Beijing has pledged billions of dollars to build new infrastructure in Cambodia as payback for impacts of Chinese mega-dams across the Mekong.
Leaders of the six countries sharing the Mekong River on Wednesday adopted a five-year plan of action on sub-regional cooperation.
Over the past decade the Mekong delta region has seen a net loss of one million people due to the new climate regime
China has the upper hand over a resource that serves as the economic lifeblood of its poor southern backyard.
Do all six countries who share the Mekong River share the same spirit of camaraderie? For answers, look to today’s 2nd Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Summit.
Mekong River leaders will be busy this year at meetings of many regional cooperation schemes that observers have said are overlapping.
The Beijing-led Lancang-Mekong Cooperation mechanism was set up to help ease tensions over development projects, but NGOs are unconvinced
The sustainable development of the Mekong Delta must go in hand with its long-term ability to recover and adapt to the multi-dimensional impacts of climate change
Thai people living along the Mekong River are advocating an international law to protect the environment and human rights regarding international investments in the river basin
The ADB is featuring organic food as a new type of tourism in the GMS, while farmers themselves are suffering, as is the ecology many of these tourists want to experience.
Hydropower development will likely deal a serious economic blow to Cambodia, with dire outlooks for its fisheries and rice outputs predicts Mekong River Commission (MRC).
If all the dams currently proposed for the lower Mekong basin are developed, sediment load reaching the delta will fall to 4% of current levels