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  • May 27, 2016 1:00 am

    Greater Mekong connectivity: the path to prosperity

    Thailand has a crucial role to play in bridging the gaps that still remain, says central Bank Governor Veerathai Santiprabhob

  • May 25, 2016 1:00 am

    Mekong region could rely on 100% clean energy by 2050: WWF

    Study ‘conflicts with govt plan’ that discounts renewables

  • May 23, 2016 1:00 am

    India takes part in joint Mekong drug suppression push as seizures increase

    INDIA JOINED the discussion about the Mekong memorandum of understanding (MoU) on drug control for the first time at a special session on the inter-regional flow of drugs and precursor chemicals in Thailand yesterday.

  • May 3, 2016 1:00 am

    Japan pledges Bt245 bn for Mekong connectivity

    Visiting foreign minister hopeful of thailand taking a leading role after political stability

  • May 2, 2016 6:38 pm

    Japan to support Mekong countries with $7 bln over three years

    BANGKOK - Japan wants to work with countries in the lower Mekong river basin and will help them improve infrastructure and bolster development with 750 billion yen ($7 billion) in aid over three years, its foreign minister said on Monday.

  • April 18, 2016 1:00 am

    Mekong cooperation produces positive vibes

    The water discharged by China from its dam in the upper reaches of Lancang-Mekong River in its southwestern part has reached the drought-hit countries downstream, including Vietnam. China’s decision to release water from the dam is a perfect example of international cooperation.

  • April 14, 2016 1:00 am

    Mekong Tourism Forum in Cambodia to focus on SMEs

    CAMBODIA will host the 2016 “Mekong Tourism Forum” in July, which this year aims to push small and medium-sized enterprises to gain business from the opening of the Asean Economic Community (AEC). Cambodian Tourism Minister Thong Kong said the ministry would host the event in Sihanoukville on the country’s south coast from July 5-8. The event, under the theme “Authentic Experiences along the Mekong River”, will showcase emerging tourist destinations and authentic experiences as well as trends in the Greater Mekong Subregion.

  • April 2, 2016 1:00 am

    Mekong Delta told to maximise trade-pact

    HANOI - Economists have urged Vietnamese authorities in the Mekong Delta to create a start-up environment and encourage business incubations to take full advantage of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) and Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

  • March 30, 2016 1:00 am

    Two Nong Khai sub-districts get water from Mekong

    The Royal Irrigation Department has pumped water from Mekong River into the Huai Luang river basin area to alleviate the impact of the drought and irrigate 12,000-rai of farmlands besides enabling supply of tap water to two tambons of Nong Khai’s Pon Pisai district.

  • March 28, 2016 1:07 pm

    USAID partners with lower Mekong universities and schools

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced a new partnership with 12 leading universities and vocational institutions in the lower Mekong sub-region in a bid to empower students with essential skills so they can thrive in the workplace.

  • March 24, 2016 12:50 pm

    China woos Mekong states with loan pledges

    SINGAPORE - China will offer billions of yuan in preferential loans to five Asean countries along the Mekong river, while pledging deeper political, economic and social cooperation, in what analysts see as a move to win influence among Southeast Asian countries.

  • March 24, 2016 1:00 am

    China should compensate victims of dams: Mekong River network

    CHINA should apologise to people hit hard by their dams and compensate them for losses caused by changes in the river’s ecology, the Thai People in Eight Mekong Provinces Network said yesterday.