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Laos’ Big China-backed Projects Bring Debt And Hurt The Poor: Expert

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A United Nations human rights expert has urged communist-ruled Laos to focus less on foreign-invested dam and railway contracts...
Laos expects more private investment this year

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The Communist Lao government expects domestic and foreign private investment to climb to 23,086 billion kip ($2.7 billion) in 2019 from around $2.36 billion...
Laos suspends new hydropower projects after dam break

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The Lao government will suspend approval of new dams while it reviews more than 50 current projects following the catastrophic collapse of a hydropower...
Dam collapse dents Laos’ “battery of Asia” ambitions

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The collapse of a hydropower dam under construction by a South Korean company in southeastern Laos in the evening of July 23 is a...
Laos to build more hydropower plants

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Despite domestic and regional criticism, the government of Laos sticks to its plan to build more hydropower plants in the country in its aim...
Vietnam scraps plans to build nuclear power plants

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Vietnam has decided to ditch plans to build two nuclear power plants in its southeastern Ninh Tuan province owing to soaring costs and safety...
China slowdown puts breaks on Lao economy

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Laos, described by the World Bank as having “one of the fastest growing” economies in Asia-Pacific, is increasingly feeling the heat of a slowing...
Laos plans nuclear power plants

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Despite its abundance of energy sources from hydropower in the country, Laos is apparently planning to build nuclear power plants in a cooperation with...
Laos and China officials sign hydropower deal

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Renewable energy authorities in Laos and China signed an agreement to develop hydropower in Laos, news reports said October 11. The deputy head of Laos’...
Alstom looks into power projects in Myanmar

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French conglomerate Alstom is eyeing to take advantage of opportunities in the Myanmar’s hydropower sectors, the company's chairman and CEO Patrick Kron said. The firm...
Laos dams gain World Bank support

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The Laos government can depend on the World Bank to back the country's ambitious hydropower development plans now that that the multilateral institution has...
Sarawak hydropower seeks private funds

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The private sector is increasingly playing a pivotal role in the development of hydropower plants, the International Hydropower Association (IHA) has highlighted, with Sarawak...