Laos speeds up hydropower plant on Mekong River despite concerns

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Laos speeds up hydropower plant on Mekong River despite concerns

Construction work on the Don Sahong Dam in Laos is progressing at a rapid pace, amid urgent questions about its impacts on the food security and livelihoods of those near the site as well as up and downstream the Mekong River, according to International Rivers.

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Mekong River hydro dams to take heavy toll on Vietnam: experts

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 9 month(s) ago

Mekong River hydro dams to take heavy toll on Vietnam: experts

Vietnamese and foreign experts have warned that hydropower dams on the Mekong River's upper sections will severely affect the lower region, especially Vietnam’s Mekong Delta.

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Mekong River future scenarios under spotlight

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VOV News English 9 month(s) ago

Mekong River future scenarios under spotlight

A forum on ‘Mekong outlook: changes and expectations’ was organised in Hanoi on October 29 by the Centre for Humans and Nature.

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Water security vital to Vietnam development

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VOV News English 10 month(s) ago

Water security vital to Vietnam development

Ensuring water security is believed to be not only imperative but also a long-term mission for the sustainable development of Vietnam.

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Inl’t symposium and exhibition on water security held in HN

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Inl’t symposium and exhibition on water security held in HN

VGP – Deputy PM Hoang Trung Hai attended the 4th International Symposium and Exhibition on Water Security in a Changing Era (VACI 2015) on Monday in Ha Noi.

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Deputy PM: Agriculture essential for national development strategy

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Báo Dân Trí English 16 month(s) ago 1 related news

Deputy PM: Agriculture essential for national development strategy

Developing agriculture and ensuring food security should play a central role in the national development strategy of any country, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.

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Deputy PM: Agriculture essential for national development strategy

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VOV News English 16 month(s) ago 1 related news

Deputy PM: Agriculture essential for national development strategy

Developing agriculture and ensuring food security should play a central role in the national development strategy of any country, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.

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Deputy PM: Agriculture essential for national development strategy

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VietnamPlus English 16 month(s) ago

Deputy PM: Agriculture essential for national development strategy

Developing agriculture and ensuring food security should play a central role in the national development strategy of any country, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.

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Vietnam, riparian neighbors exert pressure on Laos over second Mekong dam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 19 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam, riparian neighbors exert pressure on Laos over second Mekong dam

A man fishing in the Khone Falls area, near the site of the Don Sahong dam project. Laos's steadfast determination to forge ahead with construction of the Don Sahong, the second of 11 dams planned by the landlocked nation on the lower reaches of the Mekong River, has pitted it against its riparian neighbors. Photo credit: International Rivers

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SMC objects to Don Sahong Dam prior-consultation process

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VietnamNet English 24 month(s) ago

SMC objects to Don Sahong Dam prior-consultation process

VietNamNet Bridge – The Save the Mekong Coalition (SMC) has written to the Prime Ministers of Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam voicing concerns over the Prior Consultation for Don Sahong Dam project recently submitted by the Lao government.

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Mekong River at risk as Laos forges ahead with dam-building spree

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Báo Thanh Niên English 29 month(s) ago

Mekong River at risk as Laos forges ahead with dam-building spree

The Challenge Program on Water and Food- (CPWF) Mekong dams database provides the locations of every known commissioned, under-construction and planned dam in the Mekong River Basin

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Hydropower dam poses irreparable damage in Mekong River ecosystems

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SaiGon GP English 30 month(s) ago

Hydropower dam poses irreparable damage in Mekong River ecosystems

Construction of hydropower dams in the Mekong River may cause irreparable damage to ecosystems and push 100,000 people in poverty, said Ame Trandem from the International Rivers Network.

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Environmental groups oppose controversial Laos dam on eve of regional summit

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Báo Thanh Niên English 30 month(s) ago

Environmental groups oppose controversial Laos dam on eve of regional summit

A road built as part of a project to build the controversial Xayaburi hydropower dam in Laos

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Laos pushes ahead with Mekong dam without consulting neighbours

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Báo Thanh Niên English 36 month(s) ago

Laos pushes ahead with Mekong dam without consulting neighbours

Laos is to forge ahead with a second hydro power dam on the Mekong river, side-stepping its commitment to consult its downstream neighbours before starting work.

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National meeting responds to World Water Day

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Báo điện tử CP English 43 month(s) ago 3 related news

National meeting responds to World Water Day

VGP - A national meeting was held in Can Tho City on March 21 in response to the World Water Day 2013 with the presence of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

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