“China does not tell us what to do in our respective centres.” Interview on China creating the Global Centre Mekong Study (GCMS) to conduct academic research on the Mekong.
Productivity may not last forever. In fact, delta farmers and other residents are already experiencing problems.
With less than 30% of Greater Mekong’s forests remaining, new WWF report highlights efforts by people and communities trying to stop the devastation.
Experts applaud Vietnam’s decision not to license the 1,200 MW Vung Ang II coal-fired thermal power project, saying that this is a ‘necessary caution’.
Climate migrants are further exposing the need for Bangkok planners to come up with better methods to confine urban sprawl, cope with climate change and ensure a better deal for all.
The findings are important: they raise questions about assumptions made in global climate change projections as well as future environmental conditions in the region.
Climate change compromising crop yields, coupled with fears of impending poverty, is causing migration out of Cambodia.
China’s growing control over the Mekong is a crucial component of immobilising sovereignty in mainland Southeast Asia.
NGO’s say Cambodia should pay more attention to climate change issues, noting that it is more susceptible to it’s impacts than most Asian countries.
New report explores how the development establishment’s embrace of Myanmar and how to break loose