Civil society groups say govt toll of about 40 is not credible, that 800 or more people could have died in July.
The core of the deal is the Vietnam Timber Legality Assurance System (VNTLAS), which ensures that wood and timber products exported from Vietnam to the EU have legal origins.
Vietnam is forecast to collect approximately 2.5 trillion VND (106.4 million USD) from payments of forest environmental services in 2018.
UNDP Cambodia Programme Director discusses the state of Cambodia’s energy sector, the hope of solar, and bringing electricity to everyone
But women are commonly not even counted in fisheries statistics. We don’t know how many there are, where they are and if their numbers are going up.
The glacier is vital to billions of people relient upon ten major rivers: Yangtze, Yellow, Mekong, and Ganges—are fed by seasonal melting.
In engaging with Mekong countries, China should focus on efforts in different directions. First, China should properly understand and approach concerns of Mekong countries and make efforts to facilitate their rise as a whole.
Science and technology representatives from Laos and Guangxi of China met in Vientiane to discuss the strengthening of cooperation networks aiming to develop the sector between both nations.
Under a profit-sharing arrangement, villagers are being refused compensation by the foreign-owned firm, which says the land belongs to the state.