Mekong

Hamid Ansari holds talks with Cambodian PM to shore up economic ties

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Wednesday held wild-ranging talks with Cambodian Premier Hun Sen to discuss a host of issues including shoring up of economic engagement and conveyed India's decision to support several projects in Cambodia under the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation.

Sep 16, 2015, 11:34 AM IST

NASA, USAID launch environmental information hub

 NASA and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) have launched a joint project to strengthen regional environmental monitoring in five countries in the lower Mekong region of Southeast Asia.

Sep 01, 2015, 11:42 AM IST

Sushma Swaraj to visit Vietnam

Eyeing a more robust relationship with strategically-important Vietnam, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit that country next week during which cooperation in textile, pharmaceuticals, agriculture and defence would be in focus.

Aug 22, 2014, 20:45 PM IST

China executes Myanmar drug lord for killing 13 sailors

China executed a Myanmarese drug lord, along with three other accomplices from Thailand and Laos, for murdering 13 Chinese sailors on the Mekong River in 2011.

Mar 01, 2013, 14:40 PM IST

Attacks continue on Chinese vessels in Mekong

A Chinese vessel was attacked by
unidentified gunmen on the Mekong river in Laos.

Jan 15, 2012, 19:16 PM IST

China deploys patrol boats on Mekong: Report

China has deployed more than 300
armed police to patrol the Mekong river in boats in collaboration with Myanmar, Thailand and Laos after a deadly attack in October, state-run media has said.

Dec 10, 2011, 14:12 PM IST

China concerned after sailors killed on Mekong

China`s growing presence in Asia, Africa and other parts of the world has prompted attacks, kidnappings and hijackings.

Oct 10, 2011, 08:58 AM IST

Dracula fish, bald bird among 145 new Mekong finds

Wildlife researchers say they have discovered 145 new species in Greater Mekong region last year.

Oct 06, 2010, 09:13 AM IST

Mekong nations join forces on shrinking river

Southeast Asian nations on the Mekong River pledged Monday to step up cooperation over the shrinking waterway amid fears China`s dams are exacerbating a severe regional drought.

Apr 05, 2010, 13:49 PM IST

Fanged frog, 162 other new species found in Mekong

A gecko with leopard-like spots on its body and a fanged frog that eats birds are among 163 new species discovered last year in the Mekong River region of Southeast Asia, an environmental group said Friday.

Sep 26, 2009, 11:03 AM IST