South Korea is the third partner after Japan and the European Union to have such a dialogue channel on the environment and climate change with the 10-member ASEAN.
China welcomes constructive suggestions from countries outside the region on the development and utilization of water resources by countries in the region. But we firmly oppose malicious moves to drive a wedge between us.”
A U.S.-funded project using satellites to track and publish water levels at Chinese dams on the Mekong river was announced on Monday, adding to the superpowers’ rivalry in Southeast Asia.
Southeast Asian countries rank among the worst in the world for forest loss, climate-related disasters, and air pollution.
“We have made it clear that we are committed to addressing the mounting challenges facing the basin and to bringing about responsible developments that further improve living standards for the poor,”
Webinar to launch Mekong Dam Monitor, a public resource which uses remote sensing and satellite imagery to provide near-real time reporting.
Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) Summit,
Only solidarity and cooperation would help Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam (CLMV) overcome difficulties and build a CLMV region of dynamism, prosperity and sustainable development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on December 9.
Forum attended by 200 people including local villagers, conservationists, journalists, and the US and Australian embassies in Bangkok — Chins declined participation.