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15 Nov 2016- 07:57 by Local Press Report CHIANG RAI Chiang Rai Times As the Mekong region faces intensifying challenges from developments needed by its riparian countries including Laos’ latest mega-project, the Pak Beng Dam, the Mekong River Commission ...
Local Press Report - 11/15/2016 - 07:57
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
17 Oct 2016- 07:38 by Local Press Report VIENTIANE Newsgram The Lao government ordered a factory in the capital that recycles 80 tons of spent beer malt per day to shut down after its owners failed to control pollution from the process. Corporate Risk Pol ...
Local Press Report - 10/17/2016 - 07:38
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
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
12 Apr 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China announced on April 12th that it will release more water from the Jinghong hydropower dam in Yunnan province to alleviate the effects of drought in downstream Mekong countries Cambodia, Lao ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/12/2016 - 10:53
23 Mar 2016- 11:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANYA, China China and fellow Mekong riparians on March 23rd signed the “Sanya Declaration,” which aims to set the tone for future cooperation to enhance economic ties and increase security in the region. The ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/23/2016 - 11:53
23 Mar 2016- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The poorest people in the world are paying the most for water, according to a report released on World Water Day (March 22nd) by international charity WaterAid. “It is often assumed that ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/23/2016 - 10:38
9 Feb 2016- 11:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Environmental and civil society groups in the lower Mekong region are calling on the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to address Laos’ Don Sahong hydropower project ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/09/2016 - 11:51