Nu Jiang

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Nu Jiang

(ˈnuː ˈdʒjæŋ)
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(Placename) the Chinese name for the Salween
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Flattening demand for electricity due to China's already-slowing economic growth, for example, offers a sliver of hope that the Salween River - which flows into Myanmar and along the Thai border before emptying into the Andaman Sea - could be saved, even if provisionally, from the cascade of hydroelectric mega-dams that Beijing has planned to build on it.
On the third night, they would sleep at the foot of a mountain called Doi Pang Hung after crossing the Nam Kong River, the Salween River in Shan, at a pier called Tha Huai Pong.
Tom McLay has secured a grant to fund a 1,749-mile expedition along the length of the Salween river from its source in China to its end in Burma before the area is swamped for hydroelectric power.
Since February 2013, thousands of Burmese troops and artillery have been deployed to pressure the SSA-N to withdraw from its territories along the Salween River, near Tangyan.
In Thailand, due to forceful efforts by Pianporn Pai Deetes, a female campaigner, the Thai government has shelved the dam project on the Salween River to keep the Mekong free-flowing.
He naturally concentrates on Wave11's unenviable task as Commander in Chief, the battles at Moulmein, the doomed defence of the Salween River followed by fighting along the Bilin River, the battle of Sittang, the fight to defend Rangoon and its fall, the growing difficulty British authorities were having with some Burmese, the role of the Japanese navy and their attack on Ceylon, the loss of Mandalay and the retreat into India.
Film -- Rambo 4 on MBC Action at 8pm When a group of missionary aid workers in Myanmar disappear in the jungle, vigilante Vietnam War veteran John Rambo leaves his job as a Salween River boatman behind to accompany a group of mercenaries on a daring rescue mission.
Three species of water scorpions in the genus Ranatra have previously been recorded from Burma based on limited material: R varipes Stal from Moulmein (Mawlamyine) in the Salween River delta; R.
LoCated close to the border with Thailand, the Yunzalin is a tributary of the Salween River that flows through Kayin State, where the Karen ethnic minority has been repres by the Burmese military, according to human rights groups
In this outing, simply titled Rambo, the eponymous hero's isolated brooding existence is interrupted when a group of Colorado missionaries ask him to transport them up the Salween River to deliver medical supplies and "prayer books" to members of Burma's Karen tribes.
Former Green Beret John Rambo lives and works on the Salween River, close to the Thail-and-Burma border, supplying cobras and pythons to a snake village.
Threats to security include situations brewing on the banks of the Nile, projects on the Salween River, and the Aral Sea/Mekong region, but some projects hold promise in that same Mekong area as well as in the Euphrates-Tigris basin and on the Okavango River.