“Before 2016, when there was no dam, there were more than 10 Irrawaddy dolphins [a Red List species] in my area, but in recent years they have disappeared and only three remain now.”
Four ‘Friendship Bridges’ span the wide majestic Mekong River as it creates a meandering borderline between Thailand and Laos but just how friendly are these border bridges?
UNCTAD recently brought together representatives of governments, intergovernmental organizations, the private sector and civil society to discuss developments in BioTrade in Viet Nam, Laos and Myanmar.
The municipal administration is alleged to have grabbed the land of eight families in Spean Khpos village, Kilometre 6 commune, in Russey Keo district for profiteering purposes.
Just 221 Indochinese tigers are estimated to remain in two Asian countries: Thailand and Myanmar. The findings suggest evidence of successful breeding in a Thai National Park.
The Mekong Delta province of Trà Vinh is witnessing a series of wind power projects settling in the province thanks to its favourable position, with total investment US$1.8 billion.
Last week both government and opposition MPs backed a proposal to set up a House committee to study the so-called Thai Canal project, previously known as the Kra Canal project.