These Mekong regional summits take place this weekend in Bangkok, and should be integrated into one body.
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Myanmar can solve its plastic pollution problem. It starts with reducing personal use of single use plastic and switching to alternatives
The vast Tonle Sap Lake is Southeast Asia’s largest. Now, the country is trying to stop the loss of its lifeblood: the fish that thrive in these waters.
Myanmar has made significant progress on disaster preparedness. But it’s relationship with relief agencies remains fraught – potentially putting future lives at risk.
Asking the Mekong River what she thinks of our behavior toward her and toward ourselves.
China has a colonial agenda with Laos. It provides aid and investment, but both come at the cost of Laotian sovereignty.
The code should include three main components: confidence building measures, preventive diplomacy and dispute settlement mechanisms.
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.
Due to competing investment schemes, the distance from the main centers of Thailand’s economy, and an unclear political future, SEZ’s are unlikely to live up to expectations.
Loss of livelihoods and independent sources of income for women due to dam construction can disrupt gender relations within families and communities…