Areas such as water supply and demand management, water quality management, climate change adaptation and mitigation, meteorology and hydrology management and operation, pollution control, and environment planning and monitoring.
The overworked group of 14 elephants will no longer be forced to work at Angkor Wat, where over 2.5 million international tourists visit each year.
The sound of tens of thousands of fish slapping the water as they’re pulled up by huge nets is deafening. Nets and trawlers catch animals and fish too young to be caught. They’re sold as trash for 7 baht a kilo.
Local and international car manufacturers are racing to cash in on the government’s policy to promote the growth of electrical vehicles in the local market and Thailand’s goal of becoming the production hub of EVs in Asean.
Under the regulation, which was drafted by the SBV and the International Finance Company (IFC), the industries include thermal power, paper and pulp, fabric dyeing, seafood processing and battery makers.
With more people moving to Yangon and other key destinations for better opportunities, the World Bank has warned of the challenges related to urbanisation in Myanmar at the launch of its latest report.
The law is meant to protect and empower the communities who have always lived in these areas. Instead, it gives all the power to the national parks department.
Locals claim the government has been too slow to act. And one group has taken protecting the forest into their own hands.