Latest Three Gorges Dam Stories

2008-08-19 09:00:34

Three Gorges facing flood peak, posing no threat to operation YICHANG, Hubei, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Three Gorges reservoir on Sunday saw its highest flood peak this year, but without disrupting the shipping service on the Yangtze River.

2008-08-08 03:00:23

KUCHING: The state government is not perturbed over objections to its plan to build hydroelectric dams.

2008-07-18 03:00:27

By Mwanukuzi, Phillip K Introduction Dams are important water resource management systems. In many places, water is regulated by and stored in dams for various purposes, but most importantly to maintain a reliable supply of water.

2008-07-06 15:00:15

A new round of heavy rains and flooding in China have left 12 dead and seven missing after similar flooding in June killed 252, government officials say.

2008-07-01 09:00:35

Text of report by Spanish newspaper ABC website, on 1 July Zaragoza: Just a few metres separate the pavilion of the Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and that of China at the Expo site in Zaragoza, but the distance between their messages is enormous.

2008-06-20 06:00:15

By Calum MacLeod BEIJING -- Floods in south China have killed at least 176 people this month and forced the evacuation of 1.6 million people. Yet the deadly start of China's rainy season masks a bigger crisis: not enough water.

2008-03-07 12:00:21

Text of report by Hong Kong newspaper South China Morning Post website on 7 March [Report by Shi Jiangtao in Beijing: "Three Gorges Official Defends Forced Eviction"; headline as provided by source] A senior official in charge of the Three Gorges Dam project has defended the forced eviction of the people in Chongqing yet to be displaced by the gigantic reservoir.

2007-06-12 15:35:00

Upon completion in 2009, the Three Gorges Dam along China’s Yangtze River will be the world's largest hydroelectric power generator and one of the few man-made structures so enormous that it's actually visible to the naked eye from space.

2006-07-27 04:06:11

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese activist working to help those displaced by the giant Three Gorges Dam and left paralyzed after a beating last month, inflicted the injuries on himself, a rights group cited a police investigation as showing.

2006-05-20 02:50:00

China completed construction on Saturday of the controversial Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydroelectricity project, and marked the occasion with a subdued ceremony broadcast live on state television.

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