Most tourism projects in the country are implemented without conducting comprehensive environmental impact assessments: a conservation expert.
If the Electricité Du Cambodge provides a secured power purchase agreement and attractive prices, AIIB is likely to fund solar projects in the Cambodia.
“People are suffering from dizziness and vomiting because of the foul smell of the coal smoke,” says local youth organization.
“If construction goes ahead as planned, it will be the largest development in the province and in Laos,” says Champasak Provincial Governor Bounthong Divixay.
Sunny Southeast Asia has double the solar energy potential of Northern Europe, but the market hype is not living up to the reality on the ground.
Laos and Cambodia are often seen as little more than political twins who have chosen to reap economic benefits from China in exchange for their loyalty to the Middle Kingdom.
Think tank TDRI warned the government about providing too many privileges for investors in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) development.
Three special economic zones underpin plans to expand manufacturing to spur economic development, but Dawei in particular has languished for years.
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