With the Mekong River flowing through the country, the hydropower will be the main source of energy accounting for more than 40 percent of total electricity generation.
Despite Gen. Prayuth Chan-o-cha’s vow last week to put out all fires by today, satellite data from the Thai space agency yesterday found hundreds of “hot spots” where they are believed to be burning.
Myanmar farmers have been barred for five years from planting crops along the route of a Chinese oil and gas line and are protesting new requests by an affiliate of the pipeline company to take control of the adjoining land.
A group of Chinese investors have invested at least 10 billion yuan to speed up developing the infrastructure of the Boten Specific Economic Zone (SEZ) in Luang Namtha Province, northern Laos.
The Vietnamese economy has been touted as a major beneficiary of the US-China trade war as companies are reportedly relocating factories to Vietnam to rebuild their supply chains.
A spreading drought has emerged as a new risk for Thailand’s cooling economy in addition to domestic political tension and slower exports.