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  1. Karen Opposition Groups Warn of Brewing Conflict Over Myanmar’s Hatgyi Dam

    11 Mar 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YANGON, Myanmar Local Karen communities are voicing opposition to the Myanmar government’s planned $2.6 billion USD, 1,360-megawatt Hatgyi hydropower project on the Salween River in Kayin (Karen) State, an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/11/2014 - 10:22

  2. Thailand's Ministry to Raise Up to $1.5 Billion in Global Bonds for Water, Rail Projects in 2014

    13 Sep 2013- 10:15 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation (Thailand) The Ministry of Finance's Public Debt Management Office (PDMO) will raise US$1.1 billion to $1.5 billion (Bt35 billion to Bt47.5 billion) for rail and water-system projects ...

    Local Press Report - 09/13/2013 - 10:15

  3. Thai Minister: Japanese Businesses Confident About Thailand’s Long-Term Water Management Plans

    Japanese businesses operating in Thailand retain confidence in the country’s long-term water management plan, and the government is planning additional infrastructure development to further bolster that confidence, Thai Industry Minister Prasert ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  4. Vietnam, Cambodia, Donors Challenge Laos’ Mekong Dam Plans

    During the 19th Mekong River Commission Council meeting last week in Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and other participants challenged Laos’ efforts to construct the controversial $3.5 billion USD Xayaburi Dam, the first of a planned 11 dams along the Lower ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  5. Korean Businesses Bid for Thai Water Management Contract

    Korean businesses may well get a chance to participate in a $13 billion USD water management project in flood-prone Thailand, Cheong Wa Dae officials said November 12. ...

    Local Press Report - 11/13/2012 - 09:47

  6. Laos to Start Controversial Xayaburi Dam; Thailand Approves, WWF Warns of “Grave Danger”

    On the same day that Thailand’s government come out in support of Laos’ decision to immediately begin construction of the controversial Xayaburi Dam on the Lower Mekong River, international environmental NGO WWF issued a warning that construction puts ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  7. Seven Companies Shortlisted for Thailand's $11 Billion Flood Prevention Project

    The Thai government has shortlisted seven companies to submit proposals to design and construct flood prevention projects under a $11 billion mega project. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/24/2012 - 10:32

  8. Monsoon Rains Inundate Northern Thailand

    Residents of northern Thailand are on alert after Lampang and Phrae Provinces were hit by flash floods last week. Water levels from the Ping River in Chiang Mai Province has continued to rise, prompting local communities on the riverside to stay on 24 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2012 - 11:19

  9. Call For Governments to Make Flood Management a Priority

    Public safety and security organization AGT International has called on governments around the world to give a higher priority to flood management in order to enhance water security and save lives. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:14

  10. Laos Delays Xayaburi Dam, But Allows Sitework, Resettlements to Continue

    Laotian Foreign Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has announced that construction of the controversial Xayaburi Dam has been supended, pending completion of further environmental studies. But the government still plans to let the dam’s builder, Thai builder Ch ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2012 - 11:12

  11. South Korea Seeks Contract for Flood Prevention in Thailand

    South Korea is preparing to bid for a contract for a comprehensive water management project covering 25 rivers in Thailand. The project aims to prevent floods like the ones that devastated Thailand last year. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/12/2012 - 11:30

  12. Thai Government Streamlines Water, Flood Management

    10 Jul 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, thailand Thailand's Cabinet last week took steps to streamline the country’s water management. The Cabinet approved a single point of command for water management and flood prevention nationwide, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/10/2012 - 10:40

  13. New Protests Against Divisive Xayaburi Dam

    Cambodian villagers protested on June 29 against a divisive hydropower dam in Laos that campaigners say is being built in defiance of a pledge to first gauge its possible harmful impact on millions of people. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2012 - 10:19

  14. Thailand Takes Steps to Bolster Water Management Plan

    19 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, thailand Thailand last week took steps toward implementing its national plan for water management. The Thai Cabinet on June 12 gave in-principle approval for draft Terms of Reference that will ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/19/2012 - 10:06

  15. Thai Government Setting Up Water, Flood Management Center

    Full Story- The Thai government is preparing to set up a center for the efficient management of water and flood information. ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:22

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