Climate change compromising crop yields, coupled with fears of impending poverty, is causing migration out of Cambodia.
There are seven Chinese-invested hydropower plants (1,328 MW), three coal-fired power plants (515 MW) and solar power plants.
Taking place July 1-3, led by Lao Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism and China’s People’s Daily.
MRC and JICA launch joint study on forest conservation and river basin management for environmental conservation in the Lower Mekong.
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.
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.
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.