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  • 13 Oct 2015- 08:38 by Local Press Report HANOI Tuoi Tre News The water level upstream of the Hong (Red) River in northern Vietnam started rising fast Sunday morning and some areas became flooded, as China had released a large amount of water from the reservoirs of its hydropower plants. Climate
  • If the hydropower projects planned within the Mekong River basin are completed, they will accumulate as much as 16 percent of the river’s water volume, or 475 billion cubic meters a year, according to Dr. Chu Thai Hoanh of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI).
  • Global consulting and engineering firm Pöyry’s energy business group has won the technical consulting contract for the Laotian government’s controversial $3.5 billion USD Xayaburi hydropower.  The company did not disclose how much it was being paid over the course of the eight-year contract.
  • The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) last week announced an $87.39 million USD loan and grant package to Laos and Vietnam for flood and disaster management in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
  • 31 Oct 2012- 08:42 by Local Press Report HANOI Viet Nam News More than $2.84 billion USD has been earmarked to fund measures to control flooding and provide water drainage and supply to cities and provinces around the Hong (Red) River Delta during the period of 2012-20 under a decision made by