Wood products export increased by 107 percent in 2018 after the government banned the export of unfinished timber.
Don Sahong dam will have its first turbine installation in March followed by the energy test in June-July.
“We talked about the Belt and Road and development projects. But we didn’t say we would not oppose the Myitsone project,” KSDT chairman said. “The Kachin people won’t change their minds.”
A key cause is the years of upstream damming in Cambodia, Laos and China that has removed crucial sediment, local officials and experts said.
Authorities must take the air pollution problem in Bangkok seriously and strictly enforce mitigation measures to protect people’s health, academics said, while warning of serious financial costs to match.
Not only are they confronted with land dispossession, they’re faced with knowledge appropriation developed through the ages.
The core task of this unit mainly focuses on rosewood because the species is rare in the country: official.
The railway project, expected to be completed in 2021, has displaced more than 4,400 families from their land.
Villagers claimed they were evicted from their land to pave way for a property development project owned by a well-connected family without any compensation.
An arrest warrant was issued for her last August over serious “wood-poaching” offences.
“We also seek opinions from the local people,” says permanent secretary of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation.
A social enterprise in Siem Reap came up with innovative solutions to the accumulating wastes at the tourism hot spot of Siem Reap. It “upcycles” refuse into biofuel, soap and durable goods.