Mekong Commons News

Don Sahong Dam cast wide shadow over Mekong – Bangkok Post (8 July 2016)

DNA sequencing turns rivers into ecosystem surveillance systems – New Scientist (6 July 2016)

Sustainable energy in Asia by 2050 – CSR Asia (6 July 2016)

No more coal power plants needed – Bangkok Post (6 July 2016)

Vietnam finds Taiwanese company responsible for fish deaths – Business Insider (1 July 2016)

Goal for agricultural production not met – Viet Nam News (2 July 2016)

Vietnam to inspect waste treatment at Chinese paper mill – Thanh Nien News (1 July 2016)

Myanmar in perfect storm of ‘conflict-climate nexus’ – Myanmar Times (1 July 2016)

Thailand reaffirms Dawei plans, but does Myanmar? – Mizzima (25 June 2016)

Dams and The Rise of Lancang River Fishing – A River’s Tail (23 June 2016)

Surviving Climate Change In southeast Asia Will Require New and Ancient Technologies – News Week (28 June 2016)

A bad dry season on the Mekong – The Interpreter (22 June 2016)

Clean energy prices to fall as more enterprises enter field – VietNam Net Bridge (22 June 2016)

Mekong Delta climate change plan in motion – VietNam Net Bridge (28 June 2016)

The sustainability challenge – Frontier Myanmar (30 June 2016)

Burma, Thailand agree to boost trade – The Irrawaddy (30 June 2016)

China Dam ‘Political Suicide’ for Myanmar’s New Government: Activist – The Diplomat (30 June 2016)

Cambodia and Laos: Toward A New Era? – The Diplomat (30 June 2016)

Myanmar: Hydropower and the cost of life – Aljazeera (30 June 2016)

Thailand’s nuclear plans inch forward with new bill – Nikkei Asian Review (20 June 2016)

New road to link China & Thailand via Nan & Luang Prabang – Bangkok Post (20 June 2016)

Suu Kyi faces dilemma over controversial dam project – Nikkei Asian Review (20 June 2016)

Mekong Historian Finds His Worst Fears Confirmed – VOA Khmer (22 June 2015)

Vietnam drought leaves one million in urgent need of food aid – EU – Thomson Reuters Foundation (20 June 2016)

Solutions sought for Mekong Delta climate change adaptation – Vietnam Net Bridge (17 June 2016)

ADB pledges more support for Vietnam’s sustainable growth – Thanh Nien News (18 June 2016)

Kunming-Singapore rail link stuck in Laos – The Rakyat Post (5 June 2016)

China’s Last Wild River Carries Conflicting Environmental Hopes – New York
Times (18 June 2016)

China tackles the issues of Greater Mekong Subregion – The Nation (20 June
2016)

In Mon State, Expansion Quarries Threaten Farms – Frontier Myanmar (19
June 2016)

Clear agreement for Asean to tackle haze – The Straits Times (16 June 2016)

China promotes Myitsone dam – Myanmar Times (14 June 2016)

Land grabbing harms the public – Eleven Myanmar (14 June 2016)

ADB President commends Myanmar’s progress, announces expanded assistance – Mizzima (15 June 2016)

Power-sharing model can widen energy access in ASEAN – SciDev (13 June 2016)

No authority to prevent new Mekong River projects: MRC – The Nation (15
June 2016)

Human Rights Concerns Raised Over Don Sahong Dam – Blue & Green (14
June 2016)

Southeast Asia is suffering the worst drought in decades – D+C (14 June
2016)

East Asia’s Last Undammed River – The Diplomat (13 June 2016)

With Russian help, Asean looks to nuclear-powered future – Inquirer (13 June 2016)

World Bank to loan Vietnam $310 mln for climate resilience – Thanh Nien News (13 June 2016)

Don Sahong vs Dolphins: How the Dam Is Affecting Local Residents – Khmer Times (13 June 2016)

More World Bank funds for Cambodia – Khmer Times (10 June 2016)

Why ASEAN must pay more attention to the Mekong Delta – Jakarta Post (9 June 2016)

How a systems-scale approach can solve Myanmar’s electrification woes and more – Devex (9 June 2016)

