China offers $7.2-billion fund to support projects in Asean, other nations

China’s Belt and Road Initiative will release 10 billion renminbi or $1.5 billion next month to finance development projects in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, including the Philippines.The amount is a part of the initial 50 billion renminbi or about $7.2 billion in funding ...

Japan and Mekong nations to push 150 Southeast Asia projects

The leaders of Japan and five Southeast Asian countries that share the Mekong River on Tuesday agreed to adopt a new policy that pushes forward more than 150 projects in the Mekong region using official development assistance from Japan. Keep reading ...

European countries implement climate change projects in Mekong Delta

The European Union (EU) and European countries have been carrying out a number of climate change adaptation and sustainable development projects in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. The biggest partners and donors are the EU, Germany, France, Denmark, Sweden, Hungary and Romania, according to the ...

Can hydropower be classified as clean energy?

Hydropower in Mekong river might not be climate friendly, says study, seen as significant for India which is considering classifying large hydropower projects as renewable energy projects. Keep reading ...

Mayank Aggarwal

China, Mekong nations agree on over 100 projects

Leaders of China and Southeast Asian nations along the Mekong River have agreed to proceed with more than 100 projects that receive financial support from Beijing. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang joined leaders from Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh on ...

NHK Reporter

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