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UK government warns of ‘heightened’ Mekong flooding risk

Holidaymakers travelling to Cambodia and other countries through which the Mekong River runs have been warned of a “heightened risk of flooding” by the UK government. River cruise lines including Emerald Waterways, Scenic, Pandaw Cruises and Avalon Waterways operate on the Mekong, which flows through six countries. Keep ...

China warns citizens in Vietnam after protests fuel anti-Chinese sentiment

China has warned its citizens in Vietnam after protesters clashed with police over a government plan to create new economic zones for foreign investment that has fuelled anti-Chinese sentiment in the country. Keep reading ...

Leaked report warns Cambodia's biggest dam could 'literally kill' Mekong river

A Chinese-backed plan to build Cambodia’s biggest dam could “literally kill” the Mekong river, according to a confidential assessment seen by the Guardian which says that the proposed site at Sambor is the “worst possible place” for hydropower. Keep reading ...

ADB chief warns of Belt and Road debt trap

The head of the Asian Development Bank on Thursday warned countries against unsustainable borrowing to fund infrastructure projects, which could leave them stuck in a debt trap. Keep reading ...

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