Water levels in the Mekong River in northern Thailand during last year’s wet season were at their lowest for over 50 years. Photo: Reuters

China’s dams did not cause our drought, Mekong nations say – but they ask for transparency

  • No proof region’s worst drought in 50 years was result of Chinese dam-building, but China provided inadequate water data, neighbours say
  • Southeast Asian countries show backing for China as they balance the matter against economic realities, according to observers
Topic |   Laos
Water levels in the Mekong River in northern Thailand during last year’s wet season were at their lowest for over 50 years. Photo: Reuters
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