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It may not lift all boats. Cambodia's Kbal Romeas village will soon be submerged by a new hydroelectric dam, but not everyone's cheering - or evacuating.
"China's CCCC Second harbor Consultant Co Ltd had informed the department that they would begin the survey on the Mekong River project." It is protocol in respect to a nation's sovereignty that a foreign company must request permission to enter the ...

Avalon Waterways' new suite ship will give cruise travelers a new way to explore Southeast Asia. Here's more.
We're cruising up the Mekong from Vientiane, capital of Laos, to northern Thailand, on a 1000km, 10-day journey. Way upstream, dams are voraciously draining the river, so initially we have had to drive north for several hours, the water level at ...
VietnamNet Bridge - The Malaysian budget airline AirAsia is now planning to operate in Vietnam after previous three attempts. This has been cited as proof to show the attractiveness of the market, but analysts say the Vietnamese sky may not be ...
Ms. Melanie Schultz underlined the importance of the Mekong Delta Plan (MDP), adding that the Netherlands stands ready to support and transfer technologies to help develop the region sustainably, and cooperate with Viet Nam in tackling climate change ...

VietNamNet Bridge - A lack of cutting-edge technologies, unrealistic policies, and a failure to take advantage of local expertise and knowledge are constraining agricultural development in the country, experts have said.
TORONTO - Avalon Waterways is venturing deeper into the Far East by adding another Suite Ship on the Mekong River. The Avalon Saigon comes on the heels of two other new Suite ships - Avalon Myanmar and Avalon Siem Reap - on the Irrawaddy and ...
The Marine Department revealed yesterday that China's CCCC Second Habor Consultant Co Ltd had informed the department that they would begin the survey on the Mekong River project yesterday and the work would conclude within two months.
Samnang knows that his village, Kbal Romeas, which sits on the banks of the Srepok River, a tributary of the Mekong River in northwest Cambodia, is going to be inundated by water from a downstream hydroelectric dam.
WCS has recently re-organised into a set of regional programs, which includes the Greater Mekong Region, covering the Cambodia, China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam programs, in addition to region-wide engagement on a variety of ...
An official letter from Chiang Rai Provincial Marine Department Office was sent to Rak Chiang Khong Network on Tuesday advising that the Chinese company, CCCC Second harbor Consultants, will start the survey on the Mekong River navigation channel ...
Samnang knows that his village, Kbal Romeas, which sits on the banks of the Srepok River, a tributary of the Mekong River in northwest Cambodia, is going to be inundated by water from a downstream hydroelectric dam.
The Chinese team on Tuesday began its 50-day study of the rapids, which lie along the Mekong River. environmentalists fear China wants to remove the rapids with explosives to clear a passage along the river, which they say will harm the river's ecology ...
Temporary wooden walkways are being built in the Mekong River between the Thai-Lao border to allow the public access to recreational activities held in certain sections near the river.
"On the International Day of Action for Rivers, we, the Save the Mekong Coalition, along with civil society and community partners from Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, make this statement to express our gratitude to the Mekong River and the way of life ...
The mighty Mekong River, the world's twelfth largest, started its 2350 kilometre journey in the high Tibetan Plateau and whittled its way through China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia to Vietnam.

