ក្រុមអ្នកអភិរក្សបានអំពាវនាវឲ្យនាយករដ្ឋមន្ត្រីកម្ពុជា ហ៊ុន សែន ដាក់សម្ពាធលើប្រធានាធិបតីនៃប្រទេសឡាវ ជុំម៉ាលី សាយ៉ាសន ឲ្យព្យួរការសាងសង់គម្រោងទំនប់វារីអគ្គិសនីដនសាហុងនៅ ទន្លេមេគង្គក្នុងប្រទេសឡាវ ដែលទទួលរង ...
គណៈកម្មការទន្លេមេគង្គ(MRC)ដែលមានប្រទេស៤ជាសមាជិកនៅសប្តាហ៍នេះ នឹងធ្វើការពិគ្រោះយោបល់ជាសាធារណៈស្តីការអភិវឌ្ឍន៍ទំនប់វារីអគ្គិសនីដ៏ធំមួយនៅក្នុងតំបន់ខាងត្បូងនៃប្រទេសឡាវ។ គម្រោងនោះ ជាទំនប់ទឹកដែលបានគ្រោងឡើងមួយនៃទំនប់ ...
ការសាងសង់ទំនប់ សាយ៉ាប៊ូរី ដំណើរការបានជិតពាក់កណ្តាល
ការសាងសង់ទំនប់វារីអគ្គិសនីសាយ៉ាប៊ូរី នៅលើទន្លេមេគង្គ ក្នុង ប្រទេសឡាវ បានដំណើរការជិតបានពាក់កណ្តាលហើយ បើទោះបីជាក្រុមអភិរក្សបរិស្ថាននានាបានរិះគន់យ៉ាងខ្លាំងក្តី។ នេះបើតាមក្រុមហ៊ុនអភិវឌ្ឍន៍ទំនប់នេះ។ ...
គំរូប្លង់ថ្មីនៃគម្រោងទំនប់វារីអគ្គិសនី សាយ៉ាប៊ូរី នៅតែជាអាថ៌កំបាំង
នៅចំពេលមានបណ្តឹងនិងការរួមគ្នារវាងក្រុមអ្នកប្រឆាំង ខាងក្រុមហ៊ុនអភិវឌ្ឍន៍គម្រោងទំនប់វារីអគ្គិសនី សាយ៉ាប៊ូរី បានដាក់ចេញនូវផែនការរចនាប្លង់ឡើងវិញ លើគម្រោងដែលមានតម្លៃរាប់ពាន់លានដុល្លារ ខណៈក្រុមសង្គមស៊ីវិលចង់ឲ្យមានការរៀបចំឡើង ...
នៅមុនពេលដែលលោកនាយករដ្ឋមន្ត្រីទៅចូលរួមកិច្ចប្រជុំកំពូលគណៈកម្មការទន្លេមេគង្គសង្គមស៊ីវិលគ្រោងនឹងដាក់លិខិតនិងស្នាមមេដៃជាង ៤០០ របស់ប្រជាពលរដ្ឋ ដែលនឹងរងការប៉ះពាល់ផ្ទាល់ពីគម្រោងទំនប់វារីអគ្គិសនី ដនសាហុង ទៅខុទ្ទកាល័យលោក ...
Nations unite against dam
Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand have all called on Laos to submit its planned Don Sahong hydropower dam to an intergovernmental assessment. According to the dam’s opponents, the Laos National Mekong Committee has acted unilaterally in the planning of its second Mekong dam, a project they fear ...
WWF calls for emergency MRC meeting over Laos' decision to build 2nd dam
The World Wildlife Fund, one of the biggest conservation groups, has called for an emergency meeting with the Mekong River Commission (MRC) in the wake of Laos’ decision to proceed with a second dam on the river. There are fears that this move will seriously undermine ...
