Mekong River


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Noun1.Mekong River - an Asian riverMekong River - an Asian river; flows through a large delta in southern Vietnam into the South China Sea
Burma, Myanmar, Union of Burma - a mountainous republic in southeastern Asia on the Bay of Bengal; "much opium is grown in Myanmar"
Cambodia, Kampuchea, Kingdom of Cambodia - a nation in southeastern Asia; was part of Indochina under French rule until 1946
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Lao People's Democratic Republic, Laos - a mountainous landlocked communist state in southeastern Asia; achieved independence from France in 1949
Kingdom of Thailand, Siam, Thailand - a country of southeastern Asia that extends southward along the Isthmus of Kra to the Malay Peninsula; "Thailand is the official name of the former Siam"
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More certainty over the future construction of two Chinese-funded bridges to span the Mekong River has fuelled land speculation in Arey Ksat, a quiet agricultural community on the opposite bank of the river from Phnom Penh and the Chroy Changva Peninsula.
The political will of the leaders to support this framework to achieve the goals of social and economic development of people in the Mekong River Basin.
It is known as Mekong River in Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam, which falls in the Indochina region.
The fleets will cruise over the Mekong River from Thailand's Golden Triangle to the ancient Lao capital and now UNESCO World Heritage city of Luang Prabang.
The Governance Regime of the Mekong River Basin: Can the Global Water Conventions Strengthen the 1995 Mekong Agreement?
The influx of Mekong rice is being threatened by infrastructure developments in a country upstream of the Mekong River.
A 10-day trip on the Mekong River aboard a classic riverboat from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap is now priced at PS909pp.
But it appears the countries along the 4,900 kilometer long Mekong will not cooperate to save their river and the Mekong River Commission is (MRC) now all but closed - because of squabbling among its members.
Johanna Powell, 37, of Cardiff, was one of 10 passengers on a boat that capsized on the Mekong River on April 11.
Andrew Barkely, coroner for Powys, Bridgend and the Glamorgan Valleys, said: "I conclude that Johanna Powell died on April 11 in the waters of the Mekong river in Laos.
He cited some bilateral cooperations such as the already opened Myanmar-Laos Friendship Bridge across the Mekong River and New Asia Road during this year, saying the inauguration of the friendship bridge helps create cross-border trade and ease transportation between the two nations and their neighbors including China, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh and India.
com)-- Perched on the banks of the Mekong River just 30 kilometers away from Luang Prabang in an eco friendly village, Kamu Lodge offers great opportunities to recharge and rejuvenate.