A few families in Cambodia’s southwest lead resistance effort against large resort including casino and golf courses.
The new Macau. That’s what the Cambodian coastal city Sihanoukville is called nowadays. Chinese investors are building casinos there on a massive scale.
Last week, the ministry said legal action will be taken to prevent illegal logging and land grabbing of land in protected areas.
The Mekong River Commission organised a consultation workshop in HCM City yesterday for the Pak Lay hydropower project proposed on the Mekong’s mainstream in Xayaburi Province in north-western Laos.
Garbage, including dumped plastic products, piles up throughout the Mekong Delta region.
Leaders of the Mekong nations have raised concerns over the development of hydropower along the river system following the collapse of a major dam in Laos in July.
Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is one of the world’s most at-risk areas from the effects of climate change, posing challenges both for its environment and population in years to come. Photos credit: Luke Duggleby