Thai firms race to invest in Myanmar
October 10th, 2012
Thailand is gearing up in the race to tap Myanmar’s emerging economy after decades of isolation. Democratic and economic reforms underway in the once junta-ruled southeast Asian country have attracted several Thai companies from the media and food sector. According to The Nikkei, total Thai investment in Myanmar amounted to $10.4 billion dollars at the …
Iran's uranium enrichment to "treat cancer"
October 9th, 2012
Iran has dispensed about one-third of its highly enriched uranium supply for ‘peaceful medical research’, according to the latest report from UN’s nuclear watchdog. The International Atomic Energy Agency said Saturday that Tehran has diverted 20% of its enriched uranium to manufacture fuel rods for research for potential cancer treatment. Iran claims it converted 20% …