The PM was responding to a question raised about whether the fracture of a dam in Laos’ Attapeu province would affect Laos’ approach to hydropower development.
Global Wind Energy Council says the Vietnamese wind market is ‘one to watch’.
Though floods from the Lao dam collapse occured two months ago, people are yet to experience the worst of it.
Myanmar’s first coal power plant is allegedly discarding hazardous waste into the Tigyit stream, which is connected to sources of drinking water.
The Mekong River Committee plans to hold an open forum this month on the development of hydropower dams along the river. NGOs plan to boycott the event.
Those in power must give stronger voices to marginalised communities and protection to natural flood defenses.
Long before Belt & Road projects were seen as sovereignty-eroding debt traps, Bangkok’s military rulers were tactfully resisting the terms and reach of Beijing’s advances.
Remains keen to export hydropower despite charges its dam building is harming the environment and threatening livelihoods.