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  1. Source: Government of Thailand Country: Thailand BANGKOK, 31 July 2014 (NNT) – The floods have submerged some villages in Amnat Charoen since Wednesday night, affecting more than 1,000 houses. The ... FULL ARTICLE AT Relief Web

  2. VIENTIANE —A Chinese firm suspected of illegally mining gold along the Mekong River in Laos has fled the country, state media reported Tuesday. FULL ARTICLE AT The Bangkok Post

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Sam Pan Bok, beautiful grand canyon of amazing Rock in Mekong river in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand.

Sam Pan Bok, beautiful grand canyon of amazing Rock in Mekong river in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand.

  1. Chinese firm flees after illegally mining gold in Laos

    Vientiane - A Chinese firm suspected of illegally mining gold along the Mekong River in Laos has fled the country, state media reported Tuesday. FULL ARTICLE AT The Nation Multimedia

  2. Source: IRIN Country: Cambodia PHNOM PENH, 28 July 2014 (IRIN) - The planned construction of 88 hydroelectric dams in the lower Mekong basin by 2030 will cause food security challenges in ... FULL ARTICLE AT Relief Web

  3. Planned dams threaten Cambodia's food security

    PHNOM PENH, 28 July 2014 (IRIN) - The planned construction of 88 hydroelectric dams in the lower Mekong basin by 2030 will cause food security challenges in Cambodia, experts say. FULL ARTICLE AT IRIN News

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Sam Pan Bok, beautiful grand canyon of amazing Rock in Mekong river in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand.

Sam Pan Bok, beautiful grand canyon of amazing Rock in Mekong river in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand.

  1. Planned dams threaten Cambodia's food security

    PHNOM PENH 28 July 2014 (IRIN) - The planned construction of 88 hydroelectric dams in the lower Mekong basin by 2030 will cause food security challenges in Cambodia, experts say. FULL ARTICLE AT IRIN News

  2. Farmers in Viet Nam’s Mekong Delta say they may not be able to grow rice in the future because of rising sea levels caused by climate change. The South-East ... FULL ARTICLE AT United Nations Radio

  3. by  XINHUA PHNOM PENH, July 18 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hor Namhong will lead a delegation to attend the 20th ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting, to be held ... FULL ARTICLE AT New Europe News

  4. The days of local commuter transport on the Mekong are coming to an end, as new roads are built. Today I caught the “Slow Boat” from Huay Xai down to ... FULL ARTICLE AT Travellerspoint

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The Mekong is one of the world’s major rivers. It is the world's 12th-longest river and the 7th-longest in Asia. Its estimated length is 4,350 km (2,703 mi), and it drains an area of 795,000 km (307,000 sq mi), discharging 475 km (114 cu mi) of water annually. From the Tibetan Plateau this river runs through China's Yunnan province, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Laos, Thailand,... Full Article At Wikipedia.org

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