• Mon, 17 Sep 2018 19:30
    Lao double murder suspect arrested in Mukdahan
    A LAO MAN was arrested in Mukdahan province on Sunday night while waiting to cross the Mekong after fleeing Samut Prakan where he had allegedly robbed and killed a grocery store owner and her granddaughter’s friend earlier in the day.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09:04
    Lao man arrested for alleged murder of Thai grandmother, child
    A Lao welder was arrested in Mukdahan Sunday night while waiting to cross the Mekong after fleeing Samut Prakan where he allegedly robbed and killed a grocery store owner and her granddaughter's friend earlier in the day.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 16:50
    NGOs to boycott MRC meet
    The floodwaters of the Mekong River have begun to recede across the country, but concerns remain over damage caused in Stung Treng and Kratie provinces.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 11:22
    Mekong River levels drop but floodwaters fail to drain from Nong Khai district
    Even though the level of the Mekong River in Nong Khai’s Phon Pisai district is dropping, farmland, 20 homes and a school along Lam Suay Creek in Tambon Wat Luang remain submerged, as the river continues to block the drainage of floodwater from the creek.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 06 Sep 2018 01:00
    Border-crossing rules in Mekong subregion ‘need to be standardised’
    SETTING standards for the crossing of borders is an urgent requirement for logistics in the Mekong sub-region, the former chief of World Trade Organisation (WTO), Supachai Panitchpakdi, said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 18:10
    More heavy rain expected in North, Northeast and East until Sept 9
    Residents in the northern, northeastern and eastern regions are advised to beware of heavy rain and flash flooding, while the rise of the Mekong River continues to cause problems for people living in several provinces.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 01 Sep 2018 09:37
    First bright sunlight in two months in Nakhon Phanom
    Many local people came out to run, bike and do aerobic dances in the park along the Mekong River in Nakhon Phanom’s downtown when the first bright sunlight in two months smiled on the northeastern province.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 12:41
    Mekong Delta provinces bracing for rising water levels
    Vietnamese provinces in low-lying areas in the Mekong Delta are at risk of heavy flooding due to water from upstream coupled with quickly rising tides.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 25 Aug 2018 11:52
    Nakhon Phanom’s floods expected to worsen on Sunday
    The Nakhon Phanom governor on Saturday held an urgent meeting of government agencies even as Mekong River reached its peak, raising fears of worsening floods on Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:23
    Weathermen issue alert for Mekong flooding
    People living alongside the Mekong River are warned to be extra vigilant over possible flooding this week, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment's Meteorology and Hydrology Department has warned.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 18 Aug 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Don’t make dam business solely about profits, say advocates
    Last month’s dam collapse at the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydropower project in Laos’ Attapeu province has so far claimed 35 lives, with 99 missing and thousands displaced.
    national
  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 19:20
    Mekong Commission starts Laos new-dam consult same week as govt announces freeze
    The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has kicked off a consultation process on Laos’s latest proposed hydropower project on the mainstream of the river even though the government in Vientiane last week announced a review of dams after the recent disaster.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 01:00
    Laos urged to abandon ‘Battery of Asia’ plan
    Hydropower projects ruining Mekong, culture and causing deaths, meeting told.
    national
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 14:44
    20kg marijuana bag dumped by Mekong
    Police confiscated 20kg of marijuana beside the Mekong in Nong Khai's Phon Pisai district on Wednesday morning.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 07 Aug 2018 01:00
    Can Tho hosts conference on e-governance
    EXECUTIVES from leading technology companies and officials discussed ways to speed up introduction of e-governance and creation of smart cities based on the safe use of IT at a conference in the Mekong city of Can Tho last week.
    ASEAN+
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