Laos notified the Mekong River Commission (MRC) last week of its intention to build a 770 megawatt dam at Pak Lay in Xayaburi province.
Will the delay to the Pak Beng dam in Laos on the Mekong lead to a wider review of hydropower plans on the river?
The Mekong Subregion’s key natural capital stocks are in a state of decline. How to reverse course?
These Mekong regional summits take place this weekend in Bangkok, and should be integrated into one body.
95 percent of its coral reefs are gone. Absent more restrictions, recovery won’t happen. (Closed Islands in Southeast Asia under threat from tourism – Part 2)
President Duterte called the island a “cesspool”. (Closed Islands in Southeast Asia under threat from tourism – Part 1)
Up to 2,000 logs cut from champac and pine trees weighing over 1,300 tons seized by authorities
Thailand to push for regional fund with its neighbours, including Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, to back infrastructure and other development projects.
China’s growing control over the Mekong is a crucial component of immobilising sovereignty in mainland Southeast Asia.
As the world’s single largest contributor of plastic waste into the marine environment, Mekong countries must provide leadership to restore health in our oceans.