Lao workers at Chinese-operated banana plantations are falling ill in large numbers from exposure to chemicals used on the farms, with many suffering from respiratory or liver problems.
Vietnam is imitating China in its efforts to grow economically and lags its larger neighbor only by about a decade, experts say.
China to coordinate remote sensing along the Mekong River with countries from Asia and Oceania
Government-commissioned report says proposed site at Sambor reach is the ‘worst possible place’ for hydropower due to impact on wildlife
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.
Currently, Vietnam is still awaiting the outcome of the first batch of BRI projects before making any further decisions.
The Chinese model of state-controlled news and information is being copied in other Asian countries, especially Vietnam and Cambodia
The Cambodian village of Kbal Romeas is slowly vanishing beneath the rising waters of a lake formed by the Lower Sesan II (LS2) dam.
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.