing for inscription of the Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex (KKFC) as a World Heritage site after Myanmar raised concerns over boundary issues, but the Kingdom has until October […]

Myanmar: too much speed will end in a crash

Our neighbour can avoid a development disaster by conserving its ‘treasures’ now After decades of isolation Myanmar has flung its doors open to the world to reveal a country overflowing with enormous opportunities. Unlike its neighbours, it need not worry about economic growth. In the eyes of investors, the country is one of the world’s […]