Mekong

Search results

Displaying 1 - 10 of 58

  1. ADB Considers Backing Laos Mekong Dam

    ...

    Local Press Report - 10/26/2012 - 10:02

  2. Mekong River's Largest Hydropower Plant Begins Operations

    ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2012 - 11:58

  3. Laos Denies Starting Second Mekong Dam

    The Laos government on September 4 denied it had started building a second dam on the Mekong River, according to a Radio Free Asia report. The denial was in response to international conservation pressure group International Rivers’ report last week that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/06/2012 - 11:02

  4. Xayaburi and Subsequent Mekong Dams Could Deprive Millions of Protein

    Hydropower dams planned for the lower mainstem of the Mekong River could decimate fish populations and with them the primary source of protein for 60 million people, according to a new study by international conservation organization WWF and the ...

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

  5. Vietnam, World Bank to Upgrade Urban Infrastructure in Mekong Delta

    3 Jul 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Vietnam, HANOI The Vietnamese Ministry of Construction and the World Bank last week announced a $398 million USD project to upgrade infrastructure in urban areas in the Mekong Delta region. The World Bank has ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/17/2013 - 18:33

  6. Laos Promises Cooperation With Mekong Neighbors, But Continues With Controversial Dam

    Laos has promised to work closely with other countries on sustainable use of the Mekong River as a water resource, with special attention to environmental impacts. The pledge came at a meeting in Hanoi last week between high-level officials from Vietnam ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/25/2012 - 10:16

  7. Japan Commits $7.5 Billion USD to Mekong Region by 2015

    1 May 2012- 14:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Japan will commit some $7.5 billion USD in official development assistance to countries in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region in 2013-2015 to support their efforts to meet the UN Millennium Development ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2013 - 19:51

  8. Vietnam Authorities Brand Mekong Branch “a Sewer”

    29 Feb 2012- 07:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam The Tien River that runs through Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is severely polluted by human and industrial waste, authorities said. Some pollutants exceed the maximum permissible limits by ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:28

  9. DHV Consortium Wins Consultancy Contract for Mekong Delta Plan

    31 Jan 2012- 10:25 by Local Press Report HANOI Dredging Today A consortium led by consultancy and engineering firm DHV won a consulting contract for the Mekong Delta Plan. Other consortium members include Royal Haskoning, Wageningen University & ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 17:35

  10. Japan, Mekong Nations to Boost Cooperation

    29 Nov 2011- 13:55 by Local Press Report NUSA DUA Mainichi (Japan) Leaders of Japan and the Mekong basin countries-- Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam-- agreed to look into new areas of cooperation and update their three-year action plan. In a ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:35

  11. Thai Government Approves Plan to Import Food, Water

    1 Nov 2011- 10:19 by Local Press Report Bangkok Thai News Agency The Thai government has approved a plan to import food and drinking water in an effort to alleviate shortages in the wake of recent severe floods, according to Thai Permanent-Secretary for ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:39

  12. Concern Grows Over Possibility of Mekong Conflicts Over Dams

    Regional water experts are concerned over the possibility of increased water conflicts in the Mekong region as a result of hydropower development.  ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:50

  13. Mekong Countries to Meet Over Laotian Dam Project

    19 Apr 2011- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, thailand With Southeast Asian countries proposing construction of a dozen dams on the Mekong River in the coming years, the Mekong River Commission has scheduled a meeting this week (April 19) to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:32

  14. NGOs Urge Mekong Governments to Abort Xayaburi Dam Project

    29 Mar 2011- 13:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, thailand Two hundred and sixty-three non-governmental organizations from 51 countries have submitted a letter urging the prime ministers of Laos and Thailand to scrap the proposed Xayaburi Dam on the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 15:07

  15. Mekong River Basin Could Face Shortages in Next Decade

    29 Mar 2011- 13:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Vietnam, HANOI Southeast Asia should expect greater challenges and reduced water resource quality, including water shortages along the Mekong River Basin, within the next decade, according to experts ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 15:07

Pages