Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha may have been wrong when he said his government would clear the waterway for navigation in the Mekong River for the benefit of Thailand, suggesting that nobody should oppose this project.
Mandalay: The Department of Forestry of Mandalay carried out a wildlife-protection poster campaign around the city on January 16.
Together with retired officials from the forestry department, the Sein Yaung So environmental conservation group hung posters at locations such as car gates, Gaw Won and Taung Thaman, and U Pein bridge.
The posters featured slogans such as “Meals cooked from wildlife are not sold here,” “No selling of wildlife products”, and “This car/vessel doesn’t carry wildlife or its products”.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations-Korea Center in Seoul hosted its annual culinary fair last week, bringing Southeast Asia’s diverse, distinct foods to the Korean public that has become increasingly drawn to the region’s gastronomic and touristic attractions.
The event, titled the “ASEAN Culinary Festival 2016,” was held at COEX in Seoul from Wednesday to Saturday. It showcased 30 signature dishes and beverages from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, which were prepared by top chefs from the 10 countries, many of whom flew to Korea for the event.
The 6th East Asian foreign ministers’ meeting was held at the national convention centre in Vientiane, where foreign ministers focused on six main areas—finance, education, environment and energy, global health and infectious diseases, natural disaster management and relations among East Asian countries.