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China emerging as new force in drone warfare

(AP)—Determined to kill or capture a murderous Mekong River drug lord, China's security forces considered a tactic they'd never tried before: calling a drone strike on his remote hideaway deep in the hills of Myanmar.

dateMay 03, 2013 in Other
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Cambodia approves controversial dam plan

Energy-hungry Cambodia on Friday gave the green light to a multi-million dollar hydropower dam backed by companies from China and Vietnam that activists say will affect thousands of people.

dateNov 02, 2012 in Environment
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Could the Mekong's water destabilise Asia?

( -- South-East Asian nations surrounding the Lower Mekong Basin should put construction of hydro-electric dams on the Mekong River on hold if they want to avoid a human security disaster more reminiscent of sub-Saharan ...

dateApr 26, 2012 in Environment
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