This was supposed to be a better dam, and declared a success by the World Bank. I wasn’t.
Because Bangkok is spearheading the fund, it will contribute seed money, Thai Premier said, without elaborating. Senior officials from the five nations would meet later this year to discuss details.
Will the delay to the Pak Beng dam in Laos on the Mekong lead to a wider review of hydropower plans on the river?
These Mekong regional summits take place this weekend in Bangkok, and should be integrated into one body.
China’s growing control over the Mekong is a crucial component of immobilising sovereignty in mainland Southeast Asia.
Myanmar can solve its plastic pollution problem. It starts with reducing personal use of single use plastic and switching to alternatives
Vietnam is imitating China in its efforts to grow economically and lags its larger neighbor only by about a decade, experts say.
New report explores how the development establishment’s embrace of Myanmar and how to break loose
One major recommendation: Topreserve the mainstems of the country’s key rivers – including the Ayeyarwady, Thanlwin and Chindwin among others