The projects were approved last December, totaling US$ 7.7 million, mostly covering activities related to capacity-building, education, research and exchange programs
Under this plan, Laos expects to export 14,800 MW of electricity annually to neighboring countries by 2025.
Laos and Myanmar too will have to make trade-offs, while Thailand and Vietnam should be able to meet the social protection agenda within the limit of their current fiscal deficit.
In all likelihood, we will see a significant decline in the hype Chinese official media outlets devote to BRI.
Ongoing protests have brought together Catholic priests and nuns to demand an end to the controversial project that activists say will damage the environment displace thousands.
Under new rule, Vietnam is discrediting critics of the one-party state. Alexandre Sisophon reports from Hanoi on the academics and students resisting this campaign.