Some 30 hydropower dams are being constructed in Laos and about seven in Cambodia, funded predominantly by Chinese state companies.
The government’s meteorology department said the cold snap is expected to ease this week following a period of rainfall.
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Building greater resilience to threats requires “layers” of responses, says Gernot Laganda, director of climate and disaster risk reduction programs at World Food Program.
Report by Washington-based Stimson Center lays out new economic and technological opportunities for improving and diversifying region’s energy mix.
Cambodia should scrap some hydropower dams as alternative energy sources, such as solar power, are becoming cheaper, a U.S. think-tank said.
An international NGO said Laos' Don Sahong dam would block and threaten “vital subsistence and commercial fisheries in the Lower Mekong Basin.”
Last week, the group circulated Taiwanese trade figures that showed imports of silica sand dwarfed Cambodia’s recorded exports by $30 million.
The signing came three years after KrisEnergy bought up the Chevron company’s shares in the field.
The Bunong and Lao people place spiritual significance on the forests and ancestral burial grounds which will be flooded when the dam goes online.