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  1. Mekong River Commission Warns Of Continuing Low Flow, Potential Impacts

    11 Aug 2020- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENTIANE, Laos A newly released Situation Report from the Mekong River Commission (MRC) calls for improved data sharing among the riparian nations. “We call on the six Mekong countries to increase data and in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2020 - 08:42

  2. New Cambodia Megacity Threatens Wetlands, Livelihoods

    29 Jul 2020- 08:08 by Staff- Water Diplomat PHNOM PENH, Cambodia More than a million people across Phnom Penh, Cambodia, face the risk of increased flooding according to a July 2020 human rights and social impact assessment of development of the 2,500 hec ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:53

  3. Mekong River Commission Calls For Water Flow Transparency From China

    17 Jun 2020- 09:22 by Staff- Water Diplomat VIENTIANE, Laos The Mekong River Commission’s (MRC) annual report, published 16 June, includes a noteworthy statement calling for increased transparency from China over upstream dam operations on the river. The ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:18

  4. Phnom Penh Considers Flooding Alleviation Alternatives

    17 Jun 2020- 06:54 by Local Press Report Phnom Penh The Phnom Penh Post City planners are studying flood solutions for some areas of the capital that flood during heavy rains. Environmentalists said the reason behind flooding in some areas is due to the r ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2020 - 06:54

  5. EU Funding Will Improve Phnom Penh Drinking Water Quality

    25 May 2020- 10:03 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH European Investment Bank The European Investment Bank secured a EUR 12.7 million grant from the European Union for the construction of the Bakheng Water Treatment Plant and 500km of water distribution ne ...

    Local Press Report - 05/25/2020 - 10:03

  6. Did China Mekong Water Hoarding Exacerbate 2019 Drought?

    15 Apr 2020- 11:12 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States Actions by China have been described as compounding a 2019 Mekong River drought that had severe impacts on livelihoods in downstream nations. China is accused in an April 2020 US gov ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 06:52

  7. Nations Of Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Mechanism Pledge Enhanced Water Resources Collaboration

    31 Mar 2020- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The six countries of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Mechanism (China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam) have committed to further enhancement of water resource cooperation, m ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/31/2020 - 11:27

  8. Mekong River Commission Social Media Initiative

    25 Mar 2020- 09:10 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Phnom Penh Post The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has launched a social media competition that calls on users to share messages that can inspire people to do more to protect rivers. The campaign, entitle ...

    Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 09:10

  9. Cambodia Announces Ten Year Moratorium On New Mekong Dams

    26 Mar 2020- 12:16 by Staff- Water Diplomat PHNOM PENH, Cambodia The government of Cambodia has announced that the country will not develop new hydropower dams on the Mekong River for the next 10 years, putting two planned dams at Sambor and Stung Treng o ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:55

  10. Vietnam Drought: State Of Emergency Declared In Five Mekong Delta Provinces

    15 Mar 2020- 07:28 by Staff- Water Diplomat HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam The government of Vietnam declared a state of emergency last week in five Mekong Delta provinces in response to prolonged drought which has led to a build-up of salinity, threatening yi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:55

  11. China Will Release Mekong Water To Support Drought-stricken Neighbors

    24 Feb 2020- 06:31 by Local Press Report VIENTIENE Reuters China on Thursday said it was helping its downstream neighbors cope with a prolonged drought by releasing more water from its dams on the Mekong River, adding it would consider sharing information ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 14:22

  12. Mekong Neighbours Challenge Laos Over Luang Prabang Dam Data

    11 Feb 2020- 10:20 by Staff- Water Diplomat LUANG PRABANG, Laos The government of Laos has been challenged by neighbouring countries and NGOs about provision of data around environmental assessmnet of the Luang Prabang dam in the lower Mekong. At a 6 Febr ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:50

  13. Cambodia Seeks Japanese Investment For Clean Water Supply

    23 Jan 2020- 06:50 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Khmer Times Japanese firms have been asked to invest in building clean water facilities and supplying clean water-related equipment to Cambodia in line with government sanitation policy. Innovation, Infr ...

    Local Press Report - 01/23/2020 - 06:50

  14. Lower Mekong Countries Face Extreme Drought In 2020.

    30 Nov 2019- 09:44 by Staff- Water Diplomat VIANTIANE, Laos The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has warned that with the late onset and early departure of the monsoon, countries in the lower Mekong region can anticipate extreme drought through January 2020. ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 10:07

  15. Cambodia Lake Threatened By Mekong Crisis

    18 Aug 2019- 06:19 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Asia Sentinel In July the Mekong River, the precious lifeline for four Southeast Asian countries and China’s Yunnan Province, fell to its lowest levels in 100 years, the victim of increasing climate chan ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2019 - 06:19

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