Mekong River Commission urges more transparency after record low water levels

Mekong River Commission urges more transparency after record low water levels

The intergovernmental Mekong River Commission (MRC) said in a statement released on Tuesday, June 15, 2020, that China should be more transparent over its dam operations on the Mekong River. The statement comes months after water levels downstream hit record lows…

Devastating floods hit Vietnam’s central provinces

Devastating floods hit Vietnam’s central provinces

Severe weather including strong winds, heavy rain, and lightning affected central provinces of Vietnam since October 15, 2019, leaving at least 4 people dead. The affected provinces are Nghe An, Binh Dinh, and Ha Tinh. In Nghe An, three fatalities were reported,…