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  1. Cambodia Sekong River Dams Raise Environmental Concerns

    9 Jun 2008- 20:58 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Mekong Times (Cambodia) Cambodia's NGO Forum is calling on developers to closely monitor the environmental effects of projects to build a series of dams on the Sekong River Basin in southern Laos. &q ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 08:00

  2. ADB, Australia Give Laos $1 Million USD for Mekong Water Management

    12 May 2008- 22:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent vientiane, laos — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Australian government will provide a $1 million USD grant to the country to help it develop the capability to manage the water and environmental resou ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 14:00

  3. Mekong Countries Gather in Laotian Capital

    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 Gre ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 14:00

  4. Thai Ministry Seeks $32 Million USD for Khong River Diversion Study

    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 Lao ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 13:00

  5. Laos: UNICEF Work to Secure Drinking Water, Sanitation

    5 Feb 2008- 18:41 by Local Press Report vientiane, laos UNICEF — The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is working with the Lao Ministry of Health, the World Health Organization and the Asian Development Bank to secure safe water and sanitation ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 13:00

  6. ADB Project Takes Care of Those Displaced by Nam Theun 2 Project in Laos

    1 Oct 2007- 20:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent laos, NAKAI — An Asian Development Bank (ADB)- funded hydropower project in Laos also aims to improve the living standards of people displaced by the project. TheABD is lending $120 million USD for the Nam Theu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 13:00

  7. Laos: Nam Theun II Protection Measures to Become Standard

    10 Sep 2007- 23:24 by Local Press Report vientiane, laos, HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam Thanh Nien News (Vietnam) — The social and environmental protection measures used during construction of the Nam Theun II hydropower project will be the standard for futur ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 14:00

  8. Laos: Vientiane Seeks to End Meter Thefts

    10 Sep 2007- 23:24 by Local Press Report Malaysia, vientiane, laos, KUALA LUMPUR The Star (Malaysia) — The Vientiane Water Supply Enterprise is replacing existing water meters with new plastic ones, in hopes of preventing meters thefts, according to the c ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 14:00

  9. Laos: Mekong River Commission Discusses New Programs

    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. Participants discussed the com ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 14:00

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