Larry Ching, “the Chinese Frank Sinatra,” with fellow performers at the Forbidden City nightclub in the early 1940s (Courtesy DeepFocus Productions, Inc.).
The summit will also focus on the ASEAN vision of creating a single regional community, which the group will outline by the end of the year.
Final draft of the 26th ASEAN Chairman's Statement, obtained by VOA Khmer, says the group will call for intensified consultations on a code of conduct for the South China Sea.
Court documents accuse Yu Shiwen of causing public disorder by giving interview about a private June 4 memorial he held with friends last year.
As much of the nation's attention was on Asia-Africa summit in Jakarta, Budi Gunawan quietly sworn in as number two official.
At 60th anniversary of Asian African Conference, leaders strongly defend principles of self-determination against modern day imperialism but barely mention democracy, human rights.
China became Laos’ leading investor in 2014 with funds totaling more than $5 billion for projects in mining, resources, hydropower and agribusiness.
Controversial plan strongly criticized by human rights groups.
America's top business advocate and its biggest labor boss sparred Tuesday over proposed 'fast track' legislation to facilitate the formation and approval of a 12-nation Pacific trading bloc. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
Army reportedly burned Aung Lan Chuang because villagers were suspected of harboring rebels; refugees report being low on food.
Tourism is a multi-billion dollar industry in the Philippines. Close to five million foreign visitors traveled there last year, perhaps lured by the country's tropical beaches. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
Although Japan had decades-long head start rolling out bullet train, China can now boast of having more than half of world's 23,000 kilometers of high-speed rail track.
Head of one Islamic organization says IS is 'radical political group' that wants 'destruction of everything down to the roots'.
In latest of several environmental protests, farmers decry dredging that pollutes bay whose marine life their livelihoods depend on.
Chamber of Commerce chief notes importance of trade-linked jobs; AFL-CIO leader expresses workers' rights, environmental concerns.
With demand rising and Internet boosting illicit trade, authorities call for tighter controls on substances’ precursor chemicals.
European Union gives Thailand a 'yellow card' ultimatum to drastically alter its polices on illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing or face a ban.
Two officials from Cambodia’s Interior Ministry departed for Australia and the Pacific Island of Nauru Monday, to ensure that an initial group of asylum seekers there will move to Cambodia, part of a controversial deal with Australia.
The two-day conference, as part of 'Religion, Public Policy and Social Transformation in Southeast Asia' program, aims to promote more engagement and better policies to handle the region’s diversity.
President Obama has said Washington is concerned China is using its 'sheer size and muscle' to push around smaller nations.
Bomb blast in basement car park of department store on island of Samui injured seven people, including Italian girl.
Ash Carter heard from commanders on issues ranging from land disputes in South China Sea to missile threat on Korean peninsula.
550 foreign fishermen rushed at chance to be rescued from isolated island where Associated Press report revealed slavery runs rampant in industry.
Speaking to reporters Nobel Laureate says an election boycott is still an option, but not likely.
Obama said the US wants all sides to 'use the mechanisms already in place internationally' to resolve disputes.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter laid out the U.S. commitment to Japanese security Wednesday, urging restraint in territorial disputes between Japan and China. The Secretary's remarks came as he began his first Asia tour in Tokyo. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
CCTV said Bi Fujian's remarks 'have had a serious social impact'.
For years, Min Mink Chan never stopped dreaming of home. As he arrived in Jakarta to board a flight back to Myanmar, that dream was just hours away from becoming a reality.
Cambodian officials and business leaders will be looking for markets to export more products to Asean members.
Diplomat says his country ‘will never give up nuclear weapons’ until US, entire world do so.
Asean countries, including Cambodia, are reforming their development and tax policies to conform with a regional norm.
ASEAN is set to hold its 26th Summit later this month in Kuala Lumpur.
Cambodia's Foreign Minister Hor Namhong held talks with his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi and Myanmar's Vice President U Nyan Tun.
Changes in tastes and diets are boon for wheat exporters such as Australia and the United States.
Legal experts warn martial law is being replaced with a section of a provisional charter that will give the leader of the kingdom's junta even more power.
Cambodian political officials should begin thinking about the legacy they are leaving future generations, with a new political environment following gains by the opposition in 2013, an analyst says.