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Exiled Thai critic attacked with chemicals in Japan

BANGKOK (Reuters) - An exiled Thai critic of the country's military and monarchy said he was attacked in his home in Japan last month and believes Thai authorities were behind the incident

Global warming reshapes almanac for tea growers in China's Yunnan

NANNUOSHAN, China (Reuters) - Que Liu and his wife Si En spend their mornings picking pu'er leaves in an ancient tea garden in a forest not far from their hillside village, one of many that dot the subtropical highlands of southwest China.

Still reeling from dam collapse

Bangkok: Thousands are languishing in displacement camps in Laos a year after a dam break unleashed floodwaters and killed dozens of people in the impoverished state, a new report on the anniversary of the disaster said.

Thai farmers asked to delay rice planting as drought bites

BANGKOK: The Thai government has asked farmers to delay planting rice because of drought and the pumping of water from reservoirs for irrigation threatens household supplies, an agriculture ministry official said on Monday.

Mekong Basin’s aquatic life faces extinction

Bangkok: The Mekong River’s extremely low level of water caused by upstream hydropower dam projects has triggered the death of masses of fish and heightened the risk of mass extinction of aquatic life in the entire Mekong River Basin, environmental experts highlighted.

Losing their homes to development

PHNOM PENH: Lay Sremeth and her family have lived on a narrow stretch of land by Phnom Penh’s Boeung Tompoun lake for three decades, fishing in its water and growing rice on its bank.