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Burma and Laos Agree Friendship Bridge Deal

A new friendship bridge will be built between Burma and Laos across the Mekong River. (Photo: LZAC) Burma and Laos have signed a deal to build a friendship bridge spanning the Mekong River amongst a raft of measures to deepen [...]

By |April 3rd, 2012|Other News|

Land Lost to Sand Dredging

Cambodian villagers grapple with the environmental cost of sand mining. RFA A dredger pumps sand from the Mekong River in Tboung Khmum district in central Cambodia's Kampong Cham, March 15, 2012. Villagers who live along the banks of the Mekong [...]

By |March 18th, 2012|Dams and development projects, Other News|

Xayaburi Dam protesters

  According to an environmental green group, the government of Thailand is defying a regional decision-making process by proceeding with the implementation of a controversial USD3.8 billion hydropower dam project in northern Laos. At a December meeting of the Mekong [...]

Mekong river power plants “catastrophic” to fish

  WASHINGTON: Plans to build hydropower plants along Southeast Asia's longest river could have devastating effects on the world's largest inland fishery and should be reconsidered, scientists said on Monday. Plenty of attention has focused on plans to develop dams [...]

By |March 6th, 2012|Dams and development projects|

Thais accused of dam deceit

The Thai government is defying a regio-nal decision-making process by proceeding with the implementation of a controversial US$3.8 billion hydropower dam project in northern Laos, an environmental group said yesterday. “Recent oversight hearings by the Thai Senate and the National [...]

By |March 2nd, 2012|Dams and development projects|

Early Drought Affects Thai-Laos Transport Across Mekong

February 21, 2012 12:00 PM NAKHON PHANOM, Feb 21 (Bernama) -- An early drought this year is affecting boats and ships sailing across the Thai-Laos border through the Mekong River, carrying either goods or travellers. People in Thailand's northeastern Nakhon [...]

By |February 21st, 2012|Other News|

Laos dam looms over fish quota

Photo by: Mai Vireak Men look over a catch at a fish market near Kilometre 9 in Phnom Penh’s Russey Keo district on Tuesday. Sieam Bunthy Friday, 09 December 2011A new government plan has set a goal for an annual 1.2 [...]

By |December 9th, 2011|Dams and development projects|

Southeast Asia floods take 1,000 lives | Democratic Voice of Burma

Southeast Asia floods take 1,000 lives | Democratic Voice of Burma.

By |November 22nd, 2011|Other News|

Environment needs better protection

HA NOI — Enhanced environmental protection tools need to be applied in an effort to ease the nation's chronic pollution problem, according to experts at the workshop held by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in Ha Noi on [...]

By |November 7th, 2011|Other News|

Homes at former lakeside flooded

Photo by: Khouth Sophak Chakrya MONDAY, 07 NOVEMBER 2011 12:02KHOUTH SOPHAK CHAKRYA A girl stands in floodwaters in a neighbourhood at Boeung Kak lake yesterday. Several hundred Boeung Kak lake villagers saw their homes flooded in knee-deep water over the [...]

By |November 7th, 2011|Other News|