The World Wildlife Fund said at least nine dolphins were born this year, but two died, a better outcome than 2016, when 11 were born with six dying.
The Ban Mom port’s development will allow it to manage the influx of regional traffic and will also help combat the illegal trafficking of goods and contraband items to and from China.
Myanmar will be hosting the eighth meeting on indigenous medicine in the Greater Mekong Basin in the coming week, according to a senior health ministry official.
Thailand-based Mekong Institute (MI) has taken on a mission to improve the lives of coffee growers in Vietnam and the outcome so far is encouraging.
Closing the transport infrastructure gap is a key focus area of the National Transport Master Plan, of which the new inland ports are a part.
Corruption is rampant, courts are unreliable, and the political system is unpredictable to say the least –Philip Nichols, Wharton’s legal and business ethics professor
An inclusive & deliberative approach to addressing the Myitsone Dam dispute can showcase the govt’s commitment to genuine change.
Amata Corp. of Thailand plans to develop industrial estates in cheaper neighboring countries along the Mekong River where it is betting manufacturing will pick up.
The Ministry of Transport has prepared eight new infrastructure investment projects for implementation next year, with a combined budget of over 100 billion baht.
Water resources have become a source of increasing conflict, highlighting issues of unsustainable exploitation and environmental degradation, experts say.