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While gender was one of the first items addressed and remains a priority, experts say Asia has lingered on this issue for too long, neglecting other vital areas.
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To mark the International Day for Biodiversity, a new United Nations report highlights the importance of conserving less iconic species threatened by the illegal wildlife trade.
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The new research findings coincide with Malaysia’s launch of its renewable energy exchange platform and new guidelines for the export of clean energy to neighbours Singapore and Thailand.
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China accounted for 95 per cent of the world’s new coal power construction activity in 2023, according to the latest annual report from Global Energy Monitor (GEM).
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Asean states need to unite on a common stand to beat plastic waste, but national and local efforts matter too.
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Governments in the region must fix their opaque regulatory frameworks and make use of innovative financing models, says analyst Shantanu Srivastava.
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Long a source of tension with its neighbours, China’s transboundary rivers are opening opportunities for regional cooperation.
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Laos Videos

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Southeast Asian nations are racing to bring clean, affordable power to their people, but one country is outrunning them all. How can states make their renewable energy transition a success?
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Laos Podcasts

Coal power plant Laos 2021
Laos has announced the construction of two new coal plants for this year, despite growing evidence that coal power comes with significant financial risk. What is holding back the country from tapping its rich clean energy resources instead?
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