Vietnam is facing a power dilemma, with officials in Hanoi trying to figure out how to supply all of its surging energy needs without destroying its environment in the process.
The new management at the Australian mining firm Eumeralla Resources has decided not to further pursue mining opportunities in eastern Burma, following a three-year wait for permits. The Perth-based firm, which is currently undergoing a restructuring and name change, had been seeking to explore for minerals in a corner of Karenni State that has been beset by decades of conflict.
Vietnam may surpass China to become one among 10 countries with the most serious environmental pollution in the world by 2035 if the country continues maintaining the current industrial development, experts warned.
Thailand is aiming to increase its domestic palm oil production 50 percent over the next nine years while at the same time trying to reclaim encroached peat forest from smallholders.
Ten villagers have been injured by police who fired rubber bullets at them for blocking a roadway to a controversial Chinese-run Wanbao copper mine.
A green economy does not mean a major trade-off between growth and sustainability, Tomaso Andreatta, chairman of EuroCham Green Growth Sector Committee insists.
B.Grimm Power Co, a unit of B.Grimm Group, plans to invest 17 billion baht in 2017-18, including for the development of hydropower in neighbouring Laos.
Experts call for the China-led development bank to lay foundations for Asia’s clean energy transition, write Liu Qing and Tang Damin
US-based Viet Ecology Foundation responds to MRC CEO recent media interview on the future of the Pak Beng dam project.