Countries through which the Mekong River – one of the world’s largest, longest rivers – runs, have been working on ways to manage the opportunities and challenges that come from their shared borders.
Adding to the retail, beer and plastic manufacturing, Thai investors increased their investment in the renewable energy sector, with the aim to diversify their operations in Vietnam.
A legendary Vietnamese turtle is nearly extinct, but keeps popping up in the places humans have ruined the most.
Offshore wind energy could grow from the current 4.5 GW into a major $20-30 billion annual global market in the coming decade and the emerging Asian markets stand to benefit the most
Delegates discussed solutions and made decisions on forest fire and haze pollution control in ASEAN and GMS countries.
The loggers sell timber to traders who will distribute them to various depots in the northeast provinces before exporting them to Vietnam.
As investment in hydropower and construction projects ramp up, ecosystems and communities along Southeast Asia’s longest river are paying the price.
Of some 60 tonnes plastic waste generated every day in Ho Chi Minh City, only 10 per cent of them recycled.
Amongst other renewable energy sources, solar energy in Vietnam has been making the most headway in recent times.
The interest rates offered by China are twice as much as other lenders, while the lending conditions are less preferential.