Mon, 25 Feb 2019 01:00
Can Laos afford to be the ‘Battery of Asia’?
Critics warn of hidden costs in forging ahead with more dams
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.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 01:00
The ‘Battery of Asia’ could face a short-circuit
Shaken by a deadly dam collapse, Laos needs to reconsider its long-term strategy
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 01:00
Laos urged to abandon ‘Battery of Asia’ plan
Hydropower projects ruining Mekong, culture and causing deaths, meeting told.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 01:00
Lao dam review ‘right decision’
Safety standards to be examined; new investments on hold.
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 01:00
Power failure in the ‘Battery of Asia’
Laos’s controversial hydro ambitions hit disaster this week, but there could be worse to come
Sat, 07 Oct 2017 01:00
Helping to build a ‘powerhouse for Asia’
LAOS has to be more competitive, says Lao businessman Phanthachith Inthilath, who has set his mind on making his country the battery of Asia.