Regional/World

Volatile Mekong threatens birds’ nests

Unseasonal releases of water from upstream dams endanger nesting birds in Thailand during the winter dry season Just 50 metres from the Mekong, in the shadow of a discarded plastic cup, a lone chick sits camouflaged on the sand. It is a newly hatched small...

Life Style

Riding the Waves of the Mekong

As the End of Buddhist Lent Day is approaching, which suggests the arrival of a flooding season, the Mekong River will usually turn into a battle ground of boat races of riverine residents living along the river. For people in this mainland Southeast Asian region,...