US$7 billion over the 5 years for GMS projects in transport, tourism, energy, climate change mitigation and adaptation, agribusiness, and urban development.
What’s at stake when leaders from Mekong countries convene a summit early next month to reaffirm their “political commitment” to a 1995 cooperative agreement?
Inspection authorities are concerned about State land that has been unlawfully sold by some district and village authorities over the past decades. The loss of State-owned land will make it difficult for the government to develop mega projects, including infrastructure and public spaces, since many of the plots that have been sold have either been […]
The evidence continues to pile up on the river’s bleak future, but development and management practices continue to ignore the facts.
Women’s efforts to restore and sustain fisheries and communities near Thailand’s Laem Chabang deep sea port are in an uphill battle to survive
At least three global surveys disclosed their findings recently, with all three indicating that Laos is going backwards in term of in global development rankings
The Mekong River Basin in Southeast Asia is undergoing extensive hydropower development, but the magnitude of related greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) are not well known.
Coal power pollution could increase CO2 emissions in Vietnam by 20 times and doom global efforts to curb warming.
This ‘Dams Observatory’ tracks all hydropower dams that are larger than 15 megawatts installed capacity, and/or those with a reservoir area of 0.5km2 or larger.
GMS Environment ministers endorsed a five-year environment agenda that includes more than $540 million worth of projects to spur green investments and increase environmental cooperation.