“About 70 percent of households in Myanmar get electricity from either the national grid or other sources outside the grid for only around 2 hours per day,” expert.
Much of Laos and the Mekong are vulnerable to such disasters and to broader environmental threats of large hydropower dams the Mekong.
Becoming a regional investment could only be realized if Myanmar manages to address major challenges businesses are facing in the nation, a banking expert has warned.
China’s Jul 18 white paper on ecological progress on the Tibetan Plateau is riddled with lies and factual errors known full well to those who are paying attention.
While construction is well underway villagers say, “We have received nothing so far… no official from any department has come to talk to us.”
The 131 approved businesses and industries for these zones are not “green, high-tech, and knowledge-based” as stated goals–they’re completely the opposite.
“It’s basically under the guise of internationalizing China, but it’s more about resource extraction and attaining materials.”
The human rights footprint of Thais is on the rise–linking malpractice of businesses, environmental destructions and large displacements.
Refused to answer questions about the disappearance of Sombath Somphone, an agricultural expert and sustainable development proponent who vanished at a police checkpoint in 2012.
Fifteen dead and 45 injured in yet another incident at one of Myanmar’s jade mines.