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Cover v9   25 April 2019 , Vung Tau City, Viet Nam

Regional flood center to also address drought issues, new policies to strengthen internal control

Vung Tau City, Viet Nam, 25 April 2019 – The Mekong River Commission (MRC) today announced a new effort to address flood and drought issues in the Mekong region, and set new policies to strengthen internal control and operation within its Secretariat.
Xayaburi Hydroelectric Power Project Xayaburi00055   08 April 2019 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Water flow in Jinghong of China to decrease, but without significant impact downstream

Vientiane, Lao PDR, 8 April 2019 — The outflow of water at the Jinghong hydropower station in China will gradually decrease by almost half over a seven-day period in April, according to an official notification from China’s Ministry of Water Resources being copied to the Mekong River Commission Secretariat today. But no worrying trends are detected. 
Cover v8   05 April 2019 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

MRC awards green campaign winners to celebrate Mekong Day, raise awareness of plastic pollution

Vientiane, Lao PDR, 5 April 2019 — The Mekong River Commission (MRC) today awarded winners of its green campaign to celebrate the Mekong Day anniversary and raise awareness of the danger of plastic waste in the Mekong River basin.  

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IWRM P WebBanner   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