With success at Xayaburi, CK Power Plc is negotiating with the Laos government to build another hydroelectric power project worth over US$4.5 billion.
Water management decision making is concentrated in the hands of the politically and financially powerful few, who determine how water gets allocated.
An incomplete and asynchronous energy market is a bottleneck in energy development in Vietnam at present, according to many participants at a workshop in Hanoi on January 11.
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang used a visit to Cambodia this week to strengthen China-led economic integration across mainland Southeast Asia.
Beijing has pledged billions of dollars to build new infrastructure in Cambodia as payback for impacts of Chinese mega-dams across the Mekong.
Leaders of the six countries sharing the Mekong River on Wednesday adopted a five-year plan of action on sub-regional cooperation.
China has the upper hand over a resource that serves as the economic lifeblood of its poor southern backyard.
Do all six countries who share the Mekong River share the same spirit of camaraderie? For answers, look to today’s 2nd Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Summit.
Thailand’s military junta is staking its legacy on a plan to direct more than $45bn of investment into three eastern seaboard provinces.
“…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.