First report to comprehensively map out the intersections between gender and environment at the levels in the Asia-Pacific.
Members of the WHO’s Southeast Asia Regional Office signed a non-binding agreement to respond to the health risks from climate change.
Transitioning away from fossil fuel-based energy can’t happen overnight, as banks’ exposure to oil and gas projects are too significant.
South Korea and five Mekong River countries agree to strengthen diplomatic and economic cooperation during annual high-level meeting.
ASEAN Parliamentarians expressed concern over the worsening human rights situation in Cambodia, as the Cambodia cracks down on media outlets and civil society organizations
Readiness varies among countries, but public participation essential for dealing with climate change.
They emphasised the importance of management of the Mekong River to ensure balance between economic growth and environmental protection.
The nitiative needs basic infrastructure, but cannot solely rely on mega projects worth billions of dollars. The infrastructure projects have to match the industrialization level of the host country, or they cannot be sustained.
ASEAN governments are set to speed up implementation of large infrastructure projects by taking advantage of the fast growth and the ample liquidity in the global financial market.
Southeast Asians eat twice the global average of fish and seafood, but falling catches, unsustainable aquaculture and poor governance have imperiled the crucial industry