As Thailand’s economy cracks under COVID-19, land ownership and access are key to many communities’ ability to ride out the crisis.
Hydropower development, deforestation, destructive fishing practices and climate change have threatened the health of the Ayeyarwady and its aquatic species.
Seven major expressways totaling 1,000 km and costing VND150 trillion ($6.49 billion) are taking shape in the Mekong Delta, expected to improve connectivity in the region.
Extreme rainfall leaves two dead in Cambodia, five in Vietnam as incoming tropical depression expected to worsen situation.
People living in the Mekong Delta are installing tanks to store water for the dreaded dry season, and authorities are building artificial lakes.
Savannakhet Province were hit by flash flooding amid torrential rains the whole week, with a number of households affected.
The move delivers a safer home for 40 globally threatened species brought to brink of extinction by loggers and poachers.
Now that it is generally agreed that Cambodia’s microfinance sector has utterly failed, producing a debt crisis that risks driving tens of thousands into poverty and landlessness – attention is turning to possible solutions.