• Tue, 13 Nov 2018 10:51
    Two alleged mules arrested in Bueng Kan, pills and crystal seized
    Two young motorcyclists were arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle nearly 14,000 meth pills and 720 grams of "ice" from the Mekong riverbank into Bueng Kan early on Tuesday.
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  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
    The tussle with China in the Mekong basin
    Countries in the lower Mekong basin are in need of a collective strategy to secure their future, given China’s control of the river upstream and ongoing changes in global geo-politics.
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
    Better tech needed for rice production in Mekong Delta
    RICE PRODUCTION in the Mekong Delta needs more modern technologies and better cooperation among farmers, experts said during a conference in Can Tho City last Friday.
  • Wed, 31 Oct 2018 11:00
    Winter is coming: Nakhon Phanom residents thrill to the Mekong chill
    Residents in downtown Nakhon Phanom are pulling on their winter clothes and flocking to riverside parks to enjoy an unseasonal cold snap.
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  • Mon, 29 Oct 2018 14:18
    14 million meth pills seized in Chiang Rai
    Naval officials seized 14 million methamphetamine pills shortly after they were smuggled across the Mekong River into Chiang Rai’s Chiang Khong district early on Monday.
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  • Sun, 28 Oct 2018 17:00
    1,000kg marijuana seized in Nakhon Phanom
    Thai authorities seized 1,000 kilograms of marijuana from a spot on the Mekong River in Nakhon Phanom province on Sunday, Tha Uthen district chief Bhumisak Khampu said.
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  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 10:24
    Drug prevention fight a cross-border effort, Mekong countries confirm
    Representatives from Laos, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam gathered in Vientiane on Friday for the opening of a centre that will foster close cooperation and support for  the fight against illicit drugs in the region.
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  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 08:08
    Mekong-Japan co-operation lifted to strategic partnership
    Leaders of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries and Japan decided to lift the two sides’ co-operation to a strategic partnership at the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting in Tokyo yesterday.
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  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 17:00
    Saving forests must remain a focus for slowing climate change
    Will Mekong region policymakers heed the clarion call by global scientists? Ask China.
  • Thu, 04 Oct 2018 03:00
    Upstream dams a threat to tomatoes, farmers
    THAILAND’S finest tomato production areas along Mekong River in the northeastern region have suffered serious impacts from dams in the lower Mekong River Basin, causing financial distress for the local farmers and threatening their livelihoods.
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
    Mekong communities urged to organise emergency plans
    A COMMUNITIES-LED emergency response plan is being advocated to cope with water hazards and dam disasters on the entire Mekong River Basin, as climate change magnifies the threats of water disasters posed by dams.
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:34
    Meth haul seen arriving from Laos but smugglers vanish
    Navy personnel found 30,000 methamphetamine pills on the side of the Mekong River in Nakhon Phanom on Sunday night, but the drug runners got away.
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  • Sat, 22 Sep 2018 11:25
    74th joint patrol on Mekong River completed
    The 74th joint patrol on the Mekong River with law enforcers from China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand was completed on Friday.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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