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.
Mandalay was rhapsodized as the nation’s cultural core, but this storied royal capital harboring the most learned Buddhist monks and artists has changed.
The Chinese model of state-controlled news and information is being copied in other Asian countries, especially Vietnam and Cambodia
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.
After a two-day international conference and two days of ministerial meetings, the story out of Siam Reap this week is of escalating problems, but uncertainty about actions.
As hydropower projects continue to be built along the Mekong, fishing communities living near the Tonle Sap river in Cambodia say their way of life is already changing.
MRC says Mekong River dams will cut GDP by US$28 billion, aggravate food insecurity and poverty, and reverse the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)