China flexes its control on the Mekong

This week's Mekong-Lancang Cooperation summit did more to facilitate Beijing's economic penetration than address the waterway's many problems

Phnom Penh, January 11, 2018 6:43 PM (UTC+8)
The Jinghong Hydropower Station on the Lancang River, the Chinese part of the Mekong River, in Jinghong city, Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan province. Photo: AFP Forum
The Jinghong Hydropower Station on the Lancang River, the Chinese part of the Mekong River, in Jinghong city, Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan province. Photo: AFP Forum
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