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  1. Thailand Civic Group Seeks Help from Chinese Conservation Group Re: Mekong Dam Projects

    6 Mar 2018- 09:00 by Local Press Report CHIANG RAI Bangkok Post Local civic groups will seek help from Friends of Nature (FON), a renowned conservation group in China, for its campaign against dam projects on the Mekong River. Rak Chiang Khong, local cons ...

    Local Press Report - 03/06/2018 - 09:00

  2. Mekong Nations Agree to Share River Flow Information

    4 Mar 2018- 11:02 by Local Press Report CHIANG RAI Chiang Rai Times The representatives of six Mekong nations formulated guidelines at an academic conference in Chiang Rai on how to share information and technology to jointly manage the transnational rive ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2018 - 11:02

  3. China’s Stoppage of Water at Yunnan Dam Affecting Shipping on Mekong in Chiang Rai

    26 Feb 2018- 13:39 by Local Press Report CHIANG RAI Chiang Rai Times China has stopped discharging water from Yunnan Dam into the Mekong River, affecting boat services on the Mekong River in Chiang Rai Province. The Mekong River which runs through China’s ...

    Local Press Report - 02/26/2018 - 13:39

  4. China's Mekong Plan Faces Thai Protests

    8 May 2017- 12:50 by Local Press Report CHIANG RAI Reuters China's plan to blast open more of the Mekong River for bigger cargo ships could founder on a remote outcrop of half-submerged rocks that Thai protesters have vowed to protect against Beijing ...

    Local Press Report - 05/08/2017 - 12:50

  5. Chinese Firm's Water Pumping Fuels Conflict in Thailand

    5 Apr 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report CHIANG RAI The Nation A Chinese-owned firm operating banana plantations has caused a water conflict in Chiang Rai's Phaya Meng Rai district. Many local farmers have complained that the Chinese firm had pumped w ...

    Local Press Report - 04/05/2016 - 08:39

  6. Extremely Low Water Levels in Mekong Strands Ships

    10 Feb 2015- 10:43 by Local Press Report CHIANG RAI Chiang Rai Times Mekong River water levels caused by intermittent rain, as well as China’s decision to decrease the daily amount of water released from one of its dams by 400 million cubic meters have ma ...

    Local Press Report - 02/10/2015 - 10:43

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Leading Academic Sees New Water Innovations Coming From Private Sector

    The global water industry is now grappling with a complete paradigm shift, in which innovations are increasingly coming not from the public sector or academia, as in the past, but from R&D by private companies, according to National University of Sing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/25/2012 - 11:59

  11. Sold Downriver: Thailand, Laos Accused of Dam Lies

    Tensions are rising again over the proposed Thai-funded Xayaburi Dam project in Laos. Last December in Siem Reap, Cambodia, the Mekong River Commission Council, representing Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand, debated the 1,260-megawatt dam’s future. De ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:27

  12. After Floods, Thailand Now Faces Drought

    Still recovering from last year’s record flooding, Thailand is now facing a new natural disaster: drought.
Several provinces in northern Thailand face a shortage of water for household use and farming as rainfall has declined or even stopped altogether fo ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:29

  13. South Korean Water, Wastewater Treatment Market Has Highest Potential

    1 Nov 2011- 10:27 by Local Press Report LONDON Companies & Markets (Press Release) South Korea offers the highest potential for growth in the water and wastewater market because of its high industrial growth, which is spurring demand for industrial wa ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:39