“The new place has no house and no electricity. We have already received information from the authorities, but we haven’t agreed to go. We asked for land near the river, otherwise we’ll just go back to Vietnam.”
Customs officers of Noi Bai International Airport on September 28 seized nearly one tonne of elephant tusks, ivory products and pangolin scales transported from Nigeria.
Sarom Trading Company is contracted to collect industrial waste eight times per month, while in reality the company only collects three times per month as waste piles grow.
The upcoming Myanmar Sustainable Development Plan (MSDP), published last month, is a sensible framework for the country to map out its infrastructure needs.
More breakthrough solutions are needed to help farmers in the Mekong Delta cope with unpredictably rising water levels, according to experts.
“Water is not sufficient, health care is not sufficient and the roads are not good,” says Chin State editor. “So instead of using that budget to build the statue, that money should be used for these things.”
The road from Nonsavanh-Kokkhaodor villages to Vang and Namsang villages via Xanakham district will link with a road in Xayaboury province going to northern Thailand with the aim of improving travel and transport in the region
Beijing yields as more countries become wary of Belt and Road debt trap with Myanmar slashing the initial price tag to $1.3 billion from $7.2 billion over concerns about excessive debt.
Myanmar’s troubles with CMEC mirror many of the issues China faces with BRI investment other countries. As with elsewhere, China may have the capital to spend on infrastructure in Myanmar, but it needs to adjust its approach.
NASA images show the extensive impact along the Sesan and Srepok Rivers resulting from Cambodia’s Lower Sesan II dam.