Service along the Lancang-Mekong from northern Thailand’s Chiang Saen port to Jinghong in China’s Yunan Province, Luang Prabang in Laos and Kengtung in Myanmar.
Around the globe, Beijing is in the process of securing raw materials, opening up trade corridors and new markets In no .other region, however, has China’s influence advanced as far as in the Mekong states.
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday lauded the Chinese developer behind Koh Kong province’s $3.8 billion tourism project, despite it causing a decade-long dispute with the villagers there.
The amended law “shows no concerns to the rights of indigenous people or human rights norms and discourages peace building.”
Thailand’s participation at COP24 was notable mostly for its invisibility.