GMS Environment ministers endorsed a five-year environment agenda that includes more than $540 million worth of projects to spur green investments and increase environmental cooperation.
With Vietnam planning to signigicantly increase its number of coal plants over the next decade, potentially posing great risks to the environment, international experts have advised the country to work on a cleaner path forward.
The MRC launched two joint projects to better manage the Mekong basin resources, especially monitoring the impact of the controversial Don Sahong dam.
Agriculture expert, Nguyễn Ngọc Kính, outlines why organic farming should not be applied to mass agricultural production in Vietnam.
Water management decision making is concentrated in the hands of the politically and financially powerful few, who determine how water gets allocated.
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang used a visit to Cambodia this week to strengthen China-led economic integration across mainland Southeast Asia.
Leaders of the six countries sharing the Mekong River on Wednesday adopted a five-year plan of action on sub-regional cooperation.
Over the past decade the Mekong delta region has seen a net loss of one million people due to the new climate regime
China has the upper hand over a resource that serves as the economic lifeblood of its poor southern backyard.
“…we notice banks are still interested in financing projects that meet efficiency standards,” notes UK-based consultancy Wood Mackenzie
Conditions are ripe GMS to embrace sustainable agriculture and become a source of environmentally friendly produce.
Thailand will cooperate with Myanmar and Laos in a campaign against forest fires as the three countries ready for the summer haze.