With the new permission, goods can be directly transported to Laos and Thailand, with clearance time drastically shortened.
China’s developmental activities have resulted in consequences such as toxic waste and wastewater being dumped in rivers and streams which then flow into Vietnam.
Western countries hoping to see improvements in Cambodia’s human rights violations and other problems have little leverage when China can be counted on to help in the event of Western aid cuts.
“Regarding the resettlement of ethnic Vietnamese on the Tonle Sap Lake, Ngan asked the Cambodian side to pay attention to ensuring the lives, interests and assets of relocated people.
With hydropower facing increasing objection from society, how will the former hermit nation power its people for a more sustainable future?
The Minister said the Thai Rice NAMA project will reach out to 100,000 rice farming households in Thailand in shifting from conventional to low-emission farming in the country.
The agriculture sector at the Mekong River Delta in Vietnam must transform to enhance its adaptation capacity against climate change impacts.