Vietnam Sees Little Relief from Dangerous Drought – RFA (6 June 2016)

Mekong dam projects ‘could destroy livelihoods, ecology’ – The Nation (6 June 2016)

Chinese Delegation Visits Myanmar Locals Displaced by Controversial Dam Project – RFA (3 June 2016)

Chinese envoy pushes for Myitsone dam – Eleven Myanmar (4 June 2016)

CPI pushes for restart of Myitsone Dam – Myanmar Times (5 June 2016)

Russian nuclear agency bullish on Asean outlook – The Nation (6 June 2016)

Russia and Myanmar to establish working body for nuclear technology – Myanmar Times (6 June 2016)

To Achieve Energy Security, Myanmar must First Look Within – Economic Watch (1 June 2016)

Why the Mekong River is Asia’s next big investment locale – Global Risk Insights (2 June 2016)

World Bank ‘optimistic’ about Myanmar’s economic prospects – Mizzima (4 June 2016)

EU, Germany back Mekong logistics project – The Nation (5 June 2016)

Laos dam, poison blamed in Stung Treng fish deaths – The Phnom Penh Post (1 June 2016)

Vietnam’s agri ministry calls for rethink on hydropower project in protected forest – Thanh Nien News (27 May 2016)

Kingdom leads in mine removal – Khmer Times (29 May 2016)

Mekong dam a threat to rare dolphins – and villagers too – The Nation (30 May 2016)

Vietnam’s 2016 drought-hit rice output to fall 1.5 percent: government official – Than Nien News (31 May 2016)

Drought and ‘Rice First’ Policy Imperil Vietnamese Farmers – The New York Times (28 May 2016)

Dams, drought and disaster along the Mekong river – IRIN (10 May 2016)

Leng Ouch, Cambodia (2016 Goldman Prize Recipient Asia) – The Goldman Environmental Prize

Burma takes pride in its first female Pulitzer Prize winner – Asian Correspondent (20 April 2016)

Extraordinary Heat Wave Sweeps Southeast Asia and Points Beyond – WunderBlog (19 April 2016)

“Welcome to Sayabouly – Land of Elephants & Dams” – East by Southeast (8 April 2016)

Manmade lakes for water storage could curb floods, droughts, saltwater – VietNam News (15 April 2016)

Vietnam values coordination in sustainable Mekong River water use – VietNamNet Bridge (15 April 2016)

3 Cross-Cultural Tips for the Journey to Sustainable Fishing in Myanmar – Huffington Post (12 April 2016)

Myanmar shaken by 6.9 magnitude earthquake – BBC (13 April 2016)

Land of a Million Elephants : VIDEO – A River’s Tail (11 April 2016)

Will China save its last undammed river? – The Christian Science Monitor (10 April 2016)

Vietnam: Climate change, dams will drastically impact Mekong region – Asian Correspondent (7 April 2016)

Ministry doubles water release to help drought-hit Vietnam – ECNS.CN (7 April 2016)

VN to sustain rice exports despite failed crops – VietNamNet Bridge (7 April 2016)

The Irrawaddy Business Roundup (April 9, 2016) – The Irrawaddy (9 April 2016)

Doubts raised over Chinese oil refinery plan – Myanmar Times (8 April 2016)

Experts: Third rice crop may lead drought and salinity to worsen – VietNamNet Bridge (9 April 2016)

Saline intrusion hits shrimp farmers in Mekong Delta – VietNamNet Bridge (9 April 2016)

Billion USD needed to fight drought – VietNamNet Bridge (8 April 2016)

Vietnam warns of dire impact from planned Mekong dams – Bangkok Post (5 April 2016)

MRC to Review Viet Nam’s Mekong Delta Study on Hydropower Development – MRC (4 April 2016)

Lauded activist attacked while patrolling Prey Lang forest – The Phnom Penh Post (29 March 2016)

Dam-affected villagers make case to UN envoy – The Phnom Penh Post (29 March 2016)

Holdouts Reject New Offer to Leave Dam Site – The Cambodian Daily (23
March 2016)

China and the Mekong Delta: Water Savior or Water Tyrant? – The Diplomat
(23 March 2016)

China’s Mekong dam release ‘nothing special’ – Bangkok Post (23 March
2016)

No great hopes for China’s Mekong release – The Phnom Penh Post (22
March 2016)

Chiang Mai’s headache: Corn-fed smoke haze – Straits Times (21 March
2016)

Huge dam release kills Songkran for Mekong residents – The Nation (22 March
2016)

China’s ‘generosity’ only goes so far – The Nation (22 March 2016)

Mekong Drought Worsens Amid Doubts Over Lao Promises – VOA (21 March
2016)

Vietnam’s ‘fruit kingdoms’ ravaged by salinization – Tuoi Tre News (21 March
2016)

Water diplomacy by China offers drought relief – The Nation (19 March 2016)

Mekong River diverted into Thailand’s waterways, worrying neighbours – ABC (18 March 2016)

Cambodian Thanks, Caution, as China Opens Mekong Dam – VOA (18 March 2016)

China’s water discharges highly anticipated – VietNam Net Bridge (18 March 2016)

Vietnam welcomes China’s increased outflow to Mekong River – VietNam Net Bridge (15 March 2016)

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta hit by worst drought in years – Asian Correspondent (19 March 2016)

Southeast Asia drought exacerbated by El Nino, climate change – Daily Times (15 March 2016)

Proper irrigation alleviates water crisis – VietNam News (14 March 2016)

PM issues urgent instruction to cope with saltwater influx in Mekong Delta – Saigon-GPdaily (13 March 2016)

Rice prices heating up – Saigon-GPdaily (14 March 2016)

Interview: Lancang-Mekong mechanism expected to be symbol of cooperation: expert – Xinhua Net (14 March 2016)

Laos vows to limit dam impacts – The Phnom Penh Post (14 march 2016)

UNESCO facilitates consultation on Right to Information Law in Myanmar
Mizzima (11 March 2016)

Myitsone: The Incoming NLD Govt’s First Big Test – The Irrawaddy (11 March
2016)

Dawei locals, CSOs raise concerns over violation of human rights – The Nation
(10 March 2016)

Laos Announces Hydropower Push at International Conference – VOA (9 March 2016)

Vietnam pledges $6.3 mil to help drought-hit farmers, may clear debts – Thanh Nien News (8 March 2016)

Salt Wounds Vietnam’s Rice Crop – RFA (7 March 2016)

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta acts on salinity crisis – Tuoi Tre News (10 March 2016)

China says still trying to resolve stalled Myanmar dam scheme – Reuters (8 March 2016)

Local people urge NLD to reconsider Dawei project – Bangkok Post (8 March 2016)

Thai seafood sector sees bright future in Dawei – The Nation (9 March 2016)

Affected Locals Tell New Govt to Solve Old Problems at Dawei SEZ – The Irrawaddy (7 March 2016)

Chinese firms seek part in Dawei SEZ – The Nation (7 March 2016)

Affected Locals Tell New Govt to Solve Old Problems at Dawei SEZ – The Irrawaddy (7 March 2016)

Chinese firms seek part in Dawei SEZ – The Nation (7 March 2016)

More Families Take Deals to Vacate Dam Site – The Cambodia Daily (8 March 2016)

China will renegotiate on Myitsone Dam with new government – Mizzima (5 March 2016)

Interview: China’s mega biodiversity could hold cures to cancer, malaria: UN expert – ShanghaiDaily (5 March 2016)

Dutch architect seeks solutions to climate change issues in Vietnam – Tuoi Tre News (5 March 2016)

‘Economic Growth Is Not the Best Way to Solve Economic Problems’: Policy Advocate – The Irrawaddy (29 February 2016)

Cambodians Raise Questions About Angkor Beer’s Involvement in Don Sahong Dam – RFA (26 February 2016)

Mekong ‘gravity’ study under fire – Bangkok Post (24 February 2016)

Keeping it Clean: Renewable Energy a Better Way for Myanmar – The Irrawaddy

Tanintharyi villagers seek divine intervention in Dawei SEZ battle – Frontier Myanmar (3 March 2016)

Transforming Myitsone into a win-win – Myanmar Times (4 March 2016)

Right way forward for the Mekong River – Bangkok Post (5 March 2016)

