Measures to combat wildlife trafficking fail in Vietnam as many people still believe consuming endangered wildlife products is good for their health.
The project aims to help Laos in effectively exploiting, using and managing its own natural resources and environment.
Across Southeast Asia, recyclers operating in Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Malaysia have been overwhelmed by the sheer volume that China once easily absorbed.
Laos’ strategy of “Battery of Southeast Asia” goes well with the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative illustrated by the Nam Ou cascade hydropower project.
Cooperation between the six countries of the region needs to improve for mutual benefit
State-run utility Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) is planning to facilitate 1GW of hybrid floating solar-hydro projects across eight dams throughout the country.
Korean resident offers condolences to the people of Laos over an accident at a dam construction site in July that resulted in multiple fatalities.
Inauguration plans are being set for the Lower Sesan II hydropower dam to occur the “middle of next month”, in a ceremony that will be presided over by Prime Minister Hun Sen.
Thais urge Chinese project developer, Datang Corp, to conduct a transboundary study to resolve outstanding issues for the third dam planned for the Lower Mekong River.