Latest Greater Mekong Subregion Stories
The diversity of life in the Mekong River region of Southeast Asia, which includes portions of China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, is so astonishing that a new species is found every two days.
HONG KONG, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC or the Company), the fixed-line operating division of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited (SEHK: 215), has extended network reach to the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) and established an enhanced presence in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Nations of the Greater Mekong Subregion need to 'rethink' their agricultural industries to meet future food needs, given the social shifts and climate changes that are forecast for the coming decades.
Researchers reported the discovery of 163 new species in the Greater Mekong region last year, and now they are at risk of becoming extinct due to climate change.
BANGKOK, Aug 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The 6th Thailand International Logistics Fair 2009, the most comprehensive logistics trade show in South East Asia, is ready to take off at BITEC in Bangkok during September 9-13, 2009. Organized by the Ministry of Commerce's Department of Export Promotion (DEP) in cooperation with Thailand National Shippers' Council (TNSC), Hazardous Substances Logistics Association (HASLA), and 14 supporting organizations, the event is set up to be a prominent platform for...
KUNMING, China, June 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The 17th Kunming Import & Export Fair and The 2nd South Asian Countries Commodity Fair, which are sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, have drawn the curtain on June 6, 2009, at the Kunming International Convention and Exhibition Center.
A UN report said Thursday that a dam-building spree in China poses the greatest threat to the future of the already beleaguered Mekong, one of the world's major rivers and a key source of water for the region.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fishermen in northern Thailand havecaught the biggest catfish on record -- a 646-pound (293-kg)giant the size of a grizzly bear -- and eaten it, the WWF andthe National Geographic Society said on Wednesday.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.