Opposition to Chinese-invested hydropower schemes in Burma is being orchestrated by “extreme” groups, according to an influential Chinese newspaper.
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An environmental NGO has called on the Chinese, Thai and Burmese governments to halt and review all dam projects on the Salween River, citing rights and environmental concerns. In an[…]
Activists describe Chinese companies as ‘reckless’ and lament lack of transparency and consultation over dam-building in countries like Burma
Daily fluctuations in water level further south along Shweli river distrupting trade and transport for 20 villages in Shan state
Dec 4, 2007 (DVB), About 30 Burmese ethnic environmental groups and Thai NGOs staged a demonstration outside the Chinese consulate in Chiang Mai yesterday to protest against Chinese-backed dam projects[…]
Fears that pollution in China will stifle development could push Beijing to export destructive industries abroad, with worrying implications for its neighbours