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  1. 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

  2. Cambodia Announces Ten Year Moratorium On New Mekong Dams

    26 Mar 2020- 12:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent 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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/26/2020 - 12:16

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

    15 Mar 2020- 07:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent 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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2020 - 07:28

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. US Secretary Of State Wades Into Mekong

    4 Aug 2019- 09:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat PHNOM PENH, Cambodia US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has criticized China's dam-building programme on the Mekong River, saying that construction has left the crucial waterway at its lowest level in a decad ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/27/2019 - 09:06

  10. Commission Seeks Durable Solutions To Mekong River Challenges

    25 May 2019- 07:00 by OOSKAnews Info BANGKOK, Thailand The Mekong River Commission (MRC) held its 7th Regional Stakeholder Forum in Bangkok the week of May 20. The multi-stakeholder group focused on the achievements and lessons learned in cooperating on c ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 05/25/2019 - 07:00

  11. Mekong River Commission Declares New Commitment To Flood, Drought Management

    27 Apr 2019- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VUAN TAU CITY, Viet Nam The Mekong River Commission (MRC) this week announced new measures to address regional flood and drought conditions and set new internal operation and control policies. Of significance ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/27/2019 - 10:26

  12. Cambodia Prepares For Water Shortages

    19 Feb 2019- 06:44 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Phnom Penh Post As the dry season takes hold, the government is preparing to tackle a water shortage in six provinces, according to a senior official at the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology. “ ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2019 - 06:44

  13. Phnom Penh Municipality Will Construct Three New Water, Sewage Facilities

    18 Feb 2019- 08:07 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Cambodia Constructors Association Phnom Penh Municipality is planning to construct two new underground water reservoirs and a new sewage line to help ease flooding as part of implementing the city’s deve ...

    Local Press Report - 02/18/2019 - 08:08

  14. Cambodia Government Warns Of El Nino Drought Consequences

    18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH The Phnom Penh Post The government on Thursday issued a statement raising concerns of a drought, as El Nino threatens to cast a prolonged dry spell when it hits the Kingdom in April and May. Temperatures ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2019 - 11:08

  15. Cambodia Province Invests In Drainage Systems, Filtration Stations

    15 Jan 2019- 07:13 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH The Phnom Penh Post Some $190 million will be spent to construct filtration stations in Preah Sihanouk province to address the problem of dirty water flowing into the sea. However, the director-general o ...

    Local Press Report - 01/15/2019 - 07:13

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