The disappearance of Sombath Somphone, an award-winning environmental campaigner, drew rare international attention to the poor rights record of Laos.
Severe flooding triggered by torrential rains has left Da Nang’s seas and beaches filthy with garbage and sewage.
Authorities in Hà Tĩnh recommend the formation of a project for the urgent protection of elephants in the province’s Vũ Quang National Park.
Industry insiders and researchers agreed that the government should do more to promote farming practices based on newer technologies and that are less dependent on pesticides and other chemical-based products.
“We hear a lot about the [BRI] contribution, but it will be also really great to hear about what is the problem that BRI has brought about.”
Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business organised workshops aiming to raise awareness of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights.
The installation with pictures of animals suffering from plastic products and graphics from EU environment aims to raise awareness.
Many major cities in the region, including Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City have coastlines that are likely to be affected by extreme weather events.