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New Laos Dam Heightens Mekong Fears
November 11, 2016

New Laos Dam Heightens Mekong Fears

By Luke Hunt
A third mainstream dam raises the threat posed to the river's future.
The Changing Face of ASEAN
September 15, 2016

The Changing Face of ASEAN

By Luke Hunt
Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam offer an unlikely breath of fresh air.

Thailand's Future After the Constitutional Referendum
August 27, 2016

Thailand's Future After the Constitutional Referendum

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss Thailand's new constitution and upcoming Asian summits.

After the Big South China Sea Verdict, What Will ASEAN Say?
June 30, 2016

After the Big South China Sea Verdict, What Will ASEAN Say?

By Ankit Panda
ASEAN foreign ministers will convene days after the highly anticipated South China Sea verdict drops. What will they say?

The Power of Power: Laotian Village Generates Its Own Electricity
June 29, 2016

The Power of Power: Laotian Village Generates Its Own Electricity

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
In a remote mountain village of northern Laos, a community has developed their own electrical grid, yet faces an uncertain future.
Just How United Is ASEAN Against China Over the South China Sea?
June 24, 2016

Just How United Is ASEAN Against China Over the South China Sea?

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss ASEAN unity and North Korea's recent Musudan missile testing.

Singapore-Kunming Rail Link: A 'Belt and Road' Case Study
June 17, 2016

Singapore-Kunming Rail Link: A 'Belt and Road' Case Study

By Shang-su Wu
The Yunnan to Singapore rail link should be a showcase for the Chinese strategy, but it too faces hurdles.
Laos: The Land of a Million Elephants
June 16, 2016

Laos: The Land of a Million Elephants

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
The expansion of civilization is pushing humans and elephants closer and closer together.

Damming the Nam Khan in Laos
May 25, 2016

Damming the Nam Khan in Laos

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
The Nam Khan river, a major tributary of the Mekong, is being dammed in at least 3 places, displacing thousands.

Seeing Landlocked Laos' Sea
May 12, 2016

Seeing Landlocked Laos' Sea

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright.
The Nam Ngum dam was Laos’ first major hydropower project, and it resulted in the formation of an immense reservoir--the Laos Sea.

Coffee, Kingdoms, and the Peace of Southern Laos
May 04, 2016

Coffee, Kingdoms, and the Peace of Southern Laos

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
The area around Pakse, the largest city in southern Laos, is best known for its coffee production and the ruins of an ancient empire.
Making the Most of Fruits of the Khone Falls
April 27, 2016

Making the Most of Fruits of the Khone Falls

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
Not all living from the waters around the Khone Falls demonstrate concern for the health of the water or its creatures.

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