Cambodia’s Phnom Penh braces for power shortage World

Cambodia’s Phnom Penh braces for power shortage

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has urged residents and businesses in Phnom Penh to be prepared for electricity shortages which could occur in this year’s dry season if water levels at hydropower dams run low.
Lao government to begin dam safety inspections in 2019 World

Lao government to begin dam safety inspections in 2019

The Lao government will begin inspecting the safety standards applied to the construction of all hydropower dams in the country next year in a bid to prevent further accidents, reported the Vientiane Times on November 30.
Mekong blighted by river erosion Environment

Mekong blighted by river erosion

The Mekong Delta, home to some 18 million inhabitants, is plagued by severe riverbank erosion, which has been blamed on climate change and human factors.