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ASEAN, Mekong River Commission produce water security solutions

ASEAN and the Mekong River Commission (MRC) have come up with three solutions to help riparian countries address their water security challenges. The solutions, relating to policy, technology and partnerships, were highlighted at the ASEAN-MRC Water Security Dialogue held last week, the commission announced in a ...

Minh Nga

ASEAN, Mekong River Commission to convene water security dialogue

ASEAN and the Mekong River Commission will hold a Water Security Dialogue to address the region’s emerging challenges on water security. A first of its kind, the dialogue is slated for Aug. 19 and 20, hosted online by the Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat, in cooperation ...

Minh Nga

National water resource security scheme discussed

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Water Resource Management Department convened an online meeting with relevant units in Hanoi on May 17 to discuss building a scheme to ensure national water resource security. Speaking at the event, deputy head of the department Nguyen Minh Khuyen said Vietnam ...

VNA

China Is Winning the Race for Water Security in Asia

Great power competition in Asia is not only about control of critical waterways in the South China Sea, but also about who controls Asia’s fresh water. The future of Asia’s water—upon which about four billion people depend—lies in China’s hands. Through its presence in Tibet, ...

Mekong water security sets off alarm bells in the region

Water resource security – which involves the sustainable use and protection of water systems, the mitigation against floods and droughts, and the sustainable development of water resources – is one of the emerging key regional issues in Southeast Asia. Keep reading ...

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