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  • 4 Mar 2018- 11:02 by Local Press Report CHIANG RAI Chiang Rai Times The representatives of six Mekong nations formulated guidelines at an academic conference in Chiang Rai on how to share information and technology to jointly manage the transnational river this week. The approach focuses on
  • 14 Jan 2018- 22:47 by Local Press Report HONG KONG, China South China Morning Post The Lancang-Mekong agreement stipulates that parties should refrain from unilateral activities which imperil the rights and developmental interests of neighbours and undermine the area’s ecological sustainability.
  • 12 Jun 2017- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited the Aral Sea, June 10 – once the world's fourth largest inland sea, that has now shrunk to about a quarter of its original size due to human mismanagement –
  • 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
  • 29 Aug 2016- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENTIANE, Laos Laos has inaugurated construction work on the 260-megawatt Don Sahong hydropower project on the Mekong River this month, Lao news agency KPL reported last week. Laos had announced plans to start construction of the $720 million USD, 260
  • 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
  • 23 Mar 2016- 11:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANYA, China China and fellow Mekong riparians on March 23rd signed the “Sanya Declaration,” which aims to set the tone for future cooperation to enhance economic ties and increase security in the region. The declaration came on the first day of the
  • 15 Mar 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENTIANE, Laos Laos will work to ensure that its downstream neighbors do not suffer negative impacts as a result of the Don Sahong hydropower project, a top Lao political official told Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen over the weekend. During a meeting
  • 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
  • 13 Jan 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand The Thai government is considering diverting water from rivers located along the country’s borders as part of its effort to combat the effects of ongoing drought. Speaking after a meeting of the National Water Board on January 11 th,
  • 7 Jan 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand’s Administrative Court in late December dismissed a lawsuit filed in 2012 by Chiang Rai villagers who alleged that government agencies had acted illegally in signing an agreement to purchase power from Laos’ contentious
  • 16 Nov 2015- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AN GIANG, Vietnam More than 6,400 residents of Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia last week signed a statement expressing their continued concerns about Laos’ planned Don Sahong Dam project on the Mekong River. Among the issues detailed in the statement,
  • 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

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