A 69-year-old Lao man who was detained two months ago for refusing to give up land that had been in his family since 1965
The new National Committee on Hazardous Substances on Wednesday decided to lift the scheduled ban on the herbicide glyphosate and delay the ban on the herbicide paraquat and pesticide chlorpyrifos for six months.
There are three critically endangered species of vultures in Myanmar. In neighboring countries they are inadvertently poisoned by anti-inflammatory drugs found in livestock carcasses on which they feed.
Already a railroad route from Hai Phong to the China border, and the volume of goods that needs to be transported is not so great as to justify building a whole new line.
Summit promotes Mekong-Korea Biodiversity Center to be established in Myanmar to promote the various uses of the region’s biological resources, such as in skin care and cosmetic products.
More than 300 people from Koh Kong province protested in Phnom Penh over more-than-decade long land disputes with companies that demonstrators say pushed them off their plots.
“No one wants economic development more than those of us in conflict zones, but it must be the right kind of development at the right time.”