Mekong River leaders will be busy this year at meetings of many regional cooperation schemes that observers have said are overlapping.
The Beijing-led Lancang-Mekong Cooperation mechanism was set up to help ease tensions over development projects, but NGOs are unconvinced
Thai people living along the Mekong River are advocating an international law to protect the environment and human rights regarding international investments in the river basin
Hydropower development will likely deal a serious economic blow to Cambodia, with dire outlooks for its fisheries and rice outputs predicts Mekong River Commission (MRC).
If all the dams currently proposed for the lower Mekong basin are developed, sediment load reaching the delta will fall to 4% of current levels
SEA’s leading nation for solar energy—Thailand—could be the frontrunner in wind energy after renewables developer WEH secured funding for the region’s biggest wind power project yet.
As Vietnam takes strong steps to develop its solar energy market, GE is bringing in advanced technology solutions to help the country unlock its solar potential.
A new study focusing on wind energy’s potential in coastal provinces is expected to complete next year.
Thailand is so far the biggest investor in Mon State, with Thai petroleum firm PTTEP having invested some $2.1 billion in an offshore gas field in the Gulf of Martaban.
Solar panels manufactured by Japan’s Mitsubishi Electric were placed in an area of 300 square meters.
Today the Mekong’s dolphins face a new threat. The proposed Sambor Dam on the river’s mainstream in Cambodia.