Cambodians wary as Chinese investment transforms their country

As boom-mounted cameras swept the horizon, a drone hovered above more than 50,000 party faithful who had begun streaming noisily through the Cambodian capital well before dawn, dressed in white shirts and caps, and waving blue flags. Keep reading ...

Reckoning With Human Rights Violations in Thailand's Extraterritorial Investments

The intensive growth of Thai investments in ASEAN countries in recent years has demonstrated significant potential opportunities to expand markets and provide access to transboundary supply chains, raw materials, as well as the natural resources of the neighboring countries. []A pattern of links between malpractice of ...

Myanmar will ask China to downsize project, minister says

Myanmar will seek to reduce the scale of a China-led special economic zone project in its western state of Rakhine, Planning and Finance Minister Soe Win said in an exclusive interview.  Keep reading ...

China warns citizens in Vietnam after protests fuel anti-Chinese sentiment

China has warned its citizens in Vietnam after protesters clashed with police over a government plan to create new economic zones for foreign investment that has fuelled anti-Chinese sentiment in the country. Keep reading ...

8 ways to promote natural capital investments in the GMS

Natural capital has been a key contributor to the Greater Mekong Subregion’s (GMS) rapid economic growth over the past 3 decades. However, the subregion’s key natural capital stocks are in a state of decline. Keep reading ...

Investment Environment in Mekong Delta

Mekong Delta, composed of 13 provinces, 20 percent of the country’s population, and 18 percent of the national GDP, has consistently recorded one of the highest average provincial competitiveness indexes amongst all provinces since 2014. Keep reading ...

Investment floods into Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta once sheltered Viet Cong guerrillas as they battled U.S. forces during the Vietnam War. Today the area is the country’s “rice bowl,” providing half of the national rice supply. It is also becoming an increasingly attractive investment destination for domestic and foreign ...

Meeting looks to increase Japanese presence in Mekong Delta

A conference took place in Can Tho city on April 18 to connect Japanese partners with the Mekong Delta, where the presence of foreign businesses, including Japanese ones, is still modest compared to other regions of Vietnam. Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

China pours $1.7m into development for Mekong countries

China is offering $1.7 million to a six-country group along the Mekong River to boost regional trade and ease concerns about Beijing’s massive hydroelectric dam projects along the waterway. Keep reading ...

APORNRATH PHOONPHONGPHIPHAT

Mekong River countries can be next ‘kitchen’ and ‘factory’ of the world: summit

Opportunities and challenges lie ahead for businesses to connect internationally, leaders said. Leaders of the six countries that share the Mekong River gathered for the opening ceremony of the 6th Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Summit yesterday at the Vietnam National Convention Center in Hanoi. []GMS countries ...

Thuy An

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Mekong? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Mekong website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Mekong website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted
ERROR!

Disclaimer: Open Development Mekong will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

yP53J
* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!