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Telenor to Launch 3rd Telecoms Service This Week

 Norway’s Telenor said it would launch telecommunications services in Burma on Sept. 27, becoming the second foreign telecoms company to start operating in one of the world’s least connected nations.


 Telenor follows Qatar’s Ooredoo, which launched services on Aug. 2.

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Thai Assembly Votes Itself the Power to Impeach Politicians, Sideline Critics

Thai junta leader Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha (top R) reads out his government’s policy at the Parliament in Bangkok September 12, 2014. (Photo: Reuters)

BANGKOK — Thailand’s military-dominated legislature gave itself the power to impeach political office holders on Thursday, edging a step closer to rooting out the influence of controversial former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.

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Thailand Statement General Debate of the 69th Session of the UNGA in New York

Reporting from New York City  The United State  on 28 September 2014

General Thanasak Patimaprakorn,Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of  Foreign Affairs Speech at the United Nations(UNGA), General Debate of the 69th Session of the UNGA in New York, to reiterated the commitment of Thailand to return to a stable and sustainable democracy.

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Tear gas used against Hong Kong protesters

Police clash with pro-democracy demonstators as city's leader says government to hold consultations on electoral reform.
Hong Kong police have used tear gas to disperse protesters, just after the city's leader announced that his government will launch a new round of consultations on electoral reform shortly. 

Coal must be part of America's energy future

The towboat Janis R. Brewer pushes coal barges upstream on the Ohio River in Louisville,...

Along with oil and natural gas, coal is an essential part of the energy tripod that keeps the American economy the largest in the world. In fact, coal is still America’s most abundant energy resource. As recently as 2009, it accounted for almost 25 percent of total U.S. energy consumption and was the origin of more than half the electricity produced in this country.

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