Efforts to protect tropical forests in Southeast Asia for the carbon they store may fail because protection payments are too low
Photographers Gareth Bright and Luke Forsyth travelled from the sea to the source of the Mekong and found people struggling to adapt to rapid changes
Guidelines to be formulated this week on how to share information and technology to jointly manage the transnational river.
The Yangon City Development Committee needs to fix itself before it can fix roads and drains
Myanmar has lost at least 1 million hectares of mangrove forest over the past several decades, making it more vulnerable to cyclones and climate change.
This ‘Dams Observatory’ tracks all hydropower dams that are larger than 15 megawatts installed capacity, and/or those with a reservoir area of 0.5km2 or larger.
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.
The Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) will be developed in full to accelerate its completion after a five-year delay.
As long as farmers can make more money from opium poppy than from other crops, the problem will continue. And as long as criminal groups can act with impunity in permissive environments, nothing will change.
Myanmar’s first Ethnic Sustainable Development Forum, hosted by the Ministry of Ethnic Affairs, took place last week
Despite nearly “full employment”, 51% of Cambodian workers are in vulnerable jobs, with Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam ranging between 47-58%.