People in the northeast Thai province Sakon Nakhon are protesting against plans to allow a Chinese firm to develop a potash mine. Photo: Ejatlas.org

Thai villagers continue to fight Chinese plans for potash mine

  • Resentment among community groups in northern Thailand reflects growing concern about Chinese investment across Southeast Asia, observers say
  • But Bank of China’s decision to review dam project in Indonesia suggest times may be changing
Topic |   Thailand

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People in the northeast Thai province Sakon Nakhon are protesting against plans to allow a Chinese firm to develop a potash mine. Photo: Ejatlas.org
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Laura Villadiego

Laura Villadiego

Born and raised in Spain, Laura Villadiego is a freelance journalist specialized in human rights, labour issues and the environment. Based in Thailand, she has been covering Southeast Asia since 2009. Her work has been published in international media outlets, such as Al Jazeera, The Guardian or the Spanish News Agency EFE. She has also co-authored two books focused on supply chains.