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26 Mar 2020- 12:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia The government of Cambodia has announced that the country will not develop new hydropower dams on the Mekong River for the next 10 years, putting two planned dams at Sambor and Stung Treng ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/26/2020 - 12:16
15 Mar 2020- 07:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam The government of Vietnam declared a state of emergency last week in five Mekong Delta provinces in response to prolonged drought which has led to a build-up of salinity, threatening ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2020 - 07:28
6 Feb 2020- 06:26 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Straits Times Thailand has spiked Chinese-led plans to open up a key stretch of the Mekong river, in a rare victory for activists fighting to preserve South-east Asia's most important waterway. Beij ...
Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 14:29
11 Jan 2020- 08:39 by Staff- Water Diplomat Bangkok, Thailand Water shortages in Thailand have become increasingly acute even in advance of the hottest season of the year which typically begins in March. The country’s Meteorological Department has warned ...
Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:17
11 Dec 2019- 08:14 by Staff- Water Diplomat VIANTIANE, Laos The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has suggested that receent change in colour of the Mekong River in Thailand and Laos with serious consequences, and called for more data sharing with the China- ...
Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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