Nguyen Kim Anh and her co-workers have won an award from a Japanese prestigious journal for their research on the salinity situation in the Mekong basin.
The target of the hack, which two sources with knowledge of the indictment said was Cambodia’s foreign ministry, was also revealing – discussions between China and Cambodia over the use of the Mekong River, which has become a new battleground for U.S. and Chinese influence in Southeast Asia.
Local activists are urging the international community to do more as globally significant tracts of forests in the country come under threat, with illicit logging financing the military’s repressive rule.
The show, running at Warin Lab Contemporary Gallery from today until Sept 15, presents a hypothesis of the root cause of the air pollution issue, brought on by forest fires, in northern Thailand.
About 3,600 people living in temporary shelters in Attapeu province’s Sanamxay district say they are still struggling to recover with inadequate support from the dam’s developers and the Lao government.
The greater adjutant stork is the second rarest stork species in the world and is classified in the IUCN Red List as Endangered (Birdlife International 2016). The population increase is thanks to the local community in Prek Tuol and Ministry of Environment rangers who are protecting the greater adjutant breeding areas.
Director of VCCI Can Tho Nguyen Phuong Lam said the MRBN aims to create a community of various stakeholders which can connect entrepreneurs, scientists and policymakers in building climate change adaptation for firms in the Mekong Delta.
Other goals include to collect, reuse, recycle and treat 85 percent of plastic waste; to reduce the volume of plastic waste dumped to ocean by half; to have 100 percent of tourism complexes, hotels and other lodging facilities not use non-biodegradable plastic bags and single-use plastic products by 2025.
The UK Government is being urged to impose sanctions on Myanmar Timber Enterprises (MTE), the state-run regulator responsible for timber exports, to prevent illegal teak from entering the UK. Myanmar teak is highly prized in the boat building industry.
The new route will take trains between Yen Vien Railway Station in Hanoi and the Belgian city of Liege, where the containers would be unloaded and sent by trucks to the final destination, the Dutch city of Rotterdam, the Vietnam Railways said.