“About 70 percent of households in Myanmar get electricity from either the national grid or other sources outside the grid for only around 2 hours per day,” expert.
Much of Laos and the Mekong are vulnerable to such disasters and to broader environmental threats of large hydropower dams the Mekong.
As Myanmar works to restructure to private sector management of the country’s forestry and timber resources, reports of illegal logging are surging.
Becoming a regional investment could only be realized if Myanmar manages to address major challenges businesses are facing in the nation, a banking expert has warned.
Online publication to help understand how the regional intergovernmental organization promotes rule-based water cooperation among MRC member countries.
Myanmar’s 2015 Environmental Impact Assessment law can be ignored when building an industrial park, even if next to an eco-resort and residential development.
“China does not tell us what to do in our respective centres.” Interview on China creating the Global Centre Mekong Study (GCMS) to conduct academic research on the Mekong.
China is helping Laos with its plans to develop as a regional power hub supplying electricity to Southeast Asia and China’s Yunnan province.
With less than 30% of Greater Mekong’s forests remaining, new WWF report highlights efforts by people and communities trying to stop the devastation.
But the real game changer will be the Pan-Asia Railway Network, with separate routs via Vietnam and Cambodia, one through Laos and the third through Myanmar.
“It’s basically under the guise of internationalizing China, but it’s more about resource extraction and attaining materials.”
The human rights footprint of Thais is on the rise–linking malpractice of businesses, environmental destructions and large displacements.