Shan community groups are calling for the suspension of a Chinese-backed dam on the Salween River that they say risks exacerbating conflict and environmental problems.
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Nov 23, 2009 (DVB), Burmese and Thai activists today urged both the Thai premier and a regional human rights body to cancel plans for a dam on the Salween river[…]
May 08, 2007 (DVB)
An environmental NGO has called on the Chinese, Thai and Burmese governments to halt and review all dam projects on the Salween River, citing rights and environmental concerns. In an[…]
Burma’s Ministry of Electric Power has approved the 1,400-megawatt Kunlong hydropower project on the Salween River in northern Shan State, industry news site Hydroworld reported. The project is being developed[…]
The Karen National Union say they will not allow the Hatgyi dam on the Salween River in Karen state to resume until a peace agreement has been made.
Overseas investment in Burma’s hydropower sector leads to complicity in displacement, violence and environmental ruin, group warns
Daily fluctuations in water level further south along Shweli river distrupting trade and transport for 20 villages in Shan state
Three dams in the pipeline as Burmese tycoons and Chinese companies look set to dominate the lucrative hydropower sector
Aug 5, 2009 (DVB), The construction of the unfinished Tasang dam in eastern Burma has already forced around 15,000 people into refugee camps in neighbouring Thailand, according to a report[…]
Dec 4, 2007 (DVB), About 30 Burmese ethnic environmental groups and Thai NGOs staged a demonstration outside the Chinese consulate in Chiang Mai yesterday to protest against Chinese-backed dam projects[…]