The farm in Chiang Mai, about 700 km (435 miles) from the capital Bangkok, took shape during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus last year, when many of the city’s residents lost their tourism-dependent jobs.
The Ministry of Mines and Energy has called for bids for sand mining licences across 2,000 hectares in Koh Kong and Preah Sihanouk provinces.
Close to 39 percent of the Delta’s land areas will be submerged and 10 percent of its population affected in case the sea level rises by 1 metre, threatening food security of the country and the world, he noted.
The bridge, which will take 36 months to build, will connect Bolikhamxay province in Laos to Thailand’s northeastern province of Bueng Kan.
The notifications came shortly after a new U.S.-funded monitoring system revealed that China had not told the downstream countries that it was holding back water starting on Dec. 31.
The water outflow at Jinghong hydropower station in China’s Yunnan province is dropping due to power grid maintenance during 5–24 January 2021, leading to changes in river water levels along the Mekong River in Thailand, Lao PDR, and Cambodia.
Vietnam should set up legal framework for recycling plastic waste, reduce plastic use and find new materials to replace non-recyclable plastics, according to experts.
For a suspenseful three years, Lomphat Wildlife Sanctuary seemed doomed. But now, changed policies, changed hearts and a new organic rice scheme promises hope for the forest landscape’s villagers, businesses and giant birds.
There are 79 dolphins as per existing survey – electro-fishing was one of the main reasons for the decline of the Ayeyarwady dolphins.
A proposal that will lead to substantial changes to the existing law governing land management and urban planning in Cambodia is moving forward.