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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. United Nations Human Rights Council to Discuss Don Sahong Dam

    15 Jun 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia During its 32nd session this week, the United Nations Human Rights Council will discuss concerns from people in the region about Laos’s Don Sahong Dam project. The Special Procedures of th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/15/2016 - 10:22

  4. Civil Society Groups Want US, ASEAN to Take Up Issue of Laos’ Don Sahong Dam

    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

  5. Cambodia Announces Opposition to Laos’ Mekong Dam

    7 Jan 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia The Cambodian government this week finalized its opposition to Laos’ proposed Don Sahong Dam on the Mekong River. “Everybody strongly opposes the project,” the Phnom Penh Post quoted Fisher ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2015 - 10:41

  6. Opponents of Laotian Dam Ask Malaysian Human Rights Group to Intervene

    21 Oct 2014- 11:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia A coalition of Cambodian, Thai, and US NGOs this week asked the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) to intervene and look into the social and environmental impacts of Laos' ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/21/2014 - 11:21

  7. Laos Stops Construction Work on Don Sahong Dam

    20 Aug 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Laos has halted construction of the $720 million USD, 260-megawatt Don Sahong hydropower project along the lower Mekong River, complying with requests from other Lower Mekong nations, newl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/20/2014 - 12:17

  8. Southeast Asian Activists Criticize Sarawak Dams

    Environmental activists representing 11 Southeastern Asian nations have critized Malaysia’s plans to build 12 mega-dams in Sarawak state, citing the “inefficiency, failure and destruction” of similar projects across the region. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/08/2012 - 09:22

  9. Bali Hosts Third East Asian Sanitation Conference

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 16:31

  10. DKLS Industries Bhd to Upgrade Water Works in Laos

    16 Nov 2009- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Malaysia, KUALA LUMPUR DKLS Industries Berhad (DKLS), an investment holding company that trades on the Kuala Lumpur stock exchange, said it will partner with state-owned Nam Pa Pa Savannakhet Supply to upgrade ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 12:00

  11. Laos: Vientiane Seeks to End Meter Thefts

    10 Sep 2007- 23:24 by Local Press Report Malaysia, vientiane, laos, KUALA LUMPUR The Star (Malaysia) — The Vientiane Water Supply Enterprise is replacing existing water meters with new plastic ones, in hopes of preventing meters thefts, according to the c ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 14:00