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  • July 28, 2016 1:00 am

    Japan to further support Mekong region

    VIENTIANE - Japan has reaffirmed its commitment to provide US$200 billion to further support infrastructure development in the Mekong region.

  • July 23, 2016 1:00 am

    Irrigation in Mekong basin threatens Vietnam’s delta

    HANOI - Southern Vietnam is highly vulnerable to more drought and salinisation in the future when its fellow countries in the lower Mekong river basin irrigate the river water to serve their expanding farm land, experts warn.

  • July 15, 2016 1:00 am

    Mekong Delta to get $1.3 bn for development

    HANOI - Seven credit organisations have committed to give the Mekong Delta region 28.5 trillion Vietnam dong (Bt45.6 billion) to implement 73 socio-economic development projects.

  • July 4, 2016 2:21 pm

    Mekong Delta eyes IT industry

    HO CHI MINH CITY - The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho plans to solicit investment in and offer incentives to the information technology industry.

  • June 20, 2016 1:00 am

    China tackles the issues of Greater Mekong Subregion

    I was recently a panellist at a conference on the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). China’s influence in the region was a key theme and audience numbers at the annual event were higher than ever, indicating great interest in the fortunes of our near neighbours and the progress of regional cooperation.

  • June 15, 2016 1:00 am

    No authority to prevent new Mekong River projects: MRC

    Vietnam concerned by Thai project to diver Loei water.

  • June 13, 2016 1:00 am

    Why Asean must worry about the Mekong Delta

    Grouping is not giving enough attention to water resource security

  • June 6, 2016 1:00 am

    Mekong dam projects ‘could destroy livelihoods, ecology’

    Environmental groups warn areas might be totally devastated in next 10 years.

  • June 3, 2016 1:00 am

    EU, Germany back Mekong logistics project

    THE EUROPEAN Union and Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) yesterday formally co-launched the “Sustainable Freight Transport and Logistics in the Mekong Region” project, aiming at increasing efficiency in energy consumption and improving environmental performance and occupational health and safety in the freight-transport and logistics sector.

  • May 30, 2016 1:00 am

    Mekong dam a threat to rare dolphins - and villagers too

    THE DON SAHONG hydroelectric dam threatens the last 80 Irrawaddy dolphins in the Mekong River - as well as the livelihoods of the people downstream in Cambodia, who depend heavily on the river’s resources.

  • 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