Mining at the Hpakant and Lonekhin gems fields must shut down between July 1 to September 30 as waste pit collapses, landslides, human deaths and property and machinery damage usually occur in the rainy season.
ASEAN unveiled a list of 19 projects in the Initial Rolling Priority Pipeline of Potential ASEAN Infrastructure Projects: 5 for Myanmar, 4 for Laos, 3 in Thailand, 2 in Vietnam and 1 in Cambodia.
The greatest growth came from countries like Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam, spreading the renewable sector beyond the primary markets in China, Brazil, the U.S., India and the EU.
Families of the 22 prisoners began sending appeals to the international community in December last year because authorities have failed to respond to their applications for medical parole.
Several coastal mangrove forests in Hai Phong City are losing trees to garbage swept in from the sea.
Damrong said he does not want a Cabinet seat but he wants to work in the ministry so that his party can implement its policies to protect forests.
Signed an agreement Friday on building the fifth friendship bridge between Thailand’s Bueng Kan province and Laos’ Bolikhamsai province.
The Mekong is an essential venue for much of the grand infrastructure envisioned by China’s President Xi Jinping under his ambitious BRI strategy.