Thai marines patrol the Mekong river near Sop Ruak in the Golden ...
Jan 27th, 2012
(Reuters) - Thai marines patrol the Mekong river near Sop Ruak in the Golden Triangle region where the borders of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar meet, January 18, 2012. The murder of 13 Chinese sailors last October on the Mekong was the deadliest attack on Chinese nationals overseas in modern times and highlights the growing presence of China in the Golden Triangle, the opium-growing region straddling Myanmar, Laos and Thailand. Picture taken January 18, 2012. To match Special Report MEKONG-CHINA/MURDERS REUTERS/Sinthana Kosolpradit (THAILAND - Tags: CIVIL UNREST MILITARY BUSINESS POLITICS MARITIME) -
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