The Democrat and Future Forward parties have separately demanded that the House set up an ad hoc committee to assess the impacts of Thailand’s massive Eastern Economic Corridor projects.
Two Vietnamese women are demonstrating how nature can do so much more for humankind when efforts are made to work within its bounds.
Just two decades ago Cambodia still had one of the world’s highest tiger populations, according to some estimates. Yet within a decade almost all the big cats in the war-torn country lost out to habitat loss and poachers.
Critics of the 1,285-megawatt Xayaburi hydropower dam in northern Laos fear recent upgrades to the controversial project won’t be enough to save the Mekong River from ecological damage.
The total water flow in the upstream Mekong Rivers was 28-31 per cent lower than the average amount recorded over many years.
A state-owned construction company is planning to build a 155 km (96 mile) expressway through the Mekong Delta using ODA and public funds.
The Lao government aspires to gain centrality in the Greater Mekong Subregion via new infrastructure; but at what price?
The four targeted zones are the Pakse-Japan SME SEZ, Savan Park, Saysettha Development Zone and the Vientiane Industrial and Trade Area (Vita Park).