Sunny Southeast Asia has double the solar energy potential of Northern Europe, but the market hype is not living up to the reality on the ground.
Laos and Cambodia are often seen as little more than political twins who have chosen to reap economic benefits from China in exchange for their loyalty to the Middle Kingdom.
Three special economic zones underpin plans to expand manufacturing to spur economic development, but Dawei in particular has languished for years.
“This policy will be a huge blow for the farmers, especially for rice farmers, because they have already suffered from deficits in selling rice,” leading economist said.
Half of total business and investment necessary preconditions have been lifted under a MOIT decision, praised as a historic move that aims to create favorable conditions for businesses.
The compensation rate is only 6 percent of the market price. This is not business. This is robbery, states the International Federation for Human Rights.
Over the past three decades (1988-January 2017) China has invested $19 billion in Myanmar, far more than any other country.
The biggest conference ever held on the Mekong Delta, occurring this week in Can Tho, is a chance for the Government to hear of breakthrough ideas on sustainable development in the southern region amid climate change threats.
Relevant parties will define resources coordinating mechanisms and seek foreign and private support for the effort in both resources and technology.
With some of the world’s most cluttered sidewalks and reluctant pedestrians, getting around Saigon by foot can be a drag.
“There is one overriding principle that drives the business -– it’s of huge value with low risk. And that’s why we are losing the battle, rapidly,” says USAID Wildlife Asia’s law enforcement specialist.
Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam visits Myanmar this week in an effort to step up its game in ASEAN and is expected to promote Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative.