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  1. Myanmar Targets Toxic Bottled Water

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report YANGON Bangkok Post The Food and Drug Administration is once again taking aim at toxic drinking water, attempting to stop bacteria-laden and unregistered bottles from proliferating in the markets. Corporate Risk Po ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  2. Myanmar Suspends Two Tin Mines

    22 Jul 2016- 09:38 by Local Press Report TANINTHARYI Myanmar Times State-run No 2 Mining Enterprise ordered Thailand’s Myanmar Pongpipat Company, which operates Heinda tin ore mining project, and Eastern Mining Company, which runs Bawapin mine, have been ...

    Local Press Report - 07/22/2016 - 09:38

  3. 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

  4. UNEP Report Highlights Dam-Building as Source of Geopolitical Risk in Trans-boundary River Basins

    4 May 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States A new assessment of the world’s trans-boundary river basins by the United Nations Environmental Group (UNEP) has identified “hotspots” for potential conflict in the next 15 to 30 ye ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2016 - 11:31

  5. China to Release More Water From Hydropower Dam for Drought-Stricken Mekong Neighbors

    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

  6. Mekong Nations Sign “Sanya Declaration” for Cooperation

    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

  7. 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

  8. COP21’s “Resilience Day” Sees Launch of Paris Pact, #ClimateIsWater Initiative

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The third day of the COP21 climate talks in Paris on December 2nd, designated “Resilience Day,” saw a number of initiatives launched under the Lima to Paris Action Agenda (LPAA). The LPAA seeks to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:15

  9. Thai Government Looks to Other Mekong Nations for Help With Water Supply

    17 Jul 2015- 10:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand The Thai government is looking to fellow Mekong River nations for additional sources of water supply, as the country continues to grapple with crippling drought. State-run media on July 16th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/17/2015 - 10:52

  10. World Water Congress: Dr. David Molden Looks Forward to Scotland

    7 Nov 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) will meet in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 25-29, 2015. OOSKAnews caught up this week with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/07/2014 - 10:31

  11. Lower Mekong Countries Launch New Initiative for Security, Sustainability

    11 Aug 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar During a meeting in Myanmar on August 9th, foreign ministers of the Lower Mekong Iitiative (LMI) countries-- Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam-- announced the formation of a ne ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2014 - 10:24

  12. Chinese Company Gets Approval to Build Hydropower Project in Myanmar

    29 May 2014- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YANGON, Myanmar Hanergy Group Holdings Ltd., a Beijing-based clean energy generation company, together with local Myanmar company Asia World, have gotten approval from the Myanmar government to build the first ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2014 - 10:43

  13. Bangladeshi Opposition Protests Government’s Failure to Reach Teesta Water-Sharing Deal With India

    22 Apr 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), the political party in opposition to the current ruling Awami League, held a rally this week to protest the current government’s failure to reach a dea ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/22/2014 - 10:10

  14. Myanmar Protesters March Against Myitsone Dam

    25 Mar 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YANGON, Myanmar Opponents of the Chinese-backed Myitsone Dam project on the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar began a 2,400-kilometer, 70-day march from Yangon to the dam site in Kachin state in the country’s norther ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/25/2014 - 10:10

  15. Karen Opposition Groups Warn of Brewing Conflict Over Myanmar’s Hatgyi Dam

    11 Mar 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YANGON, Myanmar Local Karen communities are voicing opposition to the Myanmar government’s planned $2.6 billion USD, 1,360-megawatt Hatgyi hydropower project on the Salween River in Kayin (Karen) State, an are ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/11/2014 - 10:22