• Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:18
    Don commends MLC members on their cooperation 
    Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai marked the third anniversary of Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) by saying the member states’ tireless efforts were testimony to the “cordial and warm relationship that runs deep in the fabric of our societies”.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:51
    Mekong secretariat to strengthen information sharing
    The Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat is improving its data, modelling and information systems to provide enhanced and timely information to the public and the MRC member countries -- Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam -- according to the secretariat’s top management.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 01:00
    Thailand-China launch Mekong skills project
    Thailand and China on Monday launch a project on capacity building for the national coordinator of the Mekong Lancang Cooperation (MLC) to boost their skills for cooperation.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    Locals pray for Salween River to always run free
    EGAT eyeing mega-projects that may destroy river’s ecosystem; water-diversion project will also harm Mekong, pristine forest
    national
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    Lack of clarity on scrapping Mekong rapids blasting raises concerns
    ENVIRONMENTALISTS and local people along the Mekong River in Thailand remain uneasy over previously proposed plans to blast the Mekong River rapids, inspite of a Foreign Ministry assurance that the navigation channel improvement project had been scrapped.
    national
  • Mon, 25 Feb 2019 01:00
    Can Laos afford to be the ‘Battery of Asia’?
    Critics warn of hidden costs in forging ahead with more dams
    national
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:30
    Hungarian expertise tapped for managing Mekong
    Hungary, which has had success in resolving water-management issues with its neighbours in eastern and central Europe that share the Danube River, has been asked to help Thailand work out a plan for the Mekong.
    national
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
    Agri-tourism draws visitors to Mekong Delta
    FARMERS in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta in Vietnam have developed agri-tourism models that have not only increased their incomes but also contributed to sustainable agriculture and rural development in the area.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 06 Feb 2019 01:00
    Asia’s freezer is melting fast  
    Himalayan glaciers feed 10 of the globe’s most important river systems – including the Ganges, Indus, Yellow and Mekong – and supply billions of people with food, energy, clean air and income
    opinion
  • Tue, 05 Feb 2019 17:18
    Public warned over unauthorised cosmetics after seizure of smuggled face cream from Vietnam
    Nong Khai customs officials confiscated 40 sacks of unauthorised facial-cream products worth Bt1 million that had allegedly been smuggled by boat across the Mekong River into Thailand on Monday night, customs checkpoint head Sombat Khonthong said on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
    Loss of wetlands could be devastating: experts
    Damaging projects, ignorance of their importance a major threat to Mekong region.
    national
  • Tue, 29 Jan 2019 17:00
    Governor calls for peace as Luang Phor Koon’s ashes are scattered on Mekong
    Khon Kaen governor Somsak Jangtrakul has in advance urged people not to fight over collecting water in Nong Khai’s Mekong River section, where the late much-revered monk Luang Phor Koon Parisuttho’ ashes are to be scattered following his cremation rite.
    national
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 19:27
    Surachai aides’ killings may be linked to security matters: Srivara
    THE BRUTAL deaths of two anti-monarchy activists, whose bodies were found in the Mekong River recently, could be linked to security matters, but they were not related to politics, Deputy National Police Commissioner Pol General Srivara Ransibrahmanakul said.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
    Thai officials deny any role in the deaths of Surachai’s aides
    THAI AUTHORITIES yesterday denied they played any role in the disappearance of two anti-monarchy activists who were found dead in the Mekong River, while the whereabouts of another dissident remain unknown. Senior officials have denied having any links with the deaths, saying they took place outside the Kingdom.
    politics
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Bodies found in Mekong those of Surachai’s aides
    DNA tests confirm identities; both found strangled and drowned in river; activist not heard from since December 12
    politics
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