Although handouts empower the poor to better tailor solutions for their own problems, it does not tackle the root problems of structural inequality and poverty
China’s economic assistance is often perceived as shrouded with ulterior motives.
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Laos to attend the Fourth Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Foreign Ministers’ Meeting.
Experts are concerned that the Mekong dolphin is unlikely to survive Cambodia’s modernisation as a new dam is planned.
The guidelines are aimed to achieve the country’s goal of eliminating 7.7 million tonnes of garbage within next year.
More research concluding that the negative social and environmental consequences greatly outweigh the purported benefits.