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  1. Cambodia Lake Threatened By Mekong Crisis

    18 Aug 2019- 06:19 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Asia Sentinel In July the Mekong River, the precious lifeline for four Southeast Asian countries and China’s Yunnan Province, fell to its lowest levels in 100 years, the victim of increasing climate chan ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2019 - 06:19

  2. Activists Blame Xayaburi Dam For Mekong Basin Crisis

    30 Jul 2019- 06:51 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation Thailand Though dam operator CK Power PCL has strongly denied it is storing water in Laos' Xayaburi Dam’s reservoir and causing an extraordinary reduction of water levels downstream, hydrolo ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2019 - 06:53

  3. Thailand Authorities Address Historically Low Mekong Water Levels

    22 Jul 2019- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand's Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) has admitted that the Thai government can not directly mitigate the recent drop in Mekong River water levels, but looked to the resum ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2019 - 07:19

  4. 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

  5. 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 - 05/05/2019 - 08:11

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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