The floodgates of the largest and most controversial dam project in Cambodia’s history officially closed yesterday. Prime Minister Hun Sen took aim at environmentalists, ambassadors and NGOs in a wide-ranging speech.
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Thailand’s National Human Rights Commission is holding a seminar on Thai outbound investment that will discuss the Hatgyi Dam.
Thailand’s Industrial conglomerate opened Xanamnoy 2 and Xekatam 1 hydropower plants in Champasak province that borders Thailand’s Northeastern Ubon Ratchathani province.
The Laos government is leveraging its rich hydropower resources in a bid to lift the country out of lower-middle income status by 2020.
There are plans to construct four dams along Ngaw Chan Hka River as part of the 50 large hydropower projects for the Myanmar government.
ASEAN Parliamentarians expressed concern over the worsening human rights situation in Cambodia, as the Cambodia cracks down on media outlets and civil society organizations
If developed as planned, the 50 large hydropower projects would permanently segment watersheds, flatten the peaks and valleys of the flood pulse and trap nutrient-rich sediment behind dams.