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  1. 1. learning | 03 Oct 2013

    Drought control, not floods, was Mae Wong's aim

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » A leading environmental advocate has insisted the Mae Wong dam was originally intended to solve a water shortage, not tackle floods.

  2. 2. learning | 23 Apr 2012

    Another proposed dam, another controversy

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The Royal Irrigation Department is pressing ahead with the Mae Wong dam project, but opposition from environmentalists is also likely to be strong.

  3. 3. learning | 24 Sep 2013

    Sasin Chalermlarp: 10 lessons

    People in the news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Well-known environmental activist Sasin Chalermlarp tells our Life section about his recently-completed 388km walk to protest against the Mae Wong Dam and what he learned from the experience.

  4. 4. news | 08 Jan 2015

    Hong Kong student leader Wong slams authorities in court

    By AFP

    » HONG KONG - The teenage face of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement, 18-year-old Joshua Wong, slammed the authorities Thursday in a court appearance linked to mass protests which brought parts of the city to a stands...

  5. 5. news | 24 Feb 2015

    Hun Sen: Dam won't start until 2018

    By AP

    » PHNOM PENH — Construction of a massive dam in southwestern Cambodia will not start until at least 2018, Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday, in an apparent effort to stop heavy opposition to the project which has focused...

  6. 6. news | 08 Jan 2015

    Water Dept to oppose Don Sahong dam

    By Apinya Wipatayotin, Newspaper section: News

    » The consultation process for Laos' proposed Don Sahong dam, held in Bangkok yesterday, ended with the Department of Water Resources declaring it would oppose the project on behalf of many Thais.

  7. 7. news | 06 Jan 2015

    Network says it will boycott last dam consultation round

    Don Sahong

    By Apinya Wipatayotin, Newspaper section: News

    » The Network of Thai People in Eight Mekong Provinces has announced it will boycott the final round of consultation for the controversial Don Sahong dam in Laos.

  8. 8. news | 02 Jan 2015

    Three Gorges dam 'breaks record'

    By AFP

    » BEIJING - China's Three Gorges dam has broken the world record for annual hydroelectric power production, more than a decade after it became the world's largest power plant, its operator said.

  9. 9. learning | 06 Nov 2012

    Laos approves Mekong dam despite objections

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The Lao government has approved the construction of the US$3.5-billion Xayaburi dam on the Mekong River despite objections from environmentalists.

  10. 10. learning | 01 Feb 2012

    Floods: Managing dam water levels

    About government

    By Jon Fernquest

    » With the rainy season fast approaching, dam storage levels need to be cut from 80% to 45% to make room for new rain water.

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