Laos Is Not in a Chinese ‘Debt Trap’ – But It Is in Trouble
By Anjali Bhatt
Laos is disturbingly reliant on investment from China – and no one knows how much, and under what terms.
What Chinese Dams in Laos Tell Us About the Belt and Road Initiative
By Phillip Guerreiro
Analyzing Chinese dams in Laos provides insight into the local origins and drivers of the BRI, particularly along China’s borderland regions.
Scorched Earth Development in Northern Laos
By Scott Ezell
A look at dam, Belt and Road, and SEZ projects in “the battery of Southeast Asia.”
China Digs Deep in Landlocked Laos
By Eleanor Albert
China's presence is growing in strategically located Laos, but the trend is often overlooked.
Can the Land of a Million Elephants Survive the Belt and Road?
By Kearrin Sims and Chrisantha Pinto
Chinese-funded projects in Laos could hasten the eradication of the elephant population.
Another Chinese Citizen Killed in Laos
By Shannon Tiezzi
Yet another violent attack on Chinese workers could threaten China's investment projects in Laos.