Water quality in the Sesan, Srepok and Sekong rivers threatens livelihood of 3.4 million people in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.
The men were construction workers employed by a Chinese company accepting without authorization.
Vietnam needs US$ 4.07 billion to produce environmental equipment by 2020, and US$9.7 billion by 2030.
Dozens of projects threaten agriculture and fishing in Southeast Asia
Thai land rights protests want resolution to a 20-year dispute stemming from the Royal Forest Department taking their land.
The vast Tonle Sap Lake is Southeast Asia’s largest. Now, the country is trying to stop the loss of its lifeblood: the fish that thrive in these waters.
US Science Envoy Dr Margaret Leinen has raised concerns about plastic waste as Vietnam is among top five countries that generate most plastic waste in the ocean.
China’s participation key to minimising losses from Mekong dams, says head of Mekong River Commission Pham Tuan Phan
Continued development of ASEAN economic integration is set to increase connectivity across the region. In the process facilitating greater legal and, unfortunately, illegal mobility.
Shot over six years, this film charts the growing wave of land-rights protests that led to the ‘Cambodian Spring’ and the tragic events that followed.
Currently, Vietnam is still awaiting the outcome of the first batch of BRI projects before making any further decisions.
Myanmar has made significant progress on disaster preparedness. But it’s relationship with relief agencies remains fraught – potentially putting future lives at risk.