Even if democracy returns to Myanmar, it is not guaranteed it will ensure the rights of ethnic people living in the resource-rich areas, that have to date only seen the adverse impacts of their extraction.
The South-East Asian countries are too weak to demand China to stop blocking water. They continue to face the ill- effects of Chinese dam constructions.
The 600MW wind farm, located by the Mekong River opposite Thailand’s northeastern province of Ubon Ratchathani, will supply electricity through a 500-kilovolt transmission line to central Vietnam.
The government and shareholders in the Nam Theun 2 hydropower plant have agreed to develop Nam Theun 2-Solar, the largest hybrid floating solar project in the world.
With an installed capacity of 240MWp, the solar project will be built on the reservoir of Nam Theun 2, one of the largest hydroelectric projects in Laos.
Countries in the region moved to ban the sale and consumption of wildlife after COVID-19 emerged, but coronavirus remains rampant and so does the trade.
The study projected that in China and Myanmar, suitable habitat will decline by around 30% and 50% respectively under the RCP 4.5 climate change scenario.
One Bangkok and SCG sign MOU for collaboration on sustainable construction management towards circular economy to be implemented at the largest private sector property development in Thailand
The two projects, whose details are still being negotiated, will allow China easier access to the Indochina Peninsula.
“The low cost and advantages allow coal-fired power to maintain its position in the development strategy of Vietnam. The country’s impressive growth in coal power also means that Vietnam has been and will pay significant environmental costs.”