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6 countries vow water cooperation

Lancang-Mekong River countries have vowed strengthened cooperation on water resources management as they forge ahead to cope with common challenges in the basin, including drought caused by climate change.


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Laos

Opportunities for U.S. Development Cooperation in Laos

Although Laos is a communist state, in the past two decades, successive governments have sought to open the economy to foreign trade and investment. Yet the United States has not historically had strong economic or diplomatic ties with Laos.


Thailand

CRACKDOWN ON ‘CHANA’ ENVIRONMENT RALLY SEEN AS BETRAYAL

A leader of the anti-Industrial-zone development project in Songkhla province accuses the government of not wanting to honour its agreements made last year to delay and carry out fair assessment on the proposed Chana Industrial Complex.


Vietnam

Vietnam’s commitment at COP26 opens up chances for low-emission growth cooperation: official

Vietnam’s commitment and responsible contributions at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) were highly appreciated by the international community, opening up many opportunities for cooperation in low-emission growth and promoting circular economy in adaptation to climate change, said a Vietnamese official.