- A new rail service between Thailand and neighboring Laos will start this April. According to Xinhua, there will be two intial passenger train services running from Bankok to Nong Khai and Ban Thanaleng.
- Newsweek posts a sobering photo gallery that captures the brutal human scars left by Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge.
- From staying in Sumatran solar-powered lodges to touring Thai national forests, Forbes covers what’s going on in Southeast Asian Ecotourism.
- In the New York Times, Sabrina Tavernise talks about the importance of a new photo collection that tackles the many meanings of being Turkish.
- And in Chicago, a new ordinance is passed giving cyclists more rights. Drivers can now be fined up to $500 for “dooring” bikers, turning in front of them, or not passing with more than three feet of room.
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