From Malaysia, Myanmar and Laos, to Indonesia, the impacts from transborder investments were discussed at the forum organised by Thailand’s National Human Rights Commission and Forest People Programme. It ends tomorrow.
In June 2018, a leaked environmental impact assessment report on the proposed Sambor Hydropower Dam could “literally kill the [Mekong] river”.
None want to be here but none can afford to be anywhere else.
he Vietnamese government’s plan to open the country’s first three special economic zones have been stalled until next year at the earliest due to large demonstrations by those wary of an influx of Chinese businesses.
China’s BRI has run into a hurdle in Myanmar, with Naypyidaw reducing the scope of Beijing’s loans for the Kyaukpyu Port, fearing a debt trap.
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.