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Is Sustainable Development Along the Mekong Possible?
October 31, 2017
Is Sustainable Development Along the Mekong Possible?
Political realities -- starting with China -- make Mekong management difficult.
Is Sustainable Development Along the Mekong Possible?
Is Vietnam in for Another Devastating Drought?
February 08, 2017
Is Vietnam in for Another Devastating Drought?
Lessons learned from last year's disaster can shape a climate-resilient approach in the Mekong Delta.
Is Vietnam in for Another Devastating Drought?
The Resurgence of China-Vietnam Ties
January 25, 2017
The Resurgence of China-Vietnam Ties
A visit to Beijing by Vietnam's Communist Party chief underscored a major shift in Sino-Vietnamese bilateral relations.
The Resurgence of China-Vietnam Ties
Killing the Mekong, Dam by Dam
November 28, 2016
Killing the Mekong, Dam by Dam
Regional governments have been underestimating the environmental and economic costs of Mekong dams.
Killing the Mekong, Dam by Dam
New Laos Dam Heightens Mekong Fears
November 11, 2016
New Laos Dam Heightens Mekong Fears
A third mainstream dam raises the threat posed to the river's future.
New Laos Dam Heightens Mekong Fears
Desperate Times for Cambodia's Farmers
August 09, 2016
Desperate Times for Cambodia's Farmers
After facing a long drought, Cambodian farmers now fear the arrival of La Niña and possible floods.
Desperate Times for Cambodia's Farmers
China and the Mekong: The Floodgates of Power
May 25, 2016
China and the Mekong: The Floodgates of Power
China now has a chokehold on the Mekong River, the lifeline for the Indochina peninsula.
China and the Mekong: The Floodgates of Power
Facing Mekong Drought, China to Release Water From Yunnan Dam
March 16, 2016
Facing Mekong Drought, China to Release Water From Yunnan Dam
In response to a request from Vietnam, China is discharging water from a dam in Yunnan.
Facing Mekong Drought, China to Release Water From Yunnan Dam
Laos Gets Plugged In
August 13, 2015
Laos Gets Plugged In
The Southeast Asian nation is relying heavily on dams to meet domestic and regional demand for energy.
Laos Gets Plugged In
Change on the Mighty Mekong
April 01, 2015
Change on the Mighty Mekong
Hunger for affordable energy is threatening traditional livelihoods and a unique biodiversity.
Change on the Mighty Mekong
Cambodia’s Strongman Taunts Opposition With Rocket Fire
February 25, 2015
Cambodia’s Strongman Taunts Opposition With Rocket Fire
The country’s premier Hun Sen takes aim at activists battling a Chinese dam project.
Cambodia’s Strongman Taunts Opposition With Rocket Fire
Cambodia Suspends China Dam Project to Silence Opposition
February 25, 2015
Cambodia Suspends China Dam Project to Silence Opposition
Move comes a day after the controversial deportation of a Spanish anti-dam activist.
Cambodia Suspends China Dam Project to Silence Opposition
Vietnam May Crack Down on Dam Investors
January 03, 2015
Vietnam May Crack Down on Dam Investors
Government mulls harsher penalties as investors fail to meet obligations.
Vietnam May Crack Down on Dam Investors
Southeast Asia’s Top Stories in 2014
December 31, 2014
Southeast Asia’s Top Stories in 2014
A look back at the region’s biggest stories over the past 12 months.
Southeast Asia’s Top Stories in 2014
Laos Dam Risks Damaging Mekong River, Igniting Tensions With Vietnam
December 19, 2014
Laos Dam Risks Damaging Mekong River, Igniting Tensions With Vietnam
Consultations on Don Sahong dam fail to bridge gap between Laos and neighboring states
Laos Dam Risks Damaging Mekong River, Igniting Tensions With Vietnam
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