The $US66 billion project wish list and more from the ministerial and side meetings that took place in Hanio
Steady as she goes, says MRC’s Chief Executive, to achieve sustainable development along the Mekong.
US$7 billion over the 5 years for GMS projects in transport, tourism, energy, climate change mitigation and adaptation, agribusiness, and urban development.
Their 5-year Hanoi Action Plan, with Regional Investment Framework of 226 subregion development projects worth 2 trillion baht are on the table.
US$144.54 million loan approved from Thailand for the Dawei-Hteekee highway, which will connect Dawei SEZ to the kingdom.
The call for a moratorium on dam-building is the least risky option and only way to protect Mekong fisheries and its riparian people.
Hydroelectric dams in several countries on the mainstream of the Mekong River has seriously impacted people living along it, a forum heard last week.
Cambodian foreign minister seeks expanding the LMC model, “Onto larger sub-regional projects that can jointly form a LMC Economic Development Belt.”
China has set up 10-billion-yuan concessional loans, a 5-billion-U.S.-dollar special loan on production capacity cooperation and a 5-billion-U.S.-dollar preferential export buyers’ credits to support infrastructure
Japan is moving to bolster its footprint in the Mekong subregion by linking the Southeast Asian mainland into a broader Indo-Pacific Strategy allied with India, the United States and Australia.
What’s at stake when leaders from Mekong countries convene a summit early next month to reaffirm their “political commitment” to a 1995 cooperative agreement?
The Lancang-Mekong Environmental Protection Center has been inaugurated in Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province.