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Mekong Nation Leaders to Hold Summit Amid Concerns About Dams

Amid worry about the impact hydropower dams are having on the economically and environmentally critical Mekong River, leaders of four Southeast Asian nations dependent on its waters are scheduled to convene a summit early next month to reaffirm their “political commitment” to a 1995 cooperative ...

Sun Narin

New Mekong guidelines lacking, government official says

A Cambodian representative to the Mekong River Commission (MRC) said yesterday that new guidelines for hydropower development agreed to late last month don’t fully address threats to the health of the imperiled waterway. Keep reading ...

Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon

Mekong is not a canal

The attempt by the Chinese company CCCC Second Harbour Consultants to normalise its plans to blast a corridor down Thailand’s Mekong River channels needs urgent comment from the government. Keep reading ...

The Bangkok Post Reporter

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