This week alone, two crackdowns on illegal logging took place in Ratanakkiri and Oddar Meanchey provinces.
Project to strengthen cross-border cooperation and the management of the forest ecosystems among countries in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
The north-south train project in mainland Southeast Asia has thus moved at a glacial pace. China’s not loseing interest but it may need to revise terms and be more consultative.
US$24.3-million for upgrading water distribution and waste disposal systems as well as capacity building of government employees in Myawaddy of Kayin state.
No need for a “new” public hearing on China’s rapid-blasting plans in Thailand and Laos as the public has already said “no” at previous meetings.
The German government and the European Union have agreed to provide $US10 million to enhance Mekong cross-border water cooperation.
What community members want is arguably not the SEZ itself but rather the benefits they associate with it: employment, material progress, and economic security.
The National Academy of Sciences in the United States published findings that further confirm that the true environmental and social costs of hydroelectric dams have been grossly underestimated.