Hydropower dams cause VND5,194,153m in damages to Mekong Delta – Viet Nam News (5 March 2016)

Spotlight Shines on Laos as it Takes a Turn in the ASEAN Chair – RFA (29 February 2016)

Climate change, dams and risk in the Mekong – Global Risk Insights (29 February 2016)

Hydro standards ‘below par’, study finds – The Phnom Penh Post (29 February 2016)

NLD to scrutinise special economic zones – Myanmar Times (1 March 2016)

Help on way to millions of farmers hit by drought – Viet Nam News (1 March 2016)

Vietnam’s southern national park recognized as ramsar site – Tuoi Tre News (24 February 2016)

The true cost of Laos’ banana plantations – Southeast Asia Globe (10 February 2016)

IFC Helps ACLEDA Bank Plc. Increase Lending to Small Businesses and Women-owned SMEs in Cambodia – Financial (25 February 2016)

Pak Moon dam still a dilemma 25 years – Bangkok Post (22 February 2016)

Shell begins review of BG Myanmar assets – Myanmar Times (19 February
2016)

A Sound Basis for Land Reform – Frontier Myanmar (19 February 2016)

Chinese Company to Begin Controversial Copper Mining Operation in
Myanmar – RFA (19 February 2016)

Vietnam’s southern delta braces for worst drought in century – Thanh Nien
News (19 February 2016)

Drought-hit Thailand taps Mekong water – Straits Times (20 February 2016)

The tragedy of the Lower Sesan 2 Dam (VDO) – Mekong Watch (18 February 2016)

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta faces most serious drought, salinization in 90 years – Tuoi Tre News (18 February 2016)

Lao govt opens Don Sahong project to all concerned parties – Thai PBS (16 February 2016)

Thai communities vow to appeal against Laos dam – The Third Pole (16 February 2016)

EXCLUSIVE: China Damming Lhasa River Into Artificial Lakes – VOA (15
February 2016)

China’s Nuclear Industry Goes Global – The Diplomat (11 February 2016)

Expert: nuclear power helps Vietnam ensure energy security – VietNam Net
Bridge (9 February 2016)

Against the flow – Bangkok Post (17 February 2016)

Water shipped to parched Banteay Meanchey locale – The Phnom Penh Post (17 February 2016)

Interview: Lao People Fighting For Change ‘Deserve Better Than Silence’ – RFA (16 February 2016)

Mekong Delta: Salt intrusion a once-in-a-century disaster – VietNam Net Bridge (17 February 2016)

Fermented bee larvae: a gift of the Mekong Delta’s cajuput forest – Thanh Nien News (10 February 2016)

Decline of Cambodia’s Honeybees Raises Concerns – VOA (15 February 2016)

Thung Yai shows the way to end forest evictions – Bangkok Post (17 February 2016)

5th Friendship Bridge in pipeline – TTR Weekly (16 February 2016)

Clouds hang over China-led infrastructure work – Asian Nikkei Review (12 February 2016)

Chinese investors are rushing to Myanmar – Invest Asian (13 February 2016)

Coal Power on the Rise: Mekong Region Digs In – The Mekong Eye (15 February 2016)

Investors buy up Dawei real estate – Myanmar Times (16 February 2016)

Thailand diverts Mekong, Vietnam put in danger – VietNam Net Bridge (16 February 2016)

What a New Vietnam-Russia Deal Says About the Mekong’s Future – The Diplomat (13 February 2016)

Thailand diverts Mekong, Vietnam worries about rice production – VietNam Net Bridge (14 February 2016)

Experts back Thai-China medium-speed railway – The Nation (15 February
2016)

Damned if you do – The Economist (13 February 2016)

Requiem for a river: Can one of the world’s great waterways survive its
development? – The Economist (13 February 2016)

Waste Collection Project Launched at Inle Lake – Frontier Myanmar (10
February 2016)

Here today, gone tomorrow – Frontier Myanmar (10 February 2016)

How Mekong women hone science skills – Sci Dev (9 February 2016)

Put Don Sahong Dam on U.S.-ASEAN Agenda, Say Campaigners – VOA (12
February 2016)

Myitsone dam is as much Aung San Suu Kyi’s problem as Beijing’s – Nikkei
Asian Review (8 February 2016)

Lao hydro: wind to ease Asean energy shortage – The Nation (7 February 2016)

Sowing Seeds, Saving Lives – Frontier Myanmar (8 February 2016)

Developers in tearing hurry to level Yangon heritage buildings – Straits Times (5 February 2016)

Mega First’s mid-term prospects looking ‘very well’, says chairman – The Edge Markets (5 February 2016)

Mekong: New photos reveal true scale of dam – The Interpreter (4 February 2016)

Mekong Delta’s largest lagoon lives up to name ‘sea on plains’ – VietNam News (5 February 2016)

Shifting Sands in the Mekong River – The Diplomat (27 January 2016)

Grain by Grain, Truck by Truck: How Myanmar Is Losing its Beaches – Earth
Island Journal (4 February 2016)

Aye Lwin: ‘The Chinese Need to Treat Myanmar as an equal Business Partner’
– Frontier Myanmar (3 February 2016)

Will China dam its last free-flowing river? – Market Place (2 February 2016)

Coastal blue carbon from planted mangroves holds promise – Forest News (2
February 2016)

HCM City eyes high-quality vegetable farming – VietNam News (3 February
2016)

Laos to export electricity to Myanmar, more for Vietnam – The Nation (3
February 2016)

Boeung Kak protesters pelt World Bank office with eggs – The Phnom Penh
Post (2 February 2016)

Underground water levels in coastal provinces alarmingly low – VietNam Net Bridge (2 February 2016)

China drives water cooperation with Mekong countries – Eco-Business (2 February 2016)

Mega dam threatens Mekong dolphins – DW (2 February 2016)

New Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank Breaks Ground: What You Need to Know – Asia Foundation (27 January 2016)

Bombing in Central Laos Kills 2 From China – the New York Time (29 January 2016)

Bomb-clearing in Laos may get more U.S. help – Philly.com (26 January 2016)

Saline intrusion a threat to crops in Mekong Delta – Viet Nam News (28
January 2016)

Thai govt warned against plant to divert Mekong water – Asian News Network
(28 January 2016)

Thai Communities Appeal Xayaburi Lawsuit Verdict – International Rivers (24
January 2016)

On the road with the women building Myanmar – The Guardian (25 January
2016)

Detained activist says Don Sahong work surging – The Phnom Penh Post (26
January 2016)

Thai junta scraps regulations on industries, power plants – Prachatai (22
January 2016)

Mekong River Commission Faces Radical Change – The Diplomat (22 January 2016)

On Energy Policy, Experts and Officials Differ – The Cambodia Daily (21 January 2016)

Vietnam seeks new investors for empty industrial park – Thanh Nien News (22 January 2016)

Large dams threaten third of freshwater fish – SciDev (19 january 2016)

Thailand Farmers Use Experience to Weather Tough Economy – VOA (20 January 2016)

12,000 rai added for SEZ second-phase development – Bangkok Post (19 January 2016)

Local Opposition to Dawei SEZ Reservoir Persists – The Irrawassy (19 January 2016)

Water crisis looms as Thai upstream plan may cut supply to Cambodia, Vietnam – Thanh Nien News (19 January 2016)

At the borders of ecological destruction – Bangkok Post (18 January 2016)

Swimming with the World’s Biggest Fish – National Geographic (15 January 2016)

Video: Damming the Bunong – A River’s Tail (10 January 2016)

Interview: Chinese investment in Myanmar’s SEZ pure business: company official – Xinhua (16 January 2016)

Elephants force Myanmar villagers to tree-top refuge – Bangkok Post (16 January 2016)

Damming the Mekong – the myth of ‘sustainable hydropower’ – The Ecologist (16 January 2016)

Donors slash funding for MRC – The Phnom Penh Post (14 January 2016)

New environmental impact rules released – Myanmar Times (15 January 2016)

UN convention could help solve Mekong pact’s weaknesses – The Phnom Penh Post (14 January 2016)

Forecast Stormy for Mekong, Commission Says – Khmer Times (13 January 2016)

