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The study, "Case study on sediment in the Mekong River Basin: Current state and future trends", indicates that mainstream and tributary infrastructure development, riverbed mining, land use change and climate change are the main factors leading to a drastic reduction in sediment loads in the mainstream ...

Amid the rafts, boats, ferries and sampans on the Mekong, there is a gleaming new ship. Launched in September, Indochine II is all tasteful elegance. From the swimming pool on the sun deck to the massage room three floors below, the 62-passenger vessel has the feel of a modern European boutique ...
Castro restaurant diners can look forward to a new eatery in the neighborhood: Indo Restaurant is opening in the former Mekong Kitchen space. Hoodline spoke with business owner Bryan Lew, who told us that the new restaurant will open in early Spring 2018. Along with business partner and chef Tommy ...
29 November 2017, Pattaya, Thailand - Today, the Mekong River Commission (MRC) Council comprising water and environment ministers of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam gathered for its Twenty-Fourth Meeting in Pattaya, Thailand. The meeting was to review the MRC work in 2017 and ...
For centuries, Mekong River communities cherished a special relationship with this aquatic mammal. In Sambor, Cambodia, Saron, a 60-year ...

The RV Mekong Pandaw was built in 2002 and is a replica of the heritage ships of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company (IFC). From the 1860s to ...
CITIES IN the Mekong River region are facing common challenges from urbanisation, experts say. These cities are seeing their heritage roots ...
According to a report on Vietnam state television, the damming of the Mekong would have a drastic effect on the Mekong Delta, which is home ...
PHNOM PENH, Nov 14 2017 (IPS) - In Laos, the lush forests are alive with the whines of drills that pierce the air. On the Mekong, a giant ...
When it was launched in 2005, the goal of the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) was to reduce malaria-related mortality by 50% across 15 ...
The Mekong River crossing at the place there the Pak Beng dam is supposed to be built and (inset) architectural plans for the dam. (Main photo ...
COM [Seafood News] - November 14, 2017 Pangasius farm Gate Prices Hit Record After Rains in Mekong Pangasius prices in Vietnam are at ...
On the Mekong, a giant concrete wall rises slowly above the trees. The Don Sahong dam is a strong symbol, not only for a power-hungry Asia ...
Photo taken on Nov. 10, 2017 shows the launching ceremony of the Lao language version of a book on Lancang-Mekong cooperation "Sharing ...
Nowhere is this more clear than in the relationship between China and Vietnam, the nations that bookend the flow of the Lancang-Mekong river ...
Bangkok -- Amata Corp. of Thailand plans to develop industrial estates in cheaper neighboring countries along the Mekong River where it is ...

Throughout my time spent in Laos, the Mekong River, which I often swam in, remained a vast mystery. I crossed it many times. As I watched the ...
The battle over the Mekong River has resumed, and it will end badly for one side. Despite continuous Thai government efforts to delay, ...
Original (R) and fake viagra pills are presented at a press conference on counterfeit medicines. Photo: AFP/Stephanie Pilick.
Size matters, and when you sail to an exotic place like Cambodia or Vietnam, the smaller the group the better experience as you go ashore to ...
Last week, China conducted another iteration of its joint patrols with four riparian countries in the Mekong River. The development was a ...
The latest Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food and Energy took place from October 25-27 in Yangon, Myanmar. This forum is the biggest ...
Siphandone, in southern Laos, is the first place that I travelled to along the Mekong River. It was not only the breathtaking beauty of the ...
PHNOM PENH, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Global Center for Mekong Studies (GCMS) was launched here on Thursday with the aim of promoting ...
The Chinese firm commissioned to clear the Mekong River for Chinese shipping insists it will have to destroy 'just a few' of these islets off ...
Malaria parasites carried by mosquitoes in the Greater Mekong region have started to become resistant to the main drugs used to treat the ...
Bangkok -- Thirty million people depend for a living on the Mekong, the great Asian river that runs through Southeast Asia from its origins in ...
Frequently, drug-resistant strains have originated in the Mekong region of Asia, an area that includes Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, ...
Japanese vehicle manufacturer Toyota announced yesterday its intention to host a fourth Toyota Mekong Club Championship (TMCC) later this ...
The event is China's longest running film festival and shifts location annually. This year, the ceremony was held in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia on ...
CroisiEurope on Saturday will launch its newest riverboat on the Mekong River in Cambodia. Indochine II, which holds 62 passengers, joins ...
The Mekong River Commission (MRC) is the regional, intergovernmental organization tasked with facilitating the sustainable development of ...
The joint patrol was deployed to Huay Luangson area following a tip off a shipment of heroin would be smuggled across the Mekong to an agent in in Sangkhom district, Pol Maj Gen Chalong Pakpinyo, deputy chief of Provincial police Region 4, said at a media briefing (see video below) on Friday.
It is essential that tourism is sensitively managed if the target of attracting four million visitors to the Mekong River by 2020 is achieved, tourism stakeholders warn. At 4,350km in length, the Mekong River runs from China to Vietnam, slicing through six countries that offer varying cultures, traditions and ...
The latest alarm has a familiar ring in the Mekong subregion, a cradle of drug-resistant malaria for decades. The problem began with ...
environmentalists have pledged not to lower their guard against attempts to clear rapids on the Mekong River for better shipping navigation.
Chiang Rai: Laos is poised to launch a new port checkpoint in the Mekong River early next year to handle regional traffic while a Thai firm has ...
China wants a favour from Thailand, and last week sent a straight-talking official to lobby for it. Beijing is "developing" the Mekong River in a ...
VietnamNet Bridge - Mekong Delta, the rice granary of Vietnam, is facing three big challenges due to the impact of climate change, ...
The East West Economic Corridor project is one of 11 multi-country thematic routes that are at the core of the 2015-2020 Experience Mekong ...
China wants a favour from Thailand, and last week sent a straight-talking official to lobby for it. Beijing is "developing" the Mekong River in a ...
Malaria parasites carried by mosquitoes in the Greater Mekong region have started to become resistant to the main drugs used to treat the ...
Frequently, drug-resistant strains have originated in the Mekong region of Asia, an area that includes Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, ...
Japanese vehicle manufacturer Toyota announced yesterday its intention to host a fourth Toyota Mekong Club Championship (TMCC) later this ...
U.S. helicopters leave a battlefield in South Vietnam's Mekong Delta after depositing Vietnamese troops in the swampy terrain for an assault on ...
With the launch of the three-deck, 62-passenger Indochine II, CroisiEurope now has five vessels plying the Mekong River and its tributaries in ...
The event is China's longest running film festival and shifts location annually. This year, the ceremony was held in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia on ...
Today, CroisiEurope is unveiling its newest riverboat--the RV Indochine II--in Phnom Penh, Cambodia which will sail along the increasingly ...
Water volume in the Mekong River in Chiang Saen district of Chiang Rai has increased following discharges from a dam in Yunnan Province of ...


 

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