The participation of a Vietnamese state-owned company in the Luang Prabang Dam project is “incongruous” with repeated concerns expressed by Vietnam over mainstream dams to date.
The MRC says that the working group set November 8 as the kick-off date for a six-month prior consultation process of Luang Prabang, a 1,460 megawatt dam project.
Authorities have failed to implemented a warrant for perpetrators who had taken possession of land within a wildlife sanctuary to plant mango, jackfruit and coconut trees.
If each country goes back and really tries to mitigate the issue, I am sure ASEAN will be able to commit” to [be] haze-free [by] 2020.”
China has asserted its economic power with energy and infrastructure projects across Myanmar, fueling local opposition to the superpower’s efforts to tap the country’s resources.
Germany is Thailand’s most important bilateral climate partner. Germany shares its experiences with Thailand on renewable energy, resource efficiency and combating climate change.
The air quality monitoring app is available for download again in Vietnam after it suspended it in the face of a barrage of criticism from social media users.
Losses due to drought and saltwater intrusion in 2016 were worth more than VNĐ7.9 trillion (US$343.5 million). Thousands of hectares of crops and households were affected by a shortage of water.