Rush to build ‘kaem ling’ water catchments – Bangkok Post (13 January 2016)

‘No dodging’ EIA on water plan – Bangkok Post (13 January 2016)

Dammed if they don’t: Mekong countries face crucial choice today – Thanh Nien News (13 January 2016)

Scientists sound alarm over hydropower’s impacts on tropical fish
biodiversity – Eco-Business (13 January 2016)

One third of freshwater fish species at risk from dam projects
Practical Fishkeeping (10 January 2016)

Meandering on the Mekong – Financial Express (13 January 2016)

Myanmar aims high for gas discoveries in the future – The Nation (14
January 2014)

Building boom set to greet world leaders – Nikkei Asian Review (11
January 2016)

Asia’s water can be a source of harmony, not conflict – South china
Morning Post (10 January 2016)

Mekong Delta: thousands of hectares of rice face menace of saline
intrusion – VietNam Net Bridge (10 January 2016)

Myanmar trade ties in the spotlight – Bangkok Post (7 January 2016)

Govt set to divert water from key rivers – Bangkok Post (12 January 2016)

‘Detained’ Mother Nature activists file lawsuit – The Phnom Penh Post (12
January 2016)

Scientists Question Dam Building in the Amazon, Congo and Mekong
International Rivers (7 January 2016)

‘We do not accept the government’s clean coal technology’ – Mizzima (7
January 2016)

Wonder of the aquatic world under threat from plans for Mekong dams – The Guardian (8 January 2016)

Hydro dam boom threatens a third of the world’s freshwater fish – The Guardian (8 January 2016)

Mekong river ebbs quickly prompting concern for tap water production in Nakhon Phanom – Thai PBS (7 January 2016)

What Is the Value of the Mekong River? – The Diplomat (4 January 2016)

Ghost town ‘forgotten’ in Chiang Khong border trade – Bangkok Post (3 January 2016)

New Myanmar govt faces pressure on Chinese infrastructure projects – Channel News Asia (4 January 2016)

Cambodia’s profitable Sihanoukville port plans to list in 2016 – JOC (4 january 2016)

Vinh Long to develop rural electricity network – VietNam News (4 January 2016)

Uncertainty as political transitions loom – Straits Times (3 January 2016)

Chinese businesses investing heavily in Southeast Asia – Nikkei Asian Review (2 January 2016)

There is a lot more to Yichang than hydro-engineering – South China Morning (3 January 2016)

Dam, there goes the delta – Straits Times (2 January 2016)

Chinese Company Wins Contract for Deep Sea Port in Myanmar – The Diplomat (1 January 2016)

UPDATE – Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine region gets new economic zone – Video News (30 December 2015)

Overexploited rivers dying – VietNam Net Bridge (30 December 2015)

France provides 1 million euro to support the expansion of a Mekong hydro-meteorological network and data application – MRC (18 December 2015)

Laos Could Act as ‘Land Link’ in Integrated Asean – VOA (30 December 2015)

River salinity from sea badly hits Mekong Delta rice crop – Thanh Nien News (18 December 2015)

Malaysia’s Toyo Ink to build $3 bln power plant in Mekong Delta – Thanh Nien News (18 December 2015)

Climate change is business opportunity for China – Eco-Business (17 December 2015)

Life Inside the Long-Planned Dawei Special Economic Zone – The Irrawaddy (22 December 2015)

Govt to Hand Over Unfinished SEZ Business to NLD – The Irrawaddy (22 December 2015)

Bangkok set to be China’s rail hub – Bangkok Post (28 December 2015)

EU to provide fund for food, nutrition security in Myanmar – Newsx (21 December 2015)

The Hopes And Dreams Of Children Growing Up On Boats In Vietnam’s Mekong Delta – HuffPost Australia (28 December 2015)

Lake Indawgyi: A tourist paradise faces major environmental challenges – DW (22 December 2015)

Parliament asks Government to Explain Jade Mining Conditions – Frontier Myanmar (21 December 2015)

Illegal sand mining returns to Tien River – VietNam News (23 December 2015)

Court backs Xayaburi legal process – Bangkok Post (26 December 2015)

Communities on the environmental frontline: Thailand’s first transboundary case – Asian Correspondent (23 December 2015)

