From 1962 to 1971, the American military sprayed vast areas of Vietnam with Agent Orange, leaving dioxin contamination that has severely affected the health of three generations of Vietnamese.
A Chinese firm involved in a planned US$2.5 billion redevelopment of Yangon Central Railway Station appears on the brink of collapse, with creditors launching legal action to recover loans made to the company.
The study from analytics firm GlobalData predicts a a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.4 per cent for currently untapped non-hydropower renewables in the country, which it attributes to a change in government policies.
Southeast Asia can develop low carbon, low cost power systems that do not require dams on the Mekong river or its few remaining, free-flowing major tributaries.
After being introduced as a more environmentally friendly option in late 2017, E5 biofuel consumption has fallen.