The nation is targeting an unspecified capacity of solar PV systems to be installed on households and public facilities across several of its regions. The successful projects will be jointly financed by the World Bank and the government of Myanmar.
The two will work together in building socio-economic development plans for the Mekong delta province of Ben Tre and the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, and doing research on newly emerging countries in Asia.
Some 5,000 displaced villagers are still living in temporary camps in Laos in sweltering, tightly packed tin shacks, surviving on irregular allowances and thin rations from the government.
The Songkhram River, the last river with a slight semblance of natural flow and connectivity with the Mekong River, is threatened by one of the least transparent bureaucracies, the Royal Irrigation Department.
The Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy dam collapsed in Loas one year ago unleashing a wall of water that killed at least 71 people and flooded thousands of homes and family farms. It’s time for accountability!
Environmental activists have launched the “Rescue Island” campaign to urge the government to preserve Koh Kong province’s Koh Kong Krao island, Cambodia’s largest, as a national park.