The inter-government agency Mekong River Commission says the move raises hopes for more sustainable development of the river.
Protected status of land was removed by outgoing military regime to allow hotel project
Over 3,200 Forestry Dept. staff disciplined in past seven years, most of them rangers
Lawmakers and civil society organizations call for a halt to a hydropower project on the Namtu River, stating it will destroy farms and livelihoods.
Villagers say police blocked them from reaching the regional capital to protest the construction of a cement factory and were later informed that five of them were being sued.
About 300 residents of Moulmein protested on Sunday against a trio of coal-fired antimony factories accused of fouling the air and contaminating grazing grounds.
The city of 7.7 million is one of several Asian cities battling emissions from vehicles and industrial activity.
Hong Kong’s rare pink dolphins battle for survival as work on a bridge linking the Asian financial hub with China disrupts the communication and feeding activities of the anima
Dozens injured, several people missing after heavy rain topples jade mine waste pile.
Villagers have already been displaced without compensation, Karen Human Rights Group says
The Mon State natural resources ministry has warned local antimony plants to control their fumes or risk action taken against them.
Government urged to impose strict controls on jade mine operators in Kachin State after recent muddy inundations
“The interests of the region take precedence over those of the company,” said U Khin Maung Tun, an information officer at the Taungthaman Thitsar company.
A world-first analysis of emissions data from 182 cities across China shows the importance of setting emissions control policies for urban areas.
Caterpillar, Komatsu, Volvo fail to ensure machinery used responsibly in sector notorious for land grabbing, environmental problems, Swedish report claims.