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Cover v12   16 August 2019

Mekong related regional cooperation frameworks recommend more joint efforts, coordination to boost effectiveness

Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 16 August 2019 – The importance of synergizing programs of activities of various Mekong related regional frameworks and improved mechanisms for  information sharing and collaboration in overcoming the challenges of becoming a more resilient and sustainable Mekong region were some of the key recommendations born out of a one-day meeting of the Mekong River Commission’s Expert Group on Strategy and Partnership.
Xayaburi Hydroelectric Power Project Xayaburi00065 v2   06 August 2019 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Water flow from China’s Jinghong dam to decrease

Vientiane, Lao PDR, 6 August 2019 –– The outflow of water from the Jinghong hydropower station in China’s Yunnan province will decrease by about 25-45 percent over five days, according to an official notification from China’s Ministry of Water Resources being copied to the Mekong River Commission Secretariat on Monday.
MRC and China renew pact on water data Cover   19 July 2019 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

MRC and China renew pact on water data provision and other cooperation initiatives

Beijing, China, 19 July 2019 — The People’s Republic of China has agreed to continue sharing hydrological data with the Mekong River Commission, which will contribute to better river monitoring and flood forecasting in the Mekong countries.

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The 7th MRC Regional Stakeholder Forum cover   12 April 2019 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

The 7th MRC Regional Stakeholder Forum

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MRC Oct 2014 00161   21 December 2018 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Cambodia, Thailand, Viet Nam consult stakeholders on Pak Lay hydropower project

Vientiane, Lao PDR, 21 December 2018 – Cambodia, Thailand and Viet Nam have recently consulted national stakeholders on the proposed Pak Lay hydropower project during the six-month prior consultation process for the project.
MRC Mekong fish species   19 December 2018 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

MRC's updated database offers comprehensive information on Mekong fish species

Vientiane, Lao PDR, 19 December 2018 – Available today, an updated Mekong fish species database from the Mekong River Commission (MRC) provides comprehensive information on fish species in the Mekong basin, including in the Sekong, Sesan and Srepok rivers and the Tonle Sap River.

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Mekong Pak Beng   29 August 2018 , Vientiane Lao PDR

Pak Lay Hydropower Project

The Pak Lay hydropower project is proposed on the Mekong mainstream in Pak Lay district, Xayaburi province, in north-western Lao PDR. The proposed project sits downstream of the currently under-construction Xayaburi hydropower station and is 241 kilometers upstream of Vientiane, the capital city of Lao PDR.
JEP9869 edit   17 January 2017 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Pak Beng hydropower project

The Pak Beng hydropower project is proposed on the Mekong mainstream in the northern territory of Lao PDR. The run-of-river project with capacity of 912 MW and the average annual generation of 4,775 GWh is expected to produce power for domestic supply and export. The dam is located between the Jinghong hydropower project in China and the Xayaburi hydropower project in Laos.
BDP-consultation2014.jpg   20 November 2014 to 22 November 2014 , Siem Reap, Cambodia

4th Regional Forum on the Basin Development Strategy

Moving towards optimal development of the Mekong River Basin