• 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
  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:14
    Cambodian picked to guide Mekong Commission strategy
    The Mekong River Commission (MRC) announced on Friday it had named Cambodian development expert An Pich Hatda as chief executive officer.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:17
    Lao man arrested, 350kg of marijuana seized in Nakhon Phanom
    A Lao man was arrested in Nakhon Phanom's That Phanom district after he and others allegedly smuggled 350 kilogrammes of marijuana across the Mekong River into Thailand, police said.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 01:00
    Troubled waters
    Mekong’s future remains uncertain as Thailand lights fuse on rapids-blasting project  
    opinion
  • Tue, 01 Jan 2019 17:34
    Village community holds merit-making rite for spirit of murder victim found floating in Mekong
    Residents of Ban Samran Nua (Moo 2) in tambon At-Samart, in Nakhon Phanom’s Mueang district, on Tuesday held a merit-making ceremony for the spirit of a man whose badly decomposed body was found floating in the Mekong River on December 29 near the village pavilion’s pier.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 18:18
    Chinese and Thai companies to develop golden triangle tourist boats
    Chinese and Thai companies have signed three documents at northern Thailand's Chiang Saen port in a bid to develop boat trips along the Lancang-Mekong River.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:15
    LoxSim enters Mekong Subregion market
    Loxley Simulation Technology(LoxSim) and Mekong Institute (MI) joined in a new collaboration which aims to promote the usage of “Green Logistics” through utilization of a new environmental friendly state of the art training technology for the Greater Mekong Subregion.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 13 Dec 2018 07:16
    157 ’new' Mekong species discovered
    A bat that could be a member of an American boy band, a gibbon with a Star Wars name and a toad straight from Tolkien's Middle Earth are among the 157 newly discovered species in the Greater Mekong region described by the world’s scientists in 2017.
    national
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