Thailand remains the region’s best hope for wildlife. Conservation efforts should focus on Thailand, and donors, scientists, and advocates need to get on board. Fast.
China has seized on Myanmar’s renewed international pariah status to push forward its corridor ambition, recently signing a Memorandum of Understanding on the so-called “China-Myanmar Economic Corridor”, or CMEC.
The collapse of Xe Pian Xe Namnoy Hydropower Dam in July prompted environmental activists to urge new studies on the Pak Lay project during the MRC’s 5th Regional Stakeholder Forum which began on Thursday.
In the past, live mussels were found in the mud after water receded. Now locals who collect mussels are suffering from skin diseases also.
Opposition to a planned $3 billion coal-fired power plant in eastern Myanmar is highlighting the challenges facing ’s government in crafting a coherent energy policy in one of Asia’s poorest and most electricity-starved countries.
Called for their government and the main partner in a joint venture to take responsibility for the deadly breach of an auxiliary dam at the South Korean-backed Xe Pian Xe Namnoy hydropower project in Laos.
Stung Treng provincial authorities on Friday ordered a crackdown on more than 200 families who had burned forests illegally, urging them to put an end to all illegal land clearing activities.
Vietnam will apply higher environmental protection taxes on oil and petroleum products from Jan. 1, 2019 to increase tax collection by over 15,700 billion Vietnamese dong (682.6 million U.S. dollars) a year.
The unsolved case of disappeared Laotian development worker Sombath Somphone is brought to light in a documentary that is screening at this year’s FreedomFilmFest in Malaysia