Activists say inequality is built into negotiation system, smaller countries being drowned out
Groups within the Mekong region issued a statement announcing their intention to boycott the Mekong River Commission’s (MRC’s) Prior Consultation for the proposed Pak Lay dam.
Community and conservation groups in Myanmar say the planned highway linking a port project to Thailand will uproot indigenous people from their homes and farms.
Phnom Penh is facing a massive pollution problem because of the widespread use of plastic packaging and poor waste management services.
With the weight of skyscrapers contributing to the city’s gradual descent into water, Bangkok has become a victim of its own frenetic development.
he Vietnamese government’s plan to open the country’s first three special economic zones have been stalled until next year at the earliest due to large demonstrations by those wary of an influx of Chinese businesses.
China’s BRI has run into a hurdle in Myanmar, with Naypyidaw reducing the scope of Beijing’s loans for the Kyaukpyu Port, fearing a debt trap.
Countries through which the Mekong River – one of the world’s largest, longest rivers – runs, have been working on ways to manage the opportunities and challenges that come from their shared borders.
Adding to the retail, beer and plastic manufacturing, Thai investors increased their investment in the renewable energy sector, with the aim to diversify their operations in Vietnam.