Tag Mekong River
Sort by: Newest   | Oldest

Floods immerse An Giang in breathtaking beauty

But Chinese dams threaten to dry up the watery spectacle forever.

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 ...

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