Preah Sihanouk provincial officials yesterday clashed with a group of villagers armed with sticks and machetes as the officials were trying to dismantle illegally built homes in the Ream National Park.
Letter to 92 Deputies representing the 13 Mekong Delta provinces in the National Assembly: urgent public consultation needed on PetroVietnam’s involvement in the Luang Prabang Dam in Laos due to potential impacts on the delta’s 20 million inhabitants.
Thailand faces a host of interrelated challenges facing amidst dramatically changing demographics.
Objectives include more equitable livelihoods, sustainable landscape management, stronger local and regional monitoring toward sustainable development, and better local and national policies for delta sustainability.
During this period, the Thai government expects to import about 9,000MW, Cambodia about 6,000MW, Vietnam about 5,000MW, Myanmar about 300MW and Malaysia about 300MW.
Coal-fired power plants, cement and steel production facilities, construction activities and the burning of stubble, are also responsible for a large proportion of urban air pollution, he added.