China has increasingly challenged Vietnam’s dominance in Cambodia and Laos, primarily by leveraging BRI projects in the region.
Thai rice exports this year will be five million tonnes, the lowest in 20 years, from a previous projection of 6.5 million tonnes.
More people in the Mekong Delta are planting trees and building embankments made of natural materials to prevent erosion along rivers and canals.
Whenever there are discussion about Chinese dams on the Mekong River, pro-China countries try to act as spoilers.
China’s agreement is still very limited, just two stations where there are upstream dams that are not included.
Experts from the US, the UK, Lower Mekong Basin Region agreed that cascade reservoirs along the Lancang River helped alleviate the drought downstream.
For railway system, electrical, signaling and communication systems, procurement of train carriages, personnel training, the operation and maintenance works and technology transfer for the 253 km rail route
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Critics say the government’s approval of two more coal power plants bucks the trend towards renewables in Southeast Asia