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China dams blamed for exacerbating SE Asia water shortage

As China opened one of its six dams on the upper Mekong River last month to help parched Southeast Asian countries down river cope with a record drought, it was hailed as benevolent water diplomacy. But to critics of hydroelectric dams built on the Mekong over ...

Tran Van Minh and Stephen Wright
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/china/national-news/2016/04/04/462555/China-dams.htm

Lower Mekong thirsts for more water

The amount of water that will be released from a Chinese dam until 10 April could be too low to help alleviate drought-stricken South-East Asia. ...

Fatima Arkin
http://www.scidev.net/asia-pacific/water/news/lower-mekong-thirsts-for-more-water.html

China drives water cooperation with Mekong countries

China is more closely involved in cross-border cooperation on hydropower and water management after the six countries that share the Mekong River signed a landmark agreement late last year. ...

Sebastian Biba
http://www.eco-business.com/news/china-drives-water-cooperation-with-mekong-countries/

China dam discharges in Mekong

A large-scale hydropower dam in China began releasing a deluge of water from its overfilling reservoir on Friday, leaving downstream neighbours to fear imminent inundation. ...

Laignee Barron
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/china-dam-discharges-mekong

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