Leaders of the six countries sharing the Mekong River on Wednesday adopted a five-year plan of action on sub-regional cooperation.
China has the upper hand over a resource that serves as the economic lifeblood of its poor southern backyard.
Thailand’s military junta is staking its legacy on a plan to direct more than $45bn of investment into three eastern seaboard provinces.
The Beijing-led Lancang-Mekong Cooperation mechanism was set up to help ease tensions over development projects, but NGOs are unconvinced
74% of manufacturing workers in Vietnam are expected to lose their jobs because of the impact of the fourth industrial revolution–highest in ASEAN
It now seems inevitable that Myanmar will grant the deep water port and SEZ development to China, despite community concerns.
The industry has set up high speed road systems and applied information technology and Internet connections in providing transport services
The project would destroy a 100-year-old nipa palm forest in, causing pollution, loss of biodiversity, and irrevocable damage to livelihoods in the community.
Solar panels manufactured by Japan’s Mitsubishi Electric were placed in an area of 300 square meters.
The resolution sets a vision by 2100, the Mekong Delta will be “living with floods, brackish and sea water.”