Thailand’s wants to build a host of rail mega project, but is facing a skilled-labour shortfall of about 100,000 workers.
Cambodia will buy exclusive power from two coal-fired power plants in Laos.
Dam construction has worsened drought and saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta for years, leaving critical damage to local production and people’s health.
But the country still has a higher prevalence than its neighbors in the Mekong region as several drug-resistant strains are taking hold across Southeast Asia.
The Moon administration is upping its focus on Mekong countries as part of its wider approach to Southeast Asia.