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  • 24 Aug 2017- 05:57 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Asian Correspondent While the country’s leadership continues to plough scarce resources into internationally condemned missile and nuclear programmes, North Koreans face incredible hardship as sanctions and the worst drought for almost two
  • 9 Nov 2016- 12:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia The government of Laos has submitted a new request to the Mekong River Commission (MRC) secretariat to construct a dam on the Mekong, the MRC said in a statement this week. The Pak Beng Hydropower Project, a run-of-river project
  • 15 Jun 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia During its 32nd session this week, the United Nations Human Rights Council will discuss concerns from people in the region about Laos’s Don Sahong Dam project. The Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council has detailed human
  • 11 May 2016- 08:25 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH IRIN The dry months before the monsoon rains arrive are often tough for Cambodian fishermen and farmers. But with rivers drying up and drinking water running out, conditions have rarely been as bad as they are now. Experts fear that the present
  • 18 Feb 2016- 10:03 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Voice of America Cambodia is beginning to coordinate efforts to respond to climate change, a government official said ahead of high-level talks in California at which the environment is set to be on the agenda. Climate Conflict Corporate Risk
  • 9 Feb 2016- 11:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Environmental and civil society groups in the lower Mekong region are calling on the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to address Laos’ Don Sahong hydropower project during talks with US President Barack Obama
  • 27 Oct 2015- 09:09 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Xinhua Advisor to the Cambodian government Sok Siphanna said Monday that Cambodia fully supported the establishment of the Lancang-Mekong River Dialogue and Cooperation Mechanism. Access Conflict Environment Legislation Policy Regulation
  • 20 Oct 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENTIANE, Laos Laos will send an official delegation to Vietnam and Thailand to inform them that construction is starting on the $720 million USD, 260-megawatt Don Sahong Dam, according to Daovong Phonekeo, director general of the Energy Policy and
  • 7 Oct 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Cambodian Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Hor Namhong on October 6th urged Laos to carry out further studies on the environmental impacts of the $720 million USD, 260-megawatt Don Sahong Dam. During a meeting with visiting
  • 14 Sep 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Cambodian legislators will urge the government to take steps to prevent neighboring Laos from proceeding with its controversial Don Sahong Dam, located on the Mekong River near the border between the two countries. Pol Ham, chairman
  • 10 Sep 2015- 10:09 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Khmer Times When the Lao national assembly last week approved a potentially destructive dam project just 2 kilometers from the border with Cambodia, the surprise announcement was yet another blow to the regional framework designed to protect the
  • 27 Feb 2015- 10:19 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Radio Free Asia Conservation groups have called on Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to press Lao President Choummaly Sayasone to postpone the construction of the much-criticized Don Sahong dam project on the Mekong River in Laos. Choummaly’s
  • 24 Feb 2015- 09:33 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Cambodia Daily Immigration officials put outspoken environmental activist Alex Gonzalez-Davidson on a one-way flight back to Spain last night, only hours after Prime Minister Hun Sen publicly called on the tireless anti-dam campaigner to leave the
  • 19 Feb 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia A Spanish environmental activist who has been a vocal opponent of a controversial dam project in western Cambodia is now facing deportation. In an interview this week with VOA Khmer, Alex Gonzalez-Davidson, who heads environmental
  • 4 Feb 2015- 09:18 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Cambodia Daily In the government’s latest defense of a proposed dam in the heart of the sparsely developed Cardamom Mountains, Prime Minister Hun Sen in a letter downplayed the impact the project would have on the hundreds of ethnic minority

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