3 Dec 2012 - 10:49 by Local Press Report
PURSAT (Cambodia Daily) — Four Cambodian construction workers are missing in Pursat province after part of a 120-megawatt hydropower dam being built by a massive state-owned Chinese company collapsed Saturday, officials sai
20 Nov 2012 - 11:22 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Asian Development Bank) — While advanced economies gradually rebuild their balance sheets, Asia’s emerging markets need to diversify sources of growth to boost GDP, Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Haruhiko Kuroda s
1 Nov 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HELSINKI, Finland — Finland’s government has declared its intention to scrutinize the role of Finnish engineering firm the Pöyry Group in the divisive Xayaburi Hydropower Project on the Mekong River in Laos.
31 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — The biggest problem in water management, according to National University of Singapore Professor Asit Biswas, is that “the world is playing games.”
26 Oct 2012 - 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — South Korean builder SK Engineering and Construction and state-run Korean Western Power have won a $1 billion USD contract to build and operate a hydropower plant in Laos, an official said on Octob
17 Sep 2012 - 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
vientiane, laos — Laos’ energy minister announced last week that the country will sell energy supplied by the controversial Xayaburi Dam to Cambodia.
13 Jul 2012 - 08:56 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (US Department of State) — On July 13, 2012, the Foreign Ministers of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Viet Nam -- and the U.S.
6 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The biggest challenge in the water sector for the city of Shenzhen, in China’s southern Guangdong province, is river pollution, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a new report released on Jul
5 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Bangkok, thailand — The Swedish government last week announced new financing to support the Mekong River Commission in strengthening management and development of water and related resources in the Lower Mekong Basin.
23 May 2012 - 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — Environmental conservation groups, including WWF and International Rivers, have come out in the last week with criticism over a new Laotian government report that claims a redesigned Xayaburi Dam
17 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — A recent report in the Cambodian daily Phnom Penh Post documented the disastrous effect of “anarchical,” “reckless” gold mining in Prey Lang forest -- one of Indochina’s last great expanses of lo
23 Apr 2012 - 22:04 by Local Press Report
PHNOM PENH (BBC News) — Full Story - Cambodia's first stock exchange started trading last week, following the initial public offering (IPO) of a state-owned w
13 Mar 2012 - 15:54 by Local Press Report
PHNOM PENH (Phnom Penh Post (Cambodia)) — The long awaited first security listing on the Cambodian Securities Exchange became a reality on February 23 with the Security Exchange Commission of Cambodia’s “in principle” approval of Phnom P
21 Feb 2012 - 23:41 by Local Press Report
PHNOM PENH (Phnom Penh Post (Cambodia)) — Five primary schools in Ratanakkiri province are set to receive water and sanitation facilities following donations by Moët Hennessy Asia Pacific and development efforts from Plan International Cam
16 Aug 2011 - 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Bangkok, thailand — A site visit conducted at the end of July of the proposed Xayaburi Dam in Laos shows construction of the dam’s access road and work camp is moving forward, despite reports from the Laotian govern
19 Jul 2011 - 09:52 by Local Press Report
PHNOM PENH (Straits Times (Singapore)) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) plans to invest some $500 million USD in soft loans over the next three years for infrastructure and agriculture projects in Cambodia.