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Thailand Unhappy About China-Funded Laos Dam

The deputy governor of Loei Province, which is immediately downstream of the site, has voiced local concerns that the impact of the dam could be even more significant than that already felt by the Xayaburi dam, despite it being considerably further upstream.


Myanmar

Plastic and the pandemic

A sharp increase in household plastic waste amid COVID-19 has exacerbated the threat posed by Yangon’s near-capacity landfills and poor waste management systems.


Thailand

Making palm oil more sustainable

Helping oil palm smallholders adopt more responsible practices is key to reducing the industry’s environmental impact.


Vietnam