Finance Minister warns new solar power rates proposed by the Ministry of Industry and Trade would erase all incentive to develop solar power over other sources.
The ministry has said this could result in a smaller rice harvest year on year in 2020, a significant decline considering the rice sector is still one of the mostly rural nation’s main employers.
Take Vietnam, Climate Central estimates that the lower third of the country will be submerged by 2050, displacing 20 million people.
Authorities in Laos are allowing timber companies to fell trees in an area that was flooded after a dam collapse described as Laos’ worst flooding in decades, much to the ire of residents of the formerly flooded forests.
The government’s appalling responses to the numerous dam collapses over recent years while giving the all clear to other dams illustrates it has learned nothing. https://thediplomat.com/2020/01/no-new-thinking-in-laos/
Bangkok’s last moderate air quality day, when the index was between 51 and 100, was Jan 4, and there has been no “good” air reading in the past 30 days, according to AirVisual data.
To hold a bilateral ministerial-level meeting on accelerating cooperation activities in preserving the bio-diversity and managing preservation areas along the bilateral border.