Emerging nations like Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar struggle to follow Japan and China up employment value chain with not solution in sight.
Some 500 people from Trapaing Chou commune in Kampong Speu province gathered at Trapaing Chou pagoda to seek a solution to their long-running land dispute with Phnom Penh Sugar.
While the inspections are taking place, the government has ordered the suspension of the consideration of new proposals to survey and invest in hydropower projects.
Villagers in Shan State afraid of the potential environmental fallout from a planned coal mine say they have submitted petitions to local authorities urging them to cancel the project.
Building a channel linking two major seas would boost Thailand’s role in global connectivity, said Panama’s Vice President Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado,
The fishing industry in Thailand is a clear example of how climate change and modern slavery are connected. The demand for cheap seafood is leading to worsening abusive and exploitative conditions for fishing labourers.
Thailand has recorded more than 1,500 species, Vietnam more than 700, Laos more than 500 and Cambodia more than 300 — threatened by forest clearing and illegal wild orchid traders.
The railway extends 431 km from the Chinese border in Shan state with a designed speed of 160 km per hour.