News file for: Laos
A new report on global sustainable innovation and competitiveness raises concerns over the large gap that exists between various nations in the region.
The Greater Mekong risks losing more than a third of its remaining forest cover within the next two decades, warns a new WWF report.
Temperatures in South-East Asia’s Lower Mekong Basin are set to rise by up to three times the global average temperature increase, according to a USAID-funded study.
About 75 percent of emerging economies in the Asia-Pacific region suffer from low levels of water security, according to a new Asian Development Bank study.
Science and technology diplomacy between China and Southeast Asia is expected to benefit both sides, says a new OECD report.
Plans to harness hydropower potential in the Lower Mekong Basin for the first time has led to a search for a good dam.
With the livelihoods of 60 million people on the line, science – not guesswork – must prevail, writes WWF International Director General Jim Leape.
The planned hydropowered dams on the Mekong River could jeopardize food security for 60 million people, according to a study.
Foreign Minister Bob Carr today announced that Australia will spend more than AU$100 million over the next four years to fund malaria programs in the Asia-Pacific region.
Researchers say the ancient skull they recovered from a cave in the Annamite Mountains in northern Laos is the oldest modern human fossil in Southeast Asia.