Laos contributes 41 percent of the flow into the Mekong River, more than any other country.
After the regional stakeholder meeting this month there will be a field visit to Pak Beng in April.
Pak Beng, a $1.88-billion dam about 1,540 kilometers (960 miles) from the Cambodia-Laos border, would be the third dam Laos is building on the lower Mekong mainstream.
Diplomats are used to cleaning up international messes, but messes on beaches are not normally in their line. VOA Khmer's Sou Pichchinda narrates.
Emergency workers are trying to seal a crumbling spillway on a California dam to prevent flooding of local communities. VOA Khmer's Sou Pichchinda narrates.
President Donald Trump is a skeptic of climate science, questioned that human activity is the main cause of global warming. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
Pak Beng, a $1.88-billion dam about 1,540 kilometers (960 miles) from the Cambodia-Laos border, would be the third dam on the lower Mekong mainstream.
Every year, travelers and farmers gather at the riverbanks some eight kilometers from Phnom Penh to buy and sell the fish. This year’s prahok fish sold at unusually high prices.
President Donald Trump did not waste any time shaking up U.S. climate policy by learning the way for the construction of two oil pipelines. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
More than two dozen people were searching for gold morning along a local canal after floodwaters exposed gold deposits.
Despite a struggling economy, Russian agriculture recently outpaced Canada and the United States in wheat exports becoming the world's largest supplier of the key ingredient making bread. VOA Khmer's Seourn Vathana narrates.
Much of the U.S. was in the grip of a chilling polar vortex in mid-December and temperature were well below 10 degrees celsius in many areas. VOA Khmer's Hong Chanda narrates.