September 04, 2020
US Official Attacks China’s ‘Manipulation’ of the Mekong
By Sebastian Strangio
Southeast Asia’s mighty river is quickly becoming a new front in US-China competition.
November 01, 2019
Tibet’s Rivers Will Determine Asia’s Future
By Dechen Palmo
At the dawn of a new era of building dams on the Yarlung Tsangpo, countless lives and ecosystems are being risked in the name of “development” and geopolitics.
June 22, 2018
Nepal-China: Reality Sets In
By Kamal Dev Bhattarai
As relations with India turn cordial, Nepal slows down the implementation of past agreements with China.
May 25, 2016
China and the Mekong: The Floodgates of Power
By Cal Wong
China now has a chokehold on the Mekong River, the lifeline for the Indochina peninsula.
March 23, 2016
China and the Mekong Delta: Water Savior or Water Tyrant?
By Margaret Zhou
Don't be fooled by reports about China discharging water to alleviate drought along the Mekong.
March 16, 2016
Facing Mekong Drought, China to Release Water From Yunnan Dam
By Shannon Tiezzi
In response to a request from Vietnam, China is discharging water from a dam in Yunnan.
July 29, 2015
The Hidden Costs of China's Shift to Hydropower
By Beth Walker and Liu Qin
Beijing hopes hydropower can wean China off dirty fossil fuels, but new dams will mean a big environmental toll.