The town of Kyaukpyu, nestled around a small fishing port on the Bay of Bengal, has the air of a place expecting to get rich soon.
City leaders want to create more investment opportunities in industry, trade and logistics, transportation, energy and sustainable urban development.
China’s participation key to minimising losses from Mekong dams, says head of Mekong River Commission Pham Tuan Phan
Continued development of ASEAN economic integration is set to increase connectivity across the region. In the process facilitating greater legal and, unfortunately, illegal mobility.
Currently, Vietnam is still awaiting the outcome of the first batch of BRI projects before making any further decisions.
Asking the Mekong River what she thinks of our behavior toward her and toward ourselves.
Calls into question the financial viability of major hydo-electric dams in the Mekong basin.
As new data emerge on the real potential economic and environmental costs of large dams, countries in the region are beginning to show some tentative signs of rethinking their options.
Thousands of megawatts of wind and solar energy contracts in the Mekong have been signed, challenging the financial viability of major hydropower projects.
The Cambodian village of Kbal Romeas is slowly vanishing beneath the rising waters of a lake formed by the Lower Sesan II (LS2) dam.