China has dammed and now controls the flow of the Mekong River, yet omplaints about the Mekong have been muffled, in part because China has little to fear from smaller countries like Laos, Thailand, and Cambodia.
The five cities comprise Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai in Thailand, Chiang Tun in Myanmar’s Shan State, Chiang Rung in China’s Jinhong (Yunnan) and Chiang Thong in Laos’ Luang Prabang.
Under the framework of comprehensive strategic partnership of cooperation, the Chinese government has provided huge support to Cambodia with grant aid and concessional loans to help Cambodia’s infrastructure construction.
Nearly 9,000 imported scrap containers remain at the country’s ports, but now must be moved out of the country immediately as any delay could pose a risk of serious environmental pollution.
Open and free participation is prioritised to deal with disruption in the next two decades
For a nation where 70% of the labour force works in agriculture, we know surprisingly little about how farming came to Myanmar. It is thought that it began in the Irrawaddy valley.
Myanmar troops in Myawaddy township alleged that the road was being built in “questionable proximity” to the islet, locally called “No Man’s Land”, on the Moei River, which divides the two neighbouring countries.