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 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
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 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
A Chinese vessel was attacked by
unidentified gunmen on the Mekong river in Laos.
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.
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
Wildlife researchers say they have discovered 145 new species in Greater Mekong region last year.Oct 06, 2010, 09:13 AM IST
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
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