• Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:18:59
    Man arrested for alleged drug smuggling in Nong Khai
    Navy officers and police have arrested a man for trying to smuggle 35,093 methamphetamine pills and 1.25 kilograms of crystal meth or “ice” from the Mekong bank in Nong Khai.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:55:50
    Hydropower construction 90% complete
    Construction of the Xayaboury run-of-river hydropower project on the Mekong River has been 90 per cent completed with commissioning for commercial operation slated for next year, the project developer informed the nation’s President Bounnhang Vorachit on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 10:16:50
    Increase cooperation ‘will benefit Lancang-Mekong inhabitants’
    The Lancang-Mekong River, which stretches for nearly 5,000 kilometres, plays such a big part in our lives. It is a gift from nature and embodies a natural bond of mutual support.  Our cooperation came into being because of our shared river, and the proper use of water resources shall thus be one of our priorities in cooperation.
    opinion
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Greater Mekong states endorse joint five-year plan
    THE ENVIRONMENT ministers of the six Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) states have endorsed the Core Environment Programme (CEP) Strategic Framework and Action Plan for 2018 to 2022 for member countries to work together on environmental issues and environmentally friendly development.
    national
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 11:03:54
    Shopkeepers rush to make hay as Mekong unveils its dry side
    Local people have built makeshift food and drink shops on sand dunes in the middle of the Mekong River in the That Phanom district of Nakhon Phanom province, as a source of income during the upcoming dry season.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 21 Jan 2018 15:34:51
    Fisherman arrested with yaba at Mekong River pier
    A local fisherman was arrested and 3,951 yaba pills seized at the Ban Na Kha Tha Pier in Nakhon Phanom’s Ban Phaeng district on Sunday morning, said Commander Krit Kongsri, head of the Ban Phaeng-based naval patrol unit on the Mekong River.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Chiang Rai locals still oppose Lao hydropower dam after meet with Laos officials
    LAOS AUTHORITIES and the developer of the Pak Beng hydropower dam project failed in a meeting yesterday to relieve concerns of local people living along the Mekong River in Thailand about the impacts of a dam now under construction on the river.
    national
  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Vietnam to focus on stronger collaboration for effective use of Mekong water resources
    VIETNAM’S PRIME Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc aimed to ride the momentum of Mekong summit fever as his government prepares to host the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) summit in Hanoi in March.   
    ASEAN+
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 07:00:00
    Mekong leaders fail to raise environmental concerns at summit in Phnom Penh
    ENVIRONMENTAL conservationists expressed concern over the negative impact of development projects in the Mekong River as leaders of six riparian states failed to address related issues clearly during the second Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) summit in Phnom Penh yesterday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Prayut to push for sustainable water use at meeting of Mekong countries
    PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha is expected to push for sustainable water use among countries along the lower part of the Mekong River when he attends the 2nd Lancang Mekong Cooperation (LMC) summit in Phnom Penh today.
    politics
  • Thu, 04 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Against the current on the Mekong
    National interests and policies regarding the river aren’t flowing in the same direction
    opinion
  • Wed, 03 Jan 2018 18:16:08
    Cabinet to discuss Mekong River agreements
    Cabinet on Wednesday endorsed two documents for Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha to jointly approve when he attends the second summit of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation group (LMC) in Phnom Penh next Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 03 Jan 2018 16:53:07
    Cabinet endorses Lancang-Mekong Cooperation documents
    Cabinet on Wednesday endorsed two documents for Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha to jointly approve when he attends the second summit of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation group (LMC) in Phnom Penh next Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 03 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Multiple Mekong forums risk igniting rivalry
    LEADERS FROM six riparian states along the Mekong River will be busy this year as meetings on many cooperation schemes in the region are scheduled in a situaton that observers have said is overlapping. 
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Thai students seek educational opportunities at Chinese Universities under LMC scheme
    LANCANG MEKONG COOPERATION PROGRAMME DESIGNED TO EXTEND BEIJING’S REGIONAL INFLUENCE
    ASEAN+
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