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A food tour of Vietnam is not to be missed: New York Times

The New York Times has named Vietnam among seven journeys ideal for a cultural exploration through its cuisine.

UK newspaper talks up Vietnam-Cambodia cruise

British tabloid Daily Mail has listed a cruise from Vietnam to Cambodia among the top global river tours of 2019.

Dams and sand mining threaten integrity of lower Mekong

As investment in hydropower and construction projects ramp up, ecosystems along Southeast Asia's longest river are paying the price.
September 04, 2018 | 10:32 am GMT+7

Mekong River body welcomes Laos' decision to suspend new dam projects

The collapse put Laos’ hydropower ambitions in the spotlight and underscored concerns raised by environmental groups.
August 15, 2018 | 03:50 pm GMT+7

When you eat a Mekong Giant Catfish, you are paying criminals

Vietnamese restaurant owners, chefs and customers are complicit in the crime of catching, advertising, serving and eating an endangered species.
July 25, 2018 | 09:39 am 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

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.
July 09, 2018 | 12:37 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

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
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