Dozens are feared Dead after a Landslide in Myanmar – The New York Times (26 December 2015)

Mekong Delta to battle climate change – VietNam Net Bridge (23 December 2015)

Kra Canal: Golden opportunity or commercially unviable? – Channel News
Asia (12 December 2015)

Japan’s involvement in Dawei SEZ ‘will boost confidence’ – Bangkok Post
(14 December 2015)

Experts call for dam review to consider earthquake risks – Myanmar Times
(14 Monday 2015)

Vietnamese province asks to stop dredging sea passage on Phu Quoc Island – Tuoi Tre News (10 December 2015)

Rakhine group calls for suspension of Kyaukphyu SEZ project – Mizzima (10 December 2015)

WWF Campaign Airs Dark Possibilities At Border – Khmer Times (13 December 22015)

Mekong Delta’s alluvium levels fall as more water reservoirs are built – VietNam Net Bridge (14 December 2015)

NGOs condemn dam power at COP21 – Phnom Penh Post (11 December 2015)

Dams may worsen arsenic problem: study – Phnom Penh Post (7 December 2015)

Laos: Govt directly Driving Illegal Trade in Endangered Rosewood by Accepting it as Legal Tender – Laos Times (9 December 2015)

Emissions target begs a clear explanation – Bangkok Post (11 December 2015)

What should Asia aim for in Paris? – Bangkok Post (9 December 2015)

Experts: Mekong dams threaten ecology – VietNam Net Bridge (9 December 2015)

Dawei Special Economic Zone begins to get underway – Mizzima (9 December 2015)

Govt to mull power offer from Laos – The Nation (10 December 2015)

Gas accounts for smaller share – Bangkok Post (8 December 2015)

‘Ghost rice’ in Vietnam – P2: Harvesting in darkness – Tuoi Tre News (8 December 2015)

‘Ghost rice’ in Vietnam – P1: Searching for the ancestry of present grains – Tuoi Tre News (4 December 2015)

Heading Off Negative Impacts of Dam Projects – New York Times (8 December 2015)

Chaiyaphum residents complain to Asean embassies – The Nation (9 December 2015)

ASEAN told to push for strong adaptation measures in climate deal – Rappler (8 December 2015)

Bung Binh Thien Lake – iMekong (9 December 2015)

Drought spurs call for home water savings – Bangkok Post (8 December 2015)

China pollution: First ever red alert in effect in Beijing – BBC (8
December 2015)

Vietnam Will Build Smart City – Prensa Latina (7 December 2015)

Tumult in the sea heralds bad times – Bangkok Post (7 December 2015)

Critics say emissions vow ‘a pipe dream’ – Bangkok Post (5 December 2015)

Switching to renewables – what ASEAN can learn from Nordic nations
EcoBusiness (7 December 2015)

Vietnam may lack flowers, fruits for Tet due to strange weather – VietNam
Net Bridge (6 December 2015)

How coal-fired plants will doom Thailand – Bangkok Post (5 December 2015)

Death haunts China’s ‘angry river’: Scientists find 40 per cent of fish species gone from free-flowing Nujiang near Tibet – South China Morning (4 December 2015)

The New Mekong: Changes And Expectations – Stimson (4 December 2015)

Gold rush crawls to a standstill – Bangkok Post (6 December 2015)

France continues to support Vietnam in response to climate change – Tuoi Tre News (4 December 2015)

A river and its people in trouble – Phnom Penh Post (5 December 2015)

Over 70 percent of Mekong Delta firms hit by climate change – VietNam Net
Bridge (5 December 2015)

Dams slash Mekong fish stocks – Viet Nam News (5 December 2015)

In Paris for Climate Talks, Burmese Activists Urge Govt to Follow Through on Action Plan – The Irrawaddy (3 December 2015)

Climate initiatives must not include large hydropower projects – NGOs –
Mizzima (3 December 2015)

Looking In on China’s ‘Going Out Policy’ – Economy Watch (2 December 2015)

Protective forests in Mekong River Delta in danger – VietNam Net Bridge (2 December 2015)

Northeast farmers told to refrain from off-season rice – The Nation (2 December 2015)




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