Myanmar has made significant progress on disaster preparedness. But it’s relationship with relief agencies remains fraught – potentially putting future lives at risk.
Mandalay was rhapsodized as the nation’s cultural core, but this storied royal capital harboring the most learned Buddhist monks and artists has changed.
Asking the Mekong River what she thinks of our behavior toward her and toward ourselves.
Calls into question the financial viability of major hydo-electric dams in the Mekong basin.
A vast forested area is the focus of disagreement between those who want to conserve it, and present and former residents for whom it is home.
As new data emerge on the real potential economic and environmental costs of large dams, countries in the region are beginning to show some tentative signs of rethinking their options.
Thousands of megawatts of wind and solar energy contracts in the Mekong have been signed, challenging the financial viability of major hydropower projects.
After a two-day international conference and two days of ministerial meetings, the story out of Siam Reap this week is of escalating problems, but uncertainty about actions.
As hydropower projects continue to be built along the Mekong, fishing communities living near the Tonle Sap river in Cambodia say their way of life is already changing.
MRC says Mekong River dams will cut GDP by US$28 billion, aggravate food insecurity and poverty, and reverse the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The code should include three main components: confidence building measures, preventive diplomacy and dispute settlement mechanisms.
Sustainability key as two bodies discuss future management of vital waterway.