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  1. US Official Accuses China Of Manipulating Mekong River Flow, Harming Tens Of Millions

    15 Sep 2020- 09:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States A senior United States official has said that Chinese control of dams along the upper Mekong River has “harmed the livelihood of tens of millions of people in Southeast Asian communi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  2. China PM Pledges Improved Mekong River Water Data Sharing

    24 Aug 2020- 23:42 by Staff- Water Diplomat Bangkok, Thailand The Prime Minister of China has said that his country is willing to share more Mekong River water data with fellow members of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) organisation which consists of ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  3. Mekong River Commission Warns Of Continuing Low Flow, Potential Impacts

    11 Aug 2020- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENTIANE, Laos A newly released Situation Report from the Mekong River Commission (MRC) calls for improved data sharing among the riparian nations. “We call on the six Mekong countries to increase data and in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2020 - 08:42

  4. Mekong River Commission Social Media Initiative

    25 Mar 2020- 09:10 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Phnom Penh Post The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has launched a social media competition that calls on users to share messages that can inspire people to do more to protect rivers. The campaign, entitle ...

    Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 09:10

  5. Mekong Neighbours Challenge Laos Over Luang Prabang Dam Data

    11 Feb 2020- 10:20 by Staff- Water Diplomat LUANG PRABANG, Laos The government of Laos has been challenged by neighbouring countries and NGOs about provision of data around environmental assessmnet of the Luang Prabang dam in the lower Mekong. At a 6 Febr ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:50

  6. US Secretary Of State Wades Into Mekong

    4 Aug 2019- 09:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat PHNOM PENH, Cambodia US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has criticized China's dam-building programme on the Mekong River, saying that construction has left the crucial waterway at its lowest level in a decad ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/27/2019 - 09:06

  7. Commission Seeks Durable Solutions To Mekong River Challenges

    25 May 2019- 07:00 by OOSKAnews Info BANGKOK, Thailand The Mekong River Commission (MRC) held its 7th Regional Stakeholder Forum in Bangkok the week of May 20. The multi-stakeholder group focused on the achievements and lessons learned in cooperating on c ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 05/25/2019 - 07:00

  8. Mekong River Commission Declares New Commitment To Flood, Drought Management

    27 Apr 2019- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VUAN TAU CITY, Viet Nam The Mekong River Commission (MRC) this week announced new measures to address regional flood and drought conditions and set new internal operation and control policies. Of significance ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/27/2019 - 10:26

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. Mekong River Commission: Provincial Cooperation Discussed

    2 Nov 2017- 08:41 by Local Press Report CAO LANH Mekong River Commission Joint research and training, hydro-meteorological data exchange and new bilateral working groups between border provinces of Cambodia and Viet Nam are some of the ideas water special ...

    Local Press Report - 11/02/2017 - 08:41

  12. Laos Seeks Permission to Build Another Hydropower Dam on the Mekong

    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 Hyd ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/09/2016 - 12:28

  13. Thai Government Admits It Cannot Regulate Laos' Dam Project

    25 Jul 2016- 10:05 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The National The Water Resources Department has admitted it is beyond the Thai government’s power to challenge the Pak Beng Dam project in Laos and the only way to review the project is through the Mekong R ...

    Local Press Report - 07/25/2016 - 10:05

  14. MRC Says It Has No Authority to Stop Trans-Boundary Mekong River Projects

    16 Jun 2016- 08:20 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation The Mekong River Commission (MRC) does not have the authority to stop projects even if they have transboundary effects, delegates to the fourth Green Mekong Forum said on Monday, while the Thai I ...

    Local Press Report - 06/16/2016 - 08:20

  15. Vietnam Will Suffer Most From Thailand's Diversion of Mekong Water: Expert

    15 Feb 2016- 09:32 by Local Press Report HANOI Vietnam.Net Bridge Bangkok Post on January 29 quoted the spokesman of the Royal Irrigation Department (RID) as saying that Thailand has diverted water from the Mekong River to pump to drought-stricken areas i ...

    Local Press Report - 02/15/2016 - 09:32

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