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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Xayaburi Dam Project Delayed

    13 Dec 2011- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Cambodia, SIEM REAP After last week’s meeting between water and environment ministers of Mekong River Commission Council member countries-- Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam-- the Laotian government agreed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:34

  4. Global Petition Urges Cancellation of Xayaburi Dam

    7 Dec 2011- 12:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, thailand More than 22,000 people from 106 nations have signed US-based NGO International Rivers’ petition to halt construction of the controversial $3.5 billion USD Xayaburi Dam in Laos, one of 11 prop ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:34

  5. Concern Grows Over Possibility of Mekong Conflicts Over Dams

    Regional water experts are concerned over the possibility of increased water conflicts in the Mekong region as a result of hydropower development.  ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:50