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Are We Seeing the Mekong River's 'Last Days'?
March 06, 2019
Are We Seeing the Mekong River's 'Last Days'?
A book review of Last Days of the Mighty Mekong, Brian Eyler, Zed 2019.
Are We Seeing the Mekong River's 'Last Days'?
Can ASEAN Play a Greater Role in the Mekong Subregion?
January 30, 2019
Can ASEAN Play a Greater Role in the Mekong Subregion?
ASEAN should aim to be “central” in the Mekong subregion too.
Can ASEAN Play a Greater Role in the Mekong Subregion?
The Trouble With the Lancang Mekong Cooperation Forum
December 19, 2018
The Trouble With the Lancang Mekong Cooperation Forum
The LMC was born from China’s unilateral dam building, but that same fact may also undermine the forum in the end.
The Trouble With the Lancang Mekong Cooperation Forum
Mekong Military Ties in Focus with Border Exchange
August 30, 2018
Mekong Military Ties in Focus with Border Exchange
A closer look at the broader significance of a recent activity.
Mekong Military Ties in Focus with Border Exchange
Laos: New Hydropower Dams, Old Mekong Worries
April 20, 2018
Laos: New Hydropower Dams, Old Mekong Worries
As Laos continues its hydropower ambitions, concerns around the future of the Mekong River are only growing.
Laos: New Hydropower Dams, Old Mekong Worries
New Climate Change Fears, Old Mekong Problems
March 21, 2018
New Climate Change Fears, Old Mekong Problems
The evidence continues to pile up on the river’s bleak future.
New Climate Change Fears, Old Mekong Problems
Mitigating the Effects of Climate Change in Vietnam
January 20, 2018
Mitigating the Effects of Climate Change in Vietnam
Climate change threatens Vietnam's economic transformation. Quick action could prevent the worst of the damage.
Mitigating the Effects of Climate Change in Vietnam
A Bright Future in Cambodia’s Energy Sector?
November 17, 2017
A Bright Future in Cambodia’s Energy Sector?
Rather than ecologically harmful dams, Cambodia should explore solar power to fill its energy gap.
A Bright Future in Cambodia’s Energy Sector?
China Conducts Joint Patrol With ASEAN Mekong States
October 31, 2017
China Conducts Joint Patrol With ASEAN Mekong States
The 63rd iteration of the Mekong joint patrols took place last week.
China Conducts Joint Patrol With ASEAN Mekong States
The Future Shape of Mekong Cooperation
September 13, 2017
The Future Shape of Mekong Cooperation
A closer look at the paths ahead for the Mekong River Commission.
The Future Shape of Mekong Cooperation
Can ASEAN Save the Mekong River?
May 05, 2017
Can ASEAN Save the Mekong River?
As discussions continue, the future of one of the world’s greatest rivers is as bleak as ever.
Can ASEAN Save the Mekong River?
Will the Environment Be the Vietnam Government’s Downfall?
March 22, 2017
Will the Environment Be the Vietnam Government’s Downfall?
Environmental protests are proving a tough challenge for the communist regime.
Will the Environment Be the Vietnam Government’s Downfall?
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
ASEAN’s Mekong Potential the Focus in Vietnam Meeting
November 09, 2016
ASEAN’s Mekong Potential the Focus in Vietnam Meeting
The recent WEF-Mekong meeting in Hanoi was a useful reminder of the subregion’s significance.
ASEAN’s Mekong Potential the Focus in Vietnam Meeting
Drowning Yunnan's Valleys
August 25, 2016
Drowning Yunnan's Valleys
In northern Yunnan, the future of multiple rural villages are under threat from hydropower dams along the Lancang.
Drowning Yunnan's Valleys
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