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  1. “Imperfect” Regulatory Body Has Mekong River Basin’s Interests at Heart

    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

  2. Mekong River Commission Is Essential But Insufficient: Report

    10 Oct 2014- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHIANG RAI, Thailand The Mekong River Commission (MRC), an intergovernmental body created by Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam in 1995 to promote cooperation and equitable use of the Mekong River, is “essen ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2014 - 10:40

  3. ADB, AusAID Announce $87 Million Mekong Flood Package

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) last week announced an $87.39 million USD loan and grant package to Laos and Vietnam for flood and disaster management in the Greater Mekong Subregion. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2012 - 10:17

  4. Myanmar, Thailand Collaborate to Fight Malaria, Dengue

    Myanmar and Thai health authorities are cooperating on efforts to contain the spread of malaria and dengue fever along the two countries' border after a severe outbreak of the two diseases was detected. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/09/2012 - 09:24

  5. Statkraft Gives Norwegian Church Aid Funds for Hydropower in Laos

    23 Aug 2011- 10:17 by Local Press Report OSLO Statkraft (Press Release) Statkraft, a leading European renewable energy firm, awarded some $277,000 USD to Norwegian Church Aid for two projects. The first is for development and operation of small-scale hydr ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:47

  6. Chinese Companies Eye Indian Water, Wastewater Markets

    22 Mar 2011- 19:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India A number of Chinese and other Asian companies are showing interest in the Indian market for water and wastewater treatment, from supply of technology for wastewater treatment to desalination to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 16:37