Recurring conflict and military stalemate in northern Myanmar have prompted China to embark on a bold experiment – one with implications that Nay Pyi Taw might not yet even comprehend.
Instead of rushing ahead with new projects, the Lao government should have waited to see how the unproven mitigation measures of the Xayaburi project work and observed associated environmental impacts.
Let’s dare dream. Dream of a country that would be known for its invaluable architectural and cultural heritage as well as its wholly-organic agricultural production.
The road to democratization in Cambodia is paved with obstacles
Whatever its uncertain economic benefits, China’s BRI is a harbinger and host of a new repressive and illiberal order
A trifecta of climate change, hydropower dams and illegal fishing are threatening the Tonle Sap, and the people who rely on its fish.