News tagged with southeast asia

Rare, once-royal turtle to be tracked in Cambodia

(AP) -- One of the world's most endangered turtles has been released into a Cambodian river with a satellite transmitter attached to its shell to track how it will navigate through commercial fishing grounds ...

dateJan 21, 2012 in Ecology
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Vietnam store makes Christmas tree from cellphones

(AP) -- Southeast Asia is closer to the equator than the North Pole, but an electronics store in Vietnam is ringing in the holidays with a 15-foot Christmas tree made from more than 2500 unusable cellular ...

dateDec 23, 2011 in Other
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Cambodia opens controversial mega-dam

Energy-starved Cambodia on Wednesday opened the country's largest hydropower dam to date, a multi-million dollar Chinese-funded project that has attracted criticism from environmental groups.

dateDec 07, 2011 in Environment
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Russia launches Chinese satellite

A Russian Proton-M rocket completed the successful launch Saturday of an advanced Chinese communications satellite that should help expand television coverage in parts of Southeast Asia.

dateNov 26, 2011 in Space Exploration
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