Independent from Long Beach, California on April 5, 1963 · Page 34
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 34

Long Beach, California
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Friday, April 5, 1963
Page 34
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F*?« A-3--JNDEftNDENT , . t"» MM tv** rrun. Mr 11 i«u i 4 Nations Cooperate on Mekong . !.. By GIL SANTOS . ; BANGKOK, Thailand IfV- Four Southeast Asian nations have laid aside political differences in a united effort IH hardness the Mekong River under United Nations supervision. ;Prowestem Thailand and and South Viet Nam have teamed up with neutralist Cambodia and Laos to harness the Megkong lower basin's" 1,400-mile stretch and raise the economic standards of the peninsula. -^After three years of ex pteration. development of the jasin--»n area larger than fiance--is a year ahead Oi schedule. I'-We are now in the invest plent stage," said C. Hart Schaaf, head of the U.N. sponsored committee coordt fcating the Mekong Project. ** * » · · I-THE U_\. Economic Com fctissioa for Asia and the Far East fECAFE) has approved laore funds for the Mekong Project. Thailand pledged $311,000. Cambodia $300.000. France $270,000. Japan $180,- fOO and New Zealand SH.OOO J;5ince the Mekong Project jras launched in 1957, fifteen ritions,' led by the United Ijates and Canada, have pcmped more ban $33 million tato the scheme. "tTThe 2,600-mile Mekong trickles down from the Tibetan m o u n t a i n s , flows through Burma. Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and South Viet 'Nam and empties into the South China Sea. , When completed, the Mekong's lower basin will have at least 10 giant hydroelectric fewer dims--three on the. inain stream and seven on' tributaries--to feed at least! nine industrial centers in the four countries i n v o l v e d , Schaaf said. . · * · · ·-WEST GERMANY granted Thailand a $11 minion, 20-| year loan last December for consruction ol a tributary dam in northeast Thailand, when finished in 1965, this dam will have an output ca; parity of 24,000 kilowatts for an area which now has only 1,000, ."-In January, the United States contributed an addi- . tional $50,000 for replacement of parts in the hydroelectric network. This month the Philippines donated about $50,000. ."·When will the Mekong Project be completed? . "This is an unending process." said Schaaf. -It is like asking when win the work bi the Tennessee Valley An. thority stop." 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