Comments sought for briefing paper on biodiversity, human rights and business in Myanmar.
The Yangon City Development Committee needs to fix itself before it can fix roads and drains
The Digital Belt and Road (DBAR) International Center of Excellence Bangkok will focus on cooperation on climate change, disaster risk reduction, environmental research, capacity building, among others.
Hundreds of people have been protesting outside two factories in Da Nang since Monday night demanding authorities fulfill their promise to relocate people from the polluted area.
Coal power pollution could increase CO2 emissions in Vietnam by 20 times and doom global efforts to curb warming.
“[Thai officials] come maybe 10 times – men and women. They have us line up, show our pink cards, call out our names, we raise our hands, they’re gone.”
As long as farmers can make more money from opium poppy than from other crops, the problem will continue. And as long as criminal groups can act with impunity in permissive environments, nothing will change.
Despite nearly “full employment”, 51% of Cambodian workers are in vulnerable jobs, with Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam ranging between 47-58%.
The targeted industries cover next-generation automotive, smart electronics, medical and wellness tourism, agriculture and biotechnolgy, food for the future, robotics and more…