The Nation News Staff
International Donors Call for Redesign of Sesan 2 Hydro Dam
International donors, including the U.S., Australia, the European Union and the World Bank, have urged the Cambodian government to redesign a massive hydropower project in Stung Treng province that environmentalists say will deplete fisheries and submit it to the Mekong River Commission (MRC) for consultation. In ...
Lao dam unapproved yet under way: NGO
The construction of Don Sahong Dam, the second of 11 potential and controversial Mekong mainstream dams, is moving ahead without approval from Mekong River Commission members, according to a conservationist group report. Located less than two kilometres from the Cambodian-Lao border, the dam has been slammed ...
Lao Dams, Mining Ruining Sekong Water Quality in Cambodia
Dam-building and gold mining in southern Laos are ruining water quality downstream on the Sekong River in Cambodia, where villagers are no longer able to drink or use the water, according to an environmental group. The activities undertaken by Lao and Vietnamese companies on the Sekong’s ...
Mekong Dams Threaten Extinction of Giant Catfish
The elusive Mekong giant catfish, which the U.S.-based World Wildlife Fund (WWF) called “one of the world’s largest and rarest freshwater fish,” can reach up to three meters (10 feet) and weigh up to 300 kilograms (660 pounds). The Xayaburi dam would prove an “impassable barrier” ...
Dam firm violated law
The parent company behind a firm constructing the Lower Sesan 2 dam in Stung Treng has repeatedly violated Chinese law by building “massive” power projects without prior approval, China’s national auditor has found. State-owned China Huaneng Group, of which Lower Sesan 2 partner Hydrolancang International Energy ...
Mekong forest facing sharp decline: WWF
BANGKOK: Demand for farmland may strip the Greater Mekong region of a third of its remaining forest cover over the next two decades without swift government action, a leading conservation group warned Thursday. Forests are being cleared for commodities such as rubber and rice while illegal logging is decimating ...
In Washington, ‘Mekong Days’ Puts River in Focus
Advocacy groups, environmentalists and policy-makers have wrapped up five days of events surrounding Mekong River issues in Washington. “Mekong Days,” a series of talks, films and other forums that ended Tuesday, highlighted issues in the region, where some 60 million people live. The Mekong River, a major ...
Documentary Looks at Impact of Mekong Dams
An updated documentary, “Where Have All the Fish Gone?,” examines the impacts of hydroelectric dams on the Mekong River. The Xayaburi dam, which would produce hydropower for market, has become a divisive issue among Mekong River countries. Critics say it could severely damage ecosystems on which ...
World's largest freshwater fish threatened
The 16th Conference of Parties of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites) has brought thousands of delegates from over 150 countries to Bangkok to discuss cross-border cooperation, sustainable use of biodiversity and transnational endangered species issues. Construction has already begun on the ...
Vietnam and Cambodia hit back
Vietnam urged Laos to halt construction of a $3.5 billion hydropower dam pending further study, environmental activists said on Friday after a meeting of the Mekong River Commission. The activists said Cambodia, also downriver from the Xayaburi dam, accused Laos during heated discussions on Wednesday and ...
Laos defends actions on Xayaburi at MRC meet
Laos yesterday defended its decision to begin building the Xayaburi dam amid criticism from Cambodia on a lively final day of the Mekong River Commission’s annual council meeting in Luang Prabang, Laos. According to separate sources who attended, Cambodia spoke out against Laos for “misinterpreting” the ...
Groups slam ministers' failure to discuss Xayaburi Dam
Regional conservationists criticised the Mekong River Commission (MRC) yesterday for leaving the controversial Xayaburi Dam off its agenda at this week’s annual ministerial meeting in Luang Prabang, Laos. Laotian authorities said they would confirm their decision to go ahead with the hydropower project in the mainstream ...
Xayaburi dam stirs debate on Mekong River Commission
When ministers from the four member countries of the Mekong River Commission and donors meet in Luang Prabang, Laos this week, the future role of the agency will be on the table. Questions about the effectiveness of the Mekong River Commission, set up in 1995 to ...