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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Sustainable Development In Vietnam Offers $45 Billion USD Private Sector Investment Opportunity

    10 Feb 2020- 06:34 by Local Press Report HÀ NỘI Viet Nam News Việt Nam presented a US$45 billion opportunity for the private sector to invest in sustainable development to help achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, acco ...

    Local Press Report - 02/10/2020 - 06:34

  5. 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

  6. Oil Dumping Contaminates Hanoi Tapwater

    17 Oct 2019- 07:49 by Local Press Report HANOI Vn Express International Days after many Hanoians had their tap water turn smelly, the culprit’s been identified- used oil dumped into a water source. The reason for a burned and pungent smell detected in the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/17/2019 - 07:49

  7. Hanoi Seeks Investment In Water Supply Systems

    9 Sep 2019- 05:39 by Local Press Report HANOI Saigon Online Hanoi has been appealing [for] investment in water-related projects, said Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung at a working session on fresh water supply on September 6. The capi ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2019 - 05:39

  8. 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

  9. Japanese Technology Deployed To Clean Hanoi's To Lich River

    23 May 2019- 11:08 by Local Press Report HANOI VN Express International Hanoi authorities on Thursday began a project to clean a section of the capital's infamous To Lich River. They have installed nanotechnology equipment in a 300-meter section of t ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2019 - 11:08

  10. Hanoi Considers Sustainable Flood Protection Plans

    23 May 2019- 11:16 by Local Press Report HANOI UrbanLand The CallisonRTKL planning and urban design team with Arcadis socioeconomic, water, environmental, and infrastructure teams developed a strategic urban waterfront assessment of the Red River in Hanoi ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2019 - 11:16

  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. United States To Start Cleaning Up Agent Orange Contamination At Vietnam Air Base

    23 Apr 2019- 11:57 by Local Press Report HO CHI MINH CITY The Saigon Times The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Vietnam’s Air Defense and Air Force Command launched a dioxin remediation project at Bien Hoa Airport – a former ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2019 - 11:57

  13. World Bank Debars Vietnam State-owned Water Company For Fraud

    28 Mar 2019- 14:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Vietnam Water and Environment Investment Corporation JSC (VIWASEEN) has been "debarred" by the World Bank (WB) for fraud with respect to the World Bank-financed Mekong De ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/28/2019 - 17:10

  14. Water Shortage Hits Vietnam Coffee Market

    15 Mar 2019- 11:53 by Local Press Report HANOI The Business Times Vietnam coffee prices fell this week amid weakness in global robusta, as local farmers continued to face water shortage, while Indonesia witnessed supply build up and muted trade. Drought h ...

    Local Press Report - 03/21/2019 - 09:37

  15. Vietnam Company Will Spend $432 Million USD To Build Wastewater Treatment Plants

    28 Jan 2019- 09:35 by Local Press Report HANOI The Leader In the next three years, Hang Huu Huynh Waste Water Treatment Joint Stock Company, owned by entrepreneur Huynh Uy Dung, will pour about $432 million to build 100 wastewater treatment plants in envi ...

    Local Press Report - 01/28/2019 - 09:35