• Sat, 25 Aug 2018 10:12
    Lao PM calls on experts to reveal the truth behind dam collapse
    Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has urged international experts to work closely with Lao officials to determine the real reason for the collapse of the dam in Attapeu province on July 23. 
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  • Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:26
    SK Group donates US$10 million for Attapeu flood relief
    The SK Group has donated US$10 million (about KRW 11.2 billion) to the Lao government as a contribution to the relief fund for the flood recovery effort in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province.
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  • Sat, 18 Aug 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Don’t make dam business solely about profits, say advocates
    Last month’s dam collapse at the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydropower project in Laos’ Attapeu province has so far claimed 35 lives, with 99 missing and thousands displaced.
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  • Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:34
    More flooding in Attapeu after heavy rain
    Flooded villages here had emerged from the muddy waters but now floods are inundating the area yet again after several days of heavy rain.
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  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 09:10
    Laos' govt to inspect all dam standards, shelve new hydro projects
    The government has announced it will examine the safety standards applied to the construction of hydropower dams across the country following the deadly disaster caused by the collapse of a dam in Attapeu province.
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  • Sat, 04 Aug 2018 09:58
    Laos' energy ministry to join investigation into dam failure
    The Ministry of Energy and Mines is ready to join with all stakeholders in a government mission to investigate the cause of the damage to saddle dam D at the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydropower project, which resulted in serious flooding and destruction in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province.
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  • Mon, 30 Jul 2018 15:00
    Attapeu flood victims need more essential supplies
    Flood victims in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province are still in need of essential items especially food, rice, drinking water, clothing, blankets, medicines and other daily necessities.
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  • Sun, 29 Jul 2018 15:25
    Man dead, two hurt as Lao aid truck plunges off bridge
    A man was killed and two others injured when their truck loaded with provisions and donated items for Laotians affected by floodwaters plunged into a river in Savannakhet province on Sunday.
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  • Sun, 29 Jul 2018 01:00
    Lao PM warns of unofficial news sources for flood disaster information
    Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has warned members of the public to be aware and conscious about news and reports on the deadly flooding in southern Attapeu province to avoid misunderstanding.
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  • Fri, 27 Jul 2018 01:00
    Thai volunteers rush in big numbers to assist flood-hit Laotians
    RESCUERS FROM at least from two countries – Thailand and China – have arrived at Laos’ flooded southern district of Attapeu to join local soldiers in a search-and-rescue operation after the collapse of a saddle dam belonging to a major dam construction project that caused massive downstream flooding.
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  • Thu, 26 Jul 2018 18:15
    Princess offers support to flood-hit Laotians
    Princess Ubolratana has joined the Thai community in expressing support for Laotians affected by the sudden massive flooding caused by the partial collapse of a dam under construction in the country’s southern province of Attapeu.
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  • Thu, 26 Jul 2018 17:21
    Thais join Laos rescue operation
    Thai rescuers will join hands with their Lao counterparts in rescuing about 800 local villagers who are stranded on a mountain after escaping the big floods caused by the collapse of a dam in Attapeu province.
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  • Thu, 26 Jul 2018 17:07
    Express accountability for fatal flooding, dam firm urged
    An official from Xe Pian Xe Namnoy Power Company has agreed the firm will take the fullest responsibility under the law and as per its concession agreement for the impact of its saddle dam D collapse following the record flood and destruction in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province.
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  • Thu, 26 Jul 2018 15:19
     Floods from Laos dam collapse force evacuations in Cambodia
    Attapeu , Laos - The torrent of water unleashed in a deadly Laos dam collapse has drained into Cambodia, forcing thousands to be evacuated, as rescuers on Thursday battled monsoon rains to find scores of Laotians still missing after whole villages were washed away. 
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  • Thu, 26 Jul 2018 14:04
    Rains hamper search for survivors after Laos dam collapse
    Attapeu , Laos - Rescuers battled fresh rains Thursday to reach scores of people still missing after a dam collapse in southern Laos that unleashed a torrent of water, washing away whole villages and killing at least 26 people.
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