The battle over the Mekong River has resumed, and it will end badly for one side. Despite continuous government efforts to delay, a decision will have to be made shortly.
The World Bank-funded US$1.4 billion Nam Theun 2 dam in central Laos on the Mekong River was supposed to serve as showcase for a better kind of dam.
There are 562 landslide spots in Mekong Delta with total length of over 786 kilometers, according to the General Department of Disaster Prevention and Control.
Scholars and environmentalists called for more effective management of the Mekong due to climate change and development
The China-Laos railway is the first overseas route connecting with the railway system in China, using Chinese technology, equipment and investment.
Thailand and other Asian countries needs urgently to prepare for the new challenges shaped by energy transition
Empowering female entrepreneurs is a no-brainer in the most important areas – employment generation and sustainable development; the evidence is that they are more responsible stewards.
the damage these dams will have on Vietnam is beginning to appear. As the country farthest down the watershed, Vietnam will be subject to these compounded harms. The country will suffer considerably under the proposed dams, losing as much as 27 percent of its GDP in the next 20 years as the Mekong Delta shrinks.
Cambodia is a dangerous country for environmental activists like Leng Ouch, who won the 2017 Asia Game Changer Award for fighting illegal logging and corruption.