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  1. Thailand Minister Says China Will Not Blow Up Mekong River Islets

    11 Mar 2019- 05:59 by Local Press Report BANGKOK South China Morning Post China has agreed to drop a plan to clear rocky outcrops and islets in the upper reaches of the Mekong River over deep concerns from downstream countries, Thai Foreign Minister Don P ...

    Local Press Report - 03/11/2019 - 05:59

  2. Climate Change Threatens Loss of Two-thirds Of Hindu Kush Himalaya Glaciers, 1.65 Billion People Live In Downstream Valleys

    5 Feb 2019- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal A new report commissioned by the eight countries in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan, warns that current levels ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2019 - 12:37

  3. Thailand Issues Evacuation Instructions As Mekong Rises

    1 Aug 2018- 09:35 by Local Press Report BANGKOK China.org Thai Interior Minister Anupong Paochinda on Tuesday night instructed governors of all northern provinces to prepare evacuation of residents as water level in the Mekong River continues to rise. &qu ...

    Local Press Report - 08/01/2018 - 09:35

  4. OOSKAnews Voices- Stuart Orr, WWF: Unprecedented Wave Of New Dams Could Spell Disaster Far Beyond Laos

    27 Jul 2018- 08:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, SWITZERLAND OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest "opinion columns" written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. Stuart Orr, Leader of WWF’s Freshwa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2018 - 10:03

  5. Laos: Several Dead, Hundreds Missing, Thousands Homeless After Mekong Dam Collapse

    24 Jul 2018- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENTIANE, Laos Updated: July 26 The July 23 collapse of a hydroelectric dam in southeastern Laos left at least 27 people dead, more than 130 missing missing and thousands homeless according to state media. La ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2018 - 08:03

  6. IUCN And Conservation International Concerned About Mekong Tributaries

    11 May 2018- 13:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Conservation International, in collaboration with the Cambodia National Mekong Committee, disseminated a report May 10 on the Fres ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  7. Praise For New Mekong River Commission Declaration

    6 Apr 2018- 08:03 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH The Phnom Penh Post In the face of the dire predicted consequences of planned development on the Mekong River basin, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and the leaders of Vietnam, Laos and Thailand jointly ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2018 - 08:03

  8. Thailand Civic Group Seeks Help from Chinese Conservation Group Re: Mekong Dam Projects

    6 Mar 2018- 09:00 by Local Press Report CHIANG RAI Bangkok Post Local civic groups will seek help from Friends of Nature (FON), a renowned conservation group in China, for its campaign against dam projects on the Mekong River. Rak Chiang Khong, local cons ...

    Local Press Report - 03/06/2018 - 09:00

  9. Mekong Nations Agree to Share River Flow Information

    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 rive ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2018 - 11:02

  10. China’s Stoppage of Water at Yunnan Dam Affecting Shipping on Mekong in Chiang Rai

    26 Feb 2018- 13:39 by Local Press Report CHIANG RAI Chiang Rai Times China has stopped discharging water from Yunnan Dam into the Mekong River, affecting boat services on the Mekong River in Chiang Rai Province. The Mekong River which runs through China’s ...

    Local Press Report - 02/26/2018 - 13:39

  11. Call For More Proactive Diplomacy in Mekong Disputes

    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 underm ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2018 - 22:47

  12. China Discharge Causes Dramatic Rise in Mekong, After Only "Emergency Notification"

    2 Nov 2017- 10:48 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation The Mekong rose dramatically yesterday (Wednesday) when China discharged a huge amount of water into Southeast Asia’s longest river. Chinese authorities made sure to give downstream countries adva ...

    Local Press Report - 11/02/2017 - 10:48

  13. Mekong River Flows Threatened by Dam Construction

    26 Oct 2017- 10:39 by Local Press Report YANGON The Myanmar Times Thanapon Piman, research fellow at the Stockholm Environment Institute, has reported that the Mekong River’s flows have been greatly modified due to the large dam construction that has affe ...

    Local Press Report - 10/26/2017 - 10:39

  14. Guterres Urges Lessons from Aral Sea, Warns of Climate-Related Disputes, Stresses Water Diplomacy

    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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/12/2017 - 10:43

  15. Thai Agencies Face Legal Dispute over Pak Beng Dam

    12 Jun 2017- 09:34 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation Citizens from eight Thai provinces along the Mekong River are suing state agencies because they claim there was inadequate public participation in planning for the Pak Beng hydropower dam, which ...

    Local Press Report - 06/12/2017 - 09:34

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