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Mekong Delta faces a bleaker future than people realize

A combination of negative developments has put at serious risk the viability of Vietnam's rice bowl as also the source of most of its seafood exports.

Hydropower projects killing the Mekong River

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta faces a bleak future because of hydropower constructions by its neighbors.

In rush to electrify, Cambodia stirs the living and dead

Environmentalists already predicted a devastating impact on fisheries of one of the dams in Cambodia.
June 02, 2018 | 02:19 pm GMT+7

When the Mekong is no longer 'the mighty'

Hydropower projects are threatening Vietnam's Mekong delta, but farmers who make their livelihoods there know little about it.
April 16, 2018 | 08:21 am GMT+7

Mekong River researchers hope to find ways to make dams less damaging

The Mekong River's mainstream now has about 11 dams and more than 100 on its tributaries.
March 16, 2018 | 04:01 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

Floods immerse An Giang in breathtaking beauty

But Chinese dams threaten to dry up the watery spectacle forever.
November 26, 2016 | 04:04 pm GMT+7

Power-hungry Vietnam may now look to disastrous Lao dam projects

Vietnam’s new interest in buying power from Laos would encourage the latter to plow ahead with its dam-building spree.
September 27, 2016 | 01:14 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese farmers indignant as Mekong Delta prays for flood waters to arrive

Chinese hydropower dams on the Mekong River are taking a heavy toll on people living downstream. 
August 15, 2016 | 05:53 pm GMT+7

Chinese giant paper plant claims not a threat to Mekong river

In response to concerns about the possible environmental damage a $1.2 billion paper plant could do to the Mekong River, Chinese investors say they will use a high-tech treatment ...
June 24, 2016 | 01:56 pm GMT+7

Lao PM makes first foreign visit to Vietnam

Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith is in Vietnam on his first foreign visit since his appointment from May 15 to 17, according to a statement posted on the Vietnamese ...
May 16, 2016 | 08:31 am GMT+7

Vietnam drinks dregs of China's water support in Southeast Asia

China's decision to open one of its reservoirs into the Mekong River to combat the drought which Southeast Asia is experiencing has sparked controversy between local authorities ...
March 17, 2016 | 06:15 pm GMT+7
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