Thailand’s military government has bypassed many environmental protection regulations to push its flagship development project, bringing severe environmental and health impacts.
The Southeast Asian nation has emerged in recent years as a key transit hub for the multi-billion dollar illicit wildlife trade.
Environment Ministry must environmental impact assessment reports due to a lack of public information on whether or not companies comply with their findings.
The autocratisation of the Mekong region has significant implications at a time when its giant neighbour China continues a long march to the south.
The largest tributary of the Ayeyarwady River supports vital ecological services and biological diversity that provide the essential needs for six million people in Myanmar.
A Shanghai blockchain company wants to set up a special economic zone in a rebel-held border area of eastern Shan State–issue digital currencies and IDs to the local population.
The meeting, however, tabled for discussion the first and second regional stakeholder forum reports, including recommendations from stakeholders’ on ways to improve the proposed project.
Under the latest national power development plan, there will be 14 coal-fired thermopower plants in Mekong Delta, of which three are in operation.