During this period, the Thai government expects to import about 9,000MW, Cambodia about 6,000MW, Vietnam about 5,000MW, Myanmar about 300MW and Malaysia about 300MW.
Coal-fired power plants, cement and steel production facilities, construction activities and the burning of stubble, are also responsible for a large proportion of urban air pollution, he added.
Requesting a total cancellation of the project as it threaten peace across the country, including Kachin State and hampers “Paukphaw” relation between Myanmar and China.
The future of a suspended, Beijing-backed mega-dam in northern Kachin state threatens to overshadow Xi’s visit.
A not little known landscape of mountains and jungles the size of Cambodia straddling Thailand and Myanmar contains one-fifth of the world’s cat species now are hanging on for survival.
Extreme weather events have become more frequent in recent years. Nearly 4,000 disasters and incidents in 2019, an increase of 57.9 per cent compared to the previous year.
The recent violent land dispute spotlights serious issues that remain to be addressed, especially surrounding internet shut down prior to attack and news suppression thereafter.
An environmental emergency has been declared in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre after local saltwater intrusion reached alarming levels.