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  1. Low Mekong Levels Raise Toxic Algae Risk

    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

  2. Thailand PM Hails Success Of Water Management Investment Program

    23 Jun 2019- 08:07 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Bangkok Post The government's "active investment" on water management has been successful in limiting drought damage to local communities and saving people from flooding in the rainy seas ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2019 - 08:07

  3. Asia Pacific Region Unlikely To Hit Any SDG Target By 2030

    3 Jun 2019- 15:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand None of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be met by Asian countries by the 2030 target date, according to a new UN report. The claim came at the launch of a 2019 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/03/2019 - 15:56

  4. Thai PM: New Agency Will Invest in Flood Drainage

    1 Nov 2017- 10:34 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday that the newly established National Water Resources Management Office would decide on important projects such as the construction of the Ban ...

    Local Press Report - 11/01/2017 - 10:34

  5. Mekong Governments, Business and Communities Must Cooperate on River for the Sake of the Economy

    10 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand The economic dependency of the Greater Mekong region on the Mekong River is explored in a report launched today at the 2016 Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food and Energy. The new WWF report ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2016 - 13:14

  6. Thai PM Halts Halts Dam Discharge Until After Harvest

    7 Oct 2016- 11:46 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Thai Visa News Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday ordered irrigation officials not to discharge water from dams into farmlands pending all paddies are harvested by farmers. The order came after h ...

    Local Press Report - 10/07/2016 - 11:46

  7. Thai Deputy PM Assures Current Water Situation Manageable

    29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Thai Visa News Deputy Prime Minister ACM Prajin Juntong has confirmed that the water situation is currently under control while promising due compensation for flood-affected agriculturists. Although precipi ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2016 - 07:14

  8. Laos Inaugurates Don Sahong Dam Construction

    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 star ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/29/2016 - 07:19

  9. Water in Nan Province Contaminated With Toxic Chemicals

    13 Jul 2016- 09:00 by Local Press Report NAN Bangkok Post Water supplies for household use and drinking and stocks of fish across this northern province have been contaminated by agricultural chemicals used excessively in insect and weed control on maize ...

    Local Press Report - 07/13/2016 - 09:00

  10. SIWW 2016: Changing What You Eat Could Protect Groundwater and Save Humanity: Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize Laureate

    12 Jul 2016- 09:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE “Groundwater contamination is the biggest threat to humanity,” Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize Winner and Professor John Cherry stated categorically in his address to delegates at Singapore International Wa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/12/2016 - 09:56

  11. Drought, Saline Intrusion, Fish Deaths Cost Vietnam $680 Million

    2 Jun 2016- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam Ongoing drought, saltwater intrusion and recent mass fish deaths have cost Vietnam some $680 million USD in agricultural and aquaculture losses, the country’s Department of Agricultural Economics ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/02/2016 - 10:37

  12. UN to Provide $48.5 Million to Help Vietnam Cope With Drought, Saline Incursion

    10 May 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam The United Nations has offered assistance to Vietnam in dealing with the effects of severe drought and saline intrusion in the southern and central parts of the country. Following his ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/10/2016 - 16:33

  13. Recognizing World Water Day 2016: Water and Jobs

    22 Mar 2016- 09:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States On World Water Day, OOSKAnews Inc. applauds all of our readers in the water families-- from the pubic and private sectors, academia, financing agencies, NGOs, think tanks, policy a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/27/2017 - 06:41

  14. Human Rights Group Calls on Thai Government to Clean Up Lead-Tainted Water Body

    17 Dec 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand International rights group Human Rights Watch this week called on the government of Thailand to clean up Klity Creek, in the western part of the country. The water body is contaminated with l ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2014 - 13:57

  15. Opponents Warn of Environmental Damage From Laos’ Don Sahong Dam

    5 Dec 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AN GIANG, Vietnam Laos’s controversial Don Sahong Dam has the potential to cause serious ecological damage to the Mekong Delta, participants heard at a Mekong conference held in Vietnam’s An Giang Province this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/05/2014 - 10:18