Mekong River Commission
30 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
dhaka, Bangladesh — Indian and Bangladeshi experts will meet in late August to assess the impacts India’s Tipaimukh multipurpose dam project would have in Bangladesh.
25 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Vietnam, HANOI — 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.
15 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
vientiane, laos — Dams constructed on Mekong River tributaries in Laos are poorly designed, leading to erratic water flow that harms the river’s environment, according to a Lao scientist who analyzes dams in the h
8 Mar 2010 - 20:57 by Local Press Report
vientiane, laos (Vietnam News) — The current water level on the Mekong River is significantly below average in northern Laos and Thailand, the Mekong River Commission (MRC) said. "All mainstream water levels
1 Mar 2010 - 20:57 by Local Press Report
Bangkok, thailand (The Nation (Thailand)) — Thailand will press the Mekong River Commission to negotiate with China to release more water from its dams on the Mekong, as downstream countries grapple with drought. Permanent Secretary for
14 Dec 2009 - 20:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — Participants at the development cooperation forum Mekong 2009 highlighted future cooperation in enhancing the use of water and land resources, tapping the potential of hydropower,
3 Aug 2009 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
vientiane, laos — I he Mekong River Commission announced on July 30 its intention to cooperate with the Mississippi River Commission on a variety of water problems that plague both river basins.
8 Jun 2009 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
vientiane, laos (SGGP (Vietnam)) — The Mekong River Commission is urging caution on dam projects on the river. The warning comes as a broad assessment of Mekong hydropower development got under way last week.
27 Oct 2008 - 23:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is preparing to start work on a water and sanitation project to benefit Mekong River communities in Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam.
31 Mar 2008 - 21:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
vientiane, laos — — The prime ministers of China, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar, as well as representatives of the Asian Development Bank, gathered in the Laotian capital Monday for the third Greater
24 Mar 2008 - 21:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Bangkok, thailand — — Wang Rom Klao reservoir in Uthai Thani is holding only 100,000 cubic meters of its 32 million cubic meter capacity, posing a threat to irrigation in northern Thailand, according to
11 Mar 2008 - 19:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Bangkok, thailand — — The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry plans to ask the government for some $32 million USD to study the feasibility of diverting water from the Khong River and Nam Ngeum Dam in
19 Feb 2008 - 19:07 by Local Press Report
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (Xinhua (China)) — — Cambodia will host the Mekong River Commission's 6th Annual Mekong Flood Forum in May, the commission announced.
The forum will take place in Phnom Penh on May 27-28.
12 Feb 2008 - 19:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Bangkok, thailand — — In response to chronic water shortages in northeastern Thailand, Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej's government has announced a plan to reroute Mekong River water into the water-scarce northeast.
3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
vientiane, laos — — Representatives from the Mekong River basin countries gathered in the Laotian capital for the 26th meeting of the Mekong River Commission's Joint Committee.