The United States Agency for International Development Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (USAID Oceans) and UK satellite operator Inmarsat have signed a partnership agreement to improve traceability and promote sustainable fishing in Southeast Asia with the use of satellite communications.
“The fisheries department intends to ensure there is no shortage of fish despite the ongoing violence in Maungdaw.”
Climate change will bring soaring temperatures, more intense storms, erratic rainfall, plummeting crop yields and a collapse of coral reefs to the Asia-Pacific unless countries fully implement their commitments under the Paris climate pact, scientists say, calling the challenges “unprecedented.”
More than 1,000 Burmese migrants have returned via the Maw Taung border checkpoint in Tenasserim, with perhaps a similar number crossing at Kawthaung, the southernmost port in Burma.
Acting on a stringent new labour law, Thai police are leading a crackdown on Burmese migrant workers.
For centuries, the Irrawaddy River has served as Burma’s main riverine artery, but what does the future hold for this important waterway?