A spectacular area of land blessed with unique limestone mountain ranges in the southern Vietnamese province of Kien Giang is being threatened by heavy industrial activity.
Consumers and commercial enterprise are already getting in the game. It’s time for utilities to join them.
THAILAND is preparing to sign a tripartite electricity-trading agreement with two neighbouring countries at the upcoming Asean Ministers of Energy Meeting.
Leaders of the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank touted its growing membership and commitment to sustainable development at its annual meeting, even as environmental groups were disappointed by its openness to investing in coal projects.
Infrastructure and services demand seen rising sharply
People in Hanoi and throughout the Southeast Asian country of Vietnam are starting to wake up and realize the gravity of the country’s air pollution problem, environmental analyst Nguy Thi Khanh told an air quality panel this past May.
The Upper Yeywa dam, slated for the Kyaukme area of northern Shan State, has aroused considerable local opposition amid a backdrop of conflict, displacement and fighting in the project area.
FEARS are rising in the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam about food and social insecurity caused by hydropower dams and water-diversion projects planned or already started further upstream.
Progress on protection of our seas has been lagging. Global cooperation on the protection of our seas has been one of the weak points of the environmental movement.
A Roi Et court has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed against The Nation journalist Pratch Rujivanarom and Nation News Network Co Ltd.