Closing the transport infrastructure gap is a key focus area of the National Transport Master Plan, of which the new inland ports are a part.
Corruption is rampant, courts are unreliable, and the political system is unpredictable to say the least –Philip Nichols, Wharton’s legal and business ethics professor
An inclusive & deliberative approach to addressing the Myitsone Dam dispute can showcase the govt’s commitment to genuine change.
Amata Corp. of Thailand plans to develop industrial estates in cheaper neighboring countries along the Mekong River where it is betting manufacturing will pick up.
The Ministry of Transport has prepared eight new infrastructure investment projects for implementation next year, with a combined budget of over 100 billion baht.
Water resources have become a source of increasing conflict, highlighting issues of unsustainable exploitation and environmental degradation, experts say.
The battle over the Mekong River has resumed, and it will end badly for one side. Despite continuous government efforts to delay, a decision will have to be made shortly.
The World Bank-funded US$1.4 billion Nam Theun 2 dam in central Laos on the Mekong River was supposed to serve as showcase for a better kind of dam.
There are 562 landslide spots in Mekong Delta with total length of over 786 kilometers, according to the General Department of Disaster Prevention and Control.
Scholars and environmentalists called for more effective management of the Mekong due to climate change and development