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  1. 1. learning | 21 Oct 2013

    Mon bridge: Community rebuilds

    About community & self-suffiency

    By Jon Fernquest

    » The bridge was at the center of their lives, so local temple helped organise bamboo for replacement bridge after wooden bridge collapsed.

  2. 2. news | 16 Dec 2014

    337kg ganja seized along Mekong river

    By Online Reporters

    » NAKHON PANOM – Hundreds of blocks of smuggled, compressed marijuana were seized by border police overnight on the side of the Mekong River, opposite Laos, in tambon Kham Tao of Muang district.

  3. 3. learning | 01 Aug 2011

    Mekong river: New drug smuggler route

    About crime

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Facing death if caught, for a measly 5,000 baht, drug mules swim across the Mekong river from Laos with loads of methamphetamines.

  4. 4. news | 30 Jan 2015

    China tipped to top up dried-up Mekong

    region

    By Post Reporters, Newspaper section: News

    » A Chinese marine department official says China will speed up releasing water from the Jinghong dam after more than 70 vessels ran aground in the Mekong River.

  5. 5. opinion | 28 Jan 2015

    Region must act now to save the Mekong from dams

    ENVIRONMENT

    Newspaper section: News

    » The rich Mekong River is home to vast natural resources and provides food to secure the livelihoods of millions of people. Since the beginning of time, it has served as our mother earth, interweaving and connecting intri...

  6. 6. news | 16 Jan 2015

    Hub set up to battle Mekong drugs menace

    By King-oua Laohong, Newspaper section: News

    » Thailand, Laos, Myanmar and China set up a new, temporary centre yesterday to foster collaboration in their fight against illicit drug trafficking on the Mekong River.

  7. 7. news | 15 Jan 2015

    New centre to combat Mekong drug trafficking

    » Thailand, Myanmar, Laos and China have set up a joint centre to further clamp down on drug smuggling along the Mekong River.

  8. 8. news | 11 Jan 2015

    Tour de France on the Mekong

    Newspaper section: News

    » Tourism officials are finalising plans for a multi-stage cycling event along the Mekong River, while playing down confusion over talks last year with Tour de France organisers.

  9. 9. news | 06 Jan 2015

    Shallow Mekong stalls cargo

    transport

    By Post Reporters, Newspaper section: News

    » Chiang Rai - The provincial harbour office is investigating a drop in the Mekong River's depth, which has become so shallow that many barges are forced to dock at local piers. 

  10. 10. news | 20 Dec 2014

    Mekong countries plan $30bn links

    By Online Reporters

    » Six countries along the Mekong River have approved spending $30 billion (986 billion baht) on development projects, mainly focused on linking one another over the next 10 years.

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