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Climate crisis stares Mekong Delta closer in the face

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta faces many climate change problems, but these have exacerbated at a much faster pace than predicted.

Construction giant Song Da profit plunges to below $1 million

Song Da Corporation has reported pre-tax profits of VND22.3 billion ($956,000) in 2018, its first year after being equitized.

Cambodia hails opening of country's largest dam despite opposition

Cambodian premier Hun Sen on Monday opened the country's largest hydropower scheme.
December 18, 2018 | 08:20 am GMT+7

Lao dam collapse hits Vietnamese firms

Two Vietnamese firms have been hit by the dam collapse in Laos, and 26 citizens are among thousands trapped in flooded Attapeu Province.
July 25, 2018 | 05:35 pm GMT+7

Hundreds missing in Laos after hydropower dam collapse

Hundreds of people are missing and an unknown number believed dead after a partly-constructed hydropower dam in southeast Laos collapsed.
July 24, 2018 | 03:29 pm GMT+7

Hydropower projects killing the Mekong River

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta faces a bleak future because of hydropower constructions by its neighbors.
June 21, 2018 | 05:06 pm GMT+7

Floodwaters released by Chinese dam in Cambodia forces thousands to flee

Environmental groups have repeatedly warned that the project would have a costly impact on the Mekong River's fisheries and biodiversity.
February 02, 2018 | 04:11 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, Mekong neighbors pledge more cooperation as demands on river grow

There were major concerns about the future of the river, with 20 dams planned on the upper Mekong in addition to eight already built.
January 11, 2018 | 09:05 am GMT+7

Typhoon Damrey kills 106 in Vietnam, reservoirs brimming

As residents of central Vietnam are cleaning up after Damrey, more flooding looms with water being released from 49 reservoirs.
November 08, 2017 | 10:28 pm GMT+7

Confessions of a hydropower calamity in Vietnam

The good, the bad and the ugly sides of  hydropower plants in the Central Highlands.
October 15, 2017 | 01:22 am GMT+7

How climate change, hydropower dams are killing the Mekong Delta

Vietnam is trying to hold back climate change effects before they could take away the entire Mekong Delta.
September 30, 2017 | 06:06 pm GMT+7

Six Vietnamese killed in gas explosion in Laos

They were workers at a hydropower project.
July 29, 2017 | 03:03 pm GMT+7

In Vietnam, thrill-seekers risk life and limb to catch breathtaking shots of Southeast Asia’s largest dam

The giant dam released water for the first time in three years, and the warning signs were not enough to put some people off.
July 20, 2017 | 01:42 pm GMT+7

Nepal, China sign mega hydropower agreement

Water-rich Nepal has a mountain river system that could make it an energy-producing powerhouse.
June 05, 2017 | 05:08 pm GMT+7

Three students killed by hydropower plant discharge in central Vietnam

The whereabouts of a fourth student caught up in the current remains unknown.
May 24, 2017 | 10:48 pm GMT+7
 
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