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Laos: New Hydropower Dams, Old Mekong Worries
April 20, 2018
Laos: New Hydropower Dams, Old Mekong Worries
As Laos continues its hydropower ambitions, concerns around the future of the Mekong River are only growing.
Laos: New Hydropower Dams, Old Mekong Worries
Killing the Mekong, Dam by Dam
November 28, 2016
Killing the Mekong, Dam by Dam
Regional governments have been underestimating the environmental and economic costs of Mekong dams.
Killing the Mekong, Dam by Dam
Trouble on the Mekong
July 02, 2013
Trouble on the Mekong
Europe’s Pöyry Energy and its controversial role as Xayaburi dam consultant have been challenged under new OECD CSR rules.
Trouble on the Mekong
Xayaburi Dam Threatens Mekong River’s Giant Catfish
June 24, 2013
Xayaburi Dam Threatens Mekong River’s Giant Catfish
The Xayaburi Dam poses a problem for the Mekong River’s fish and the people living beside it.
Xayaburi Dam Threatens Mekong River’s Giant Catfish
Laos Approved for U.S. $5 Billion Loan for Rail Project
April 18, 2013
Laos Approved for U.S. $5 Billion Loan for Rail Project
Laos has just gone deeper into debt with a U.S. $5 billion loan to build a Thailand-Vietnam rail link.
Laos Approved for U.S. $5 Billion Loan for Rail Project
Laos Proceeds With Dam Despite ASEM Summit
November 07, 2012
Laos Proceeds With Dam Despite ASEM Summit
Laos’ biggest diplomatic achievement in decades may be overshadowed by dam construction.
Laos Proceeds With Dam Despite ASEM Summit
Battle for the Mekong Heats Up
August 02, 2012
Battle for the Mekong Heats Up
Laos’s Xayaburi dam project faces opposition throughout the region over its ecological impact.
Battle for the Mekong Heats Up
Laos Backtracks on Controversial Dam
July 16, 2012
Laos Backtracks on Controversial Dam
Laos halts work on an environmental hazard of a dam, writes Prashanth Parameswaran.
Laos Backtracks on Controversial Dam
Laos: Xayaburi Dam Halted. Really.
May 05, 2012
Laos: Xayaburi Dam Halted. Really.
Laos reassures its neighbors that work on the Xayaburi dam is on hold. But there are some mixed signals.
Laos: Xayaburi Dam Halted. Really.
Mekong Battle Delayed
December 31, 2011
Mekong Battle Delayed
The announcement that a decision over whether to proceed with the controversial Xayaburi dam has been delayed has been welcomed by NGOs. But will Laos push ahead anyway?
Mekong Battle Delayed
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