If Japan and China focus on different rail systems in Myanmar, can their division of labor create a new pattern for cooperation?
The Karen people also have been campaigning for more than a decade against the construction of the 1,365 MW Hatgyi Dam pushed by the Burmese government along with Thai and Chinese companies.
Tourists are being advised to wear respiratory masks in Bangkok after a toxic haze, which descended on the city in December, shows no signs of moving.
Puth Chim, a representative of an indigenous community, said they should be allowed to participate in protecting the forest.
what the people need most right now is a speedy return to their normal lives, before they were made to live in temporary housing with no income and no land suitable for agriculture.
With few nurseries, Myanmar’s wild (illegally picked) orchids find their way to China, Vietnam and Thailand which are now in an orchid frenzy as their middle and upper classes are growing.