As Datang Corporation Plays the Fool at Mekong Dam Consultations Will China Government Step in and Apply its Screening Policies for Sensitive Investments ?

  Since March 2018 all overseas investment projects “affecting transboundary water resources” are classified by China Government as “sensitive”  and “restricted” and should be subjected to detailed assessment of their impacts on countries of investment and reputation of Chinese institutions and policies. Environmental and local livelihoods concerns are among key …

Indonesian Firm -North Sumatera Hydro Energy – Pushing Along the “Belt&Road” the Ape-Killer Project

Tapanuli. Photo by the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme.    In a worldwide press release, researchers from ALERT  strongly criticized an Indonesian corporation — for using “deplorable” tactics to promote a project that would imperil the world’s rarest species of great ape. The corporation, North Sumatera Hydro Energy (NSHE), is “pressuring …