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New Chairman of Vietnam National Mekong Committee namedicon
POLITICS03/09/20200

New Chairman of Vietnam National Mekong Committee named

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a decision to assign Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung as new Chairman of the Viet Nam National Mekong Committee (VNMC).

 
Vietnamese PM attends 3rd Mekong-Lancang Cooperation Leaders’ Meetingicon

Vietnamese PM attends 3rd Mekong-Lancang Cooperation Leaders’ Meeting

POLITICS
24/08/2020

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the virtual third Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) Leaders’ Meeting on August 24, together with high-ranking leaders from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and China.

MRC urges Mekong countries to address low water flowsicon

MRC urges Mekong countries to address low water flows

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
08/08/2020

Six Mekong countries have been urged to address regional low water flows as the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) endures record lows for the second consecutive year, according to a Mekong River Commission (MRC) report.

Vietnam proposes audit on water resources in Mekong River basinicon

Vietnam proposes audit on water resources in Mekong River basin

POLITICS
28/07/2020

The State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) proposed that an audit on water resources in the Mekong River basin be conducted by the agency called "ASOSAI's cooperative environmental audit in Southeast Asia in the 2020-2021 period", 

German experts studying Mekong River water managementicon

German experts studying Mekong River water management

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
04/06/2020

Recent research from experts at the German Foundation for Science and Politics (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik - SWP) highlighted shortcomings in managing the Mekong River’s water resources.

Vietnam ready to join hands to use Mekong River’s water resources sustainablyicon

Vietnam ready to join hands to use Mekong River’s water resources sustainably

POLITICS
15/05/2020

Vietnam hopes and stands ready to join hands with countries along the Mekong River to manage and use its water resources effectively and sustainably, said Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang.

China limited the Mekong’s flow. Other countries suffered a drought.icon

China limited the Mekong’s flow. Other countries suffered a drought.

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
17/04/2020

New research show that Beijing’s engineers appear to have directly caused the record low levels of water in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam.

Mekong farmers’ livelihoods in perilicon

Mekong farmers’ livelihoods in peril

SOCIETY
24/03/2020

Vietnam is taking steps to ensure the country’s food security amidst heavy drought and saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta region.

Cambodia: no new hydropower dams along Mekong River in next 10 yearsicon

Cambodia: no new hydropower dams along Mekong River in next 10 years

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
21/03/2020

The Cambodian Ministry of Mines and Energy affirmed on March 19 that the country’s newly-approved Master Plan for 2020-2030 will not include the construction of new hydropower dams along the Mekong River.

Hydropower projects on Mekong River should not cause negative impacts: spokeswomanicon

Hydropower projects on Mekong River should not cause negative impacts: spokeswoman

POLITICS
06/03/2020

The building of hydropower projects on the Mekong River’s mainstream must ensure that they do not cause negative impacts, said a Vietnamese official.

UK launches $2.6mn project to help Vietnam safeguard deltasicon

UK launches $2.6mn project to help Vietnam safeguard deltas

SOCIETY
17/01/2020

The British Embassy in Vietnam has launched a project that will support Vietnam’s delta network and sustainable development.

China’s water diversion plan to northern region raises concernsicon

China’s water diversion plan to northern region raises concerns

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
24/12/2019

China is not a member of the international Mekong River Commission (MRC), but the country must work with Mekong countries to solve the question on water security in accordance with the Lancang – Mekong Cooperation Mechanism, experts say.

Vietnamese scientists concerned about Mekong’s water color changeicon

Vietnamese scientists concerned about Mekong’s water color change

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
23/12/2019

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) needs to take responsibility for the solutions to deal with the river's color change, according to Vu Trong Hong, former Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Vietnam needs solutions for sustainable development of riversicon

Vietnam needs solutions for sustainable development of rivers

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
06/12/2019

Vietnam's rivers have greatly contributed to socio-economic development, but over-exploitation in recent years has seriously affected this valuable resource, an expert has said.

Severe droughts forecast in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnamicon

Severe droughts forecast in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
20/11/2019

The Lower Mekong countries of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam are likely to face severe droughts that hurt cultivation and agricultural production by January 2020.

Don't silence the Mekong Rivericon

Don't silence the Mekong River

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/11/2019

Last month, the Mekong River Commission announced the commencement of Prior Consultation for Luang Prabang, the fifth lower Mekong mainstream dam to undergo the process.

Laos considers Luang Prabang hydropower while Vietnam ponders how to reacticon

Laos considers Luang Prabang hydropower while Vietnam ponders how to react

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
23/10/2019

Since it appears to be impossible for Vietnam to persuade Laos to stop building hydropower plants, Vietnam needs to minimize the negative impact.

Laos to host Mekong mayors’ tourism summiticon

Laos to host Mekong mayors’ tourism summit

TRAVEL
03/10/2019

Laos will host the Lower Mekong Tourism Cities’ Mayors Summit in Vientiane from October 12 to 15 to promote cooperation between cities in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.