China ‘ready to amend’ Mekong plan

China has acknowledged concerns about the impacts on people’s livelihoods of the Mekong River navigation channel improvement project, while indicating the possibility of amending or even cancelling the project.

[…] Thai Foreign Affairs Minister Don Pramudwinai yesterday said he had discussed the project with Chinese authorities at the third Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on Mekong-Lancang Cooperation in China’s Yunnan province last Friday.

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