The sun sets over the Mekong River in Vietnam. File photo
The sun sets over the Mekong River in Vietnam. File photo

Satellites to track Chinese dams on Mekong river, as US likens ‘threat’ facing Southeast Asia to South China Sea

  • The US-funded Mekong Dam Monitor will track water levels at 11 Chinese dams along the river, where Washington has blamed droughts on China
  • Increased transparency is a boost for downstream countries, but many are wary of one more move in the great power competition

Topic |   US-China relations
The sun sets over the Mekong River in Vietnam. File photo
The sun sets over the Mekong River in Vietnam. File photo
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