Zhang Chengcen

Teaching assistant, Guangxi Administration College

Zhang Chengcen holds a doctorate in Law. She graduated from Yunnan Minzu University where she studied Malay, and from Yunnan University where she read international studies. In 2013-2014, she conducted interview studies at the Academy of Malay Studies (APM) at the University Of Malaya. She is currently a teaching assistant at Guangxi Administration College. Her main research interests are Southeast Asian international relations and Southeast Asian transboundary environmental issues.

This aerial handout photo taken on March 18, 2020 and released by Thai volunteer group Jit Arsa shows a night time view of fires in Mae Rim district in northern Chiang Mai province, where the blazes have severely impacted air quality. (Handout/Jit Arsa/AFP)

Forest fires: Lancang-Mekong regional countries can work together to manage transboundary haze

With air quality in the Lancang-Mekong region entering the unhealthy range due to agricultural burning and causing air pollution in Chinese provinces, China academics Bi Shihong and Zhang Chengcen examine what countries in the Lancang-Mekong area can do to tackle transboundary haze.