Banana plantations are raising local salaries but the chemicals used are poisoning rivers and land.
The resort town of Sihanoukville is producing so much rubbish that it has to rope in the World Bank to help solve the smelly situation.
In a letter to DBS chief executive Piyush Gupta, Japanese and Australian environmental groups – including Kiko Network and Mekong Watch – urged DBS to reconsider funding Vung Ang 2 power station.
The second Global Progress Report of the IFC-facilitated Sustainable Banking Network (SBN) says that of the 38 countries, 22, including Vietnam, have adopted national sustainable finance policies.
“Please do not come to meet us. We do not welcome you. We local villagers do not want to discuss this with you. We don’t want the dam building. We only want peace,” said Sai Pee, Nam Ma village chairman.
Ministry of Environment received reports by the EU in Cambodia and USAID Cambodia, which said Think BioTech was logging valuable trees in Prey Lang Forest near land concession areas of the company.
If neighboring states can enforce anti-poaching and wildlife protection laws in the future, we could relocate some of Thailand’s elephants to protected areas in, for example, Cambodia, Vietnam or Laos.
Four months after its launch, the Chinese-backed Maritime Silk Road Research Center releases a 190-page book, “The Belt and Road Initiative and Its Implications for Cambodia’s Development.”