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.
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)
China’s growing control over the Mekong is a crucial component of immobilising sovereignty in mainland Southeast Asia.
Vietnam is imitating China in its efforts to grow economically and lags its larger neighbor only by about a decade, experts say.
Sign joint Ministerial Call for Action at the World Health Assembly in Geneva to strengthen tracking and reporting
New report explores how the development establishment’s embrace of Myanmar and how to break loose
Dozens of projects threaten agriculture and fishing in Southeast Asia
Continued development of ASEAN economic integration is set to increase connectivity across the region. In the process facilitating greater legal and, unfortunately, illegal mobility.
Shot over six years, this film charts the growing wave of land-rights protests that led to the ‘Cambodian Spring’ and the tragic events that followed.