The Southern Institute of Water Resources Research (SIWRR) yesterday said that water level in the upper Mekong River is high.
Travelers wishing to explore Southeast Asia can do so aboard one of Emerald Waterways' Mekong River cruises. The 16-day itinerary explores Vietnam and Cambodia on board the purpose-built Mekong Navigator. A new brochure, available on Emerald ...
Mekong Delta protective forests wiped away by rising waters. VietNamNet Bridge - Thousands of households along the coast in Ca Mau province have been living in fear as hundreds of meters of protective forests have been lost to the sea each year ...
The incident is unfortunate, but it pales in comparison to a brewing interstate controversy in Southeast Asia that might potentially affect rice sufficiency in The Philippines.
On a recent AmaWaterways river cruise on the Mekong River, I brought my two daughters, ages 8 and 9, on the trip along with me.
Its eyes will look out over the Mekong River and the Mekong Friendship Bridge linking Laos to Thailand. Construction is expected to begin in May while estimates say it will take 3 to 4 years to complete the whole project.
The water levels in the Mekong river in Nong Khai, Thailand have been receding, resulting in a river shore that has become a temporary tourist attraction.
The Swiss Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs (SECO) will finance 5 million euros to help prevent floods in three Mekong Delta cities including An Giang, Kien Giang and Ca Mau in the 2017-2019 period.
The White River Irrigation District (WRID) welcomed the Mekong River Commission, with representatives from Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, along with the Corps of Engineers and other officials to tour the Grand Prairie Irrigation Project Wednesday and ...
Treatment of urban waste is proving to be a challenge for Mekong Delta provinces because the operation of many garbage treatment plants has been delayed due to disputes over pricing and investors are shying away since it is not a lucrative business.
The master plan, approved by the Prime Minister last year, aims to turn the Mekong Delta into a special tourist area of the country, with the goal of welcoming around 34 million tourists, including 3.5 million foreigners by 2020, and about 52 million ...
The 14-day Mekong Discoverer River Cruise is a journey of discovery from the many wonders of Vietnam to the jewels of the Mekong. It cruises through Cai Be and Sa Dec before crossing the Cambodian border towards Seam Reap to take in the temples of ...
Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office Executive Director Jens Thraenhart said: "We are delighted to have Anna address this year's Forum, organized under the theme "Prosper with Purpose".
After traveling through Vietnam's Mekong Delta in January, examining climate change through the lens of another country, four Cornell students toured the halls of Congress in late March to tell legislators all about it.
Vietnam Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Limited in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang has owned up responsibility for polluting the environment, ...
We faced the mountain ridge, our backs to the waters of the Mekong River, looking for the chamber. From this angle, it was hidden.
Following Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc's order to stop the illegal use of injected substances in shrimp exports, authorities in the Mekong Delta have begun several measures to end the practice by the end of next year. Mekong Delta launches crackdown ...
CAN THO, 3 April 2017: Community-based tourism service providers in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho need to be evaluated and classified by a "quality label".
Tonnes of young shrimps and fish have recently been released to the wild across the Mekong Delta region for the restocking of marine resources.
Originating from the mountaintops of Tibet and flowing 4,500 kilometres to the South China Sea is one of the world's most ecologically diverse and hugely undiscovered waterways - the Mekong River.
Vietnam will look into human and natural factors as it seeks to fight the problems threatening to sink the country's Mekong Delta food basket, according to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. The Mekong Delta, fed by alluvial soil from the Mekong River, ...
The Mekong basin is one of the richest areas of biodiversity in the world, yet one of the most undiscovered. 20,000 plant species, 430 mammals, 1,200 birds, 800 reptiles and amphibians, and an estimated 850 freshwater fish species, are found in this ...
Cambodia needs to diversify its food sources and improve marine conservation efforts amid dwindling numbers of fish stocks in the Mekong River, which remains one of the main sources of fish for Cambodians, experts said yesterday. During a Sustainable ...
Suppression of illegal logging and trade of phayung wood (Siamese Rosewood) as well as ways to improve transborder legal enforcement are among the issues being discussed during a two-day conference of the Mekong countries and their counterpart, ...
The Mekong basin is one of the richest areas of biodiversity in the world, yet one of the most undiscovered. 20,000 plant species, 430 mammals, 1,200 birds, 800 reptiles and amphibians, and an estimated 850 freshwater fish species, are found in this ...
The organisers of MTF 2017 - the Lao Ministry of Information, culture, and Tourism, the Luang Prabang Provincial Information, Culture and Tourism Department, and the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) - invited the SMEs to host 90-minute ...
Hogan, who is leading >"The Wonders of the Mekong: A Foundation for Sustainable Development and Resilience," project funded by the >U.
The Weekend Getaway Lao New Year includes daily breakfast for two, airport transfers, late checkout, an alms-giving ceremony and a class in Laotian cooking class.
The Vietnam Pangasius Association reported that farmers in the Mekong Delta bred 739 hectares of the fish and harvested 672 hectares in the first quarter this year with the output of 210,000 tons.
Global alternative investment firm TPG has reached an agreement to acquire majority stake in Vietnam Australia International school (VAS), as its existing shareholders - Mekong capital and MAJ Invest - plan to fully divest their stakes in the company.
Hogan is in Cambodia researching and documenting the migration as the leader of a USAID project called "Wonders of the Mekong," which focuses on the sustainable development of the rivers and landscapes of the Lower Mekong River Basin.
Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office Executive Director Jens Thraenhart said: "We are delighted to have Anna address this year's Forum, organized under the theme "Prosper with Purpose".
VietNamNet Bridge - Land subsidence in the Mekong Delta is becoming increasingly serious, caused mainly by overexploitation of underground water.


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