Hydropower development will likely deal a serious economic blow to Cambodia, with dire outlooks for its fisheries and rice outputs predicts Mekong River Commission (MRC).
If all the dams currently proposed for the lower Mekong basin are developed, sediment load reaching the delta will fall to 4% of current levels
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is repeatedly issuing warnings that Vietnam is among the most air-polluted countries in the Asia-Pacific region say experts
A beautifully colored frog, two mole species found by a team of Vietnamese and Russian scientists, and a fish from Cambodia with a long body and bold stripes…
A railway between Yangon and Pathein that was completed in 2015 but never officially opened is symptomatic of the expensive planning mistakes of the military junta.
74% of manufacturing workers in Vietnam are expected to lose their jobs because of the impact of the fourth industrial revolution–highest in ASEAN
The downtrodden of Thailand’s cities are being driven out of the city in the name of condos and infrastructure.
In the Kep Archipelago a small NGO is working to establish a marine refuge that will keep the trawlers at bay so seagrass meadows can recover and depleted fish stocks can return to life.
Well-meant but misguided climate change interventions in the Mekong Delta are set to do more harm than good: Vietnam expert.
Can the Mekong fisheries, worth more than US$2 billion annually, co-exist with the 100 hydropower dams planned for construction along the tributaries and main stem of the river?