“Our problem is our survival, our need of food,” say those forced from their homes by the Myitsone Dam Project in Myanmar.
The Regional Artemisinin resistance Initiative was launched in 2014 to counter the growing threat of drug-resistant malaria in the Mekong Subregion with the aim of eliminating the most dangerous strain of the disease by 2025.
Over 5,000 health volunteers have received training to screen and treat malaria in hard-to-reach villages throughout Cambodia.
Analysts are uncertain Bangkok will ever turn a profit from the project.
But any decision to go ahead with the project will be seen in Myanmar as caving in to Chinese pressure—and hence, undermining Myanmar’s sovereignty.
The pilot app aims to see whether cheaper mobile phone surveys and the more frequent data they provide can be an improvement for gathering data through on-the-ground surveys in farflung communities.
The miners, who were employed by three separate mining companies, were buried along with their equipment when a lake of cast-off earth and water collapse.
Marine scientists at Chulalongkorn University unveiled the world’s first coral reef breeding method that utilises the frozen sperm cells of the finger staghorn coral.