The European Union has provided 8 million euros to support a new project in seven countries including Laos, in a move to strengthen their governments’ actions to combat wildlife trafficking and forest crime.
It is reported that between 85-90 per cent of landfills in Hà Nội have not met criteria for sanitation.
Electronic waste from Western countries, including Australia, is flooding the shores of South-East Asian nations like Thailand, sparking fears of air and water pollution.
Some 5,000 people participated in a clean-up campaign in Sihanoukville on Saturday, organised by the new provincial governor, as the amount of waste produced by the city has now reached up to 800 tonnes per day.
Cambodia could soon become the next Asian country to reject the importation of rubbish from oerseas, despite suggestions from the private sector that Cambodia could burn waste to produce electricity.
China is pushing two of its Belt and Road development projects in Myanmar without addressing local communities’ social and environmental concerns.
Shortly after authorities approved filling in parts of the lake with sand and mud 10 years ago to build malls and apartments, they could not fish or farm anymore.
Residents of Cambodian resort town question whether its character can be preserved