South East Asia

Science & Technology

Iskandar Malaysia: A Green Mega-City for 3 Million Opposite Singapore

The project by the Malaysian government is intended to be a showcase of modern living, relying upon renewable resources for energy and employing environmentally comprehensive methods of living. Everything from waste to energy will be recycled. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak had this to say of Iskandar Malaysia: Iskandar Malaysia [is] a smart city template […]

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Fighting Breaks Out Between Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

  Violence between Myanmar’s Buddhists and the Rohingya Muslim ethnic minority has intensified since beginning in May 2012, with 84 deaths and 22,500 people displaced in the latest round of conflict according to the United Nations and state-run newspaper New Light of Myanmar. Crisis Overshadows Reforms The emerging crisis between the Buddhists and ethnic minority […]

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