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Montree Chantawong

Research and campaign director of TERRA

Montree Chantawong is research and campaign director of Towards Ecological Recovery and Regional Alliance (TERRA).

Montree Chantawong
23 Aug 2021

Chinese dams cloud Mekong River relations

The new Chinese Ambassador to Thailand, Han Zhiqiang compares relations between the two countries and their collective effort to combat Covid-19 pandemic as being "one family".

23 Aug 2021 16
Chinese dams cloud Mekong River relations
23 Jul 2016

USAID, the wolf in sheep's clothing in the Mekong

In 1994, the then Mekong Committee Secretariat released a report on 12 proposed hydropower projects on the lower Mekong mainstream. The proposed projects, which included the Sambor Dam in Kratie province in Cambodia, were initially criticised for their environmental impact and unfeasible finances.

23 Jul 2016
USAID, the wolf in sheep's clothing in the Mekong