If the issue is held up the House committee will propose a bill to amend the law on hazardous substances in order to speed up the implementation of the ban on the three dangerous products.
The numbers would suggest that although China and Chinese companies are investing in Myanmar, the investment strategy is geared toward smaller projects instead of the mega infrastructure projects for which the BRI is associated.
Not seen in these images of the Chinese-built dam are the costly environmental and human rights impacts associated with this dam on Mekong River fisheries or the people dependent on them.
Doctors are generally agreed that air pollution in HCMC in particular and the southern region in general has become a serious health risk now.
The decision to build yet another Mekong river dam has dismayed international observers.