Under the cross-border transport program started between other (GMS) countries. Only Myanmar remains to join. It’s starting with Thailand
The three were charged with “intimidation” and “causing damage” while investigating an alleged illegal sand dredging operation in Koh Kong province in 2016.
The China-Lao high speed railway will cross the Mekong at Luang Prabang, the UNESCO-listed city in northern Laos, as part of the new trans-Asian railway network.
Hydropower development fuels ethnic minority grievances over indigenous land rights.
MRC project to Improve fish-friendly irrigation, monitor agricultural land use and promote sustainable groundwater management.
The last starch of a rail line linking Phnom Penh to Thailand was completed last week.
Without free, informed and prior consent from the public, international disputes may arise, as was seen with the Myitsone Dam and the Letpadaung Copper Mine.
Ignoring cross border impacts of large infrastructure projects will spark conflict along rivers.
The findings are important: they raise questions about assumptions made in global climate change projections as well as future environmental conditions in the region.