There are three UNESCO World Heritage sites in Southeast Asia that are vulnerable to climate change. This include Vietnam’s Hoi An Ancient Town with its 1,100 wood-framed buildings.
Opinion by Song Qingrun, an associate professor and PhD at the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations, published by China Global Television Network
Villagers appreciate that the PFES program helps to restore forests. However, they are disappointed that its objective of lifting people out of poverty is still far from being realized.
Hoping that China’s Belt and Road Initiative will improve connectivity with its neighbor, Laos is preparing for a new wave of Chinese investment in its property sector.
Citing the 2018 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), the UNDP said multidimensional poverty is found in all developing regions of the world, and Cambodia is no exception, particularly those living in rural areas.
Lao officials yesterday met with development partner bodies to hold a brainstorming session on ways to best assist flooding victims nationwide and estimate damages and losses caused by recent disasters across the country.