• 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.
  • Fri, 27 Jul 2018 01:00
    Dam collapse to worsen flood situation
    Two Cambodian provinces face serious threats; Lao dam company takes ‘full responsibility’
  • 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 01:00
    Laos gets tough on dams
    New regulations and safety procedures to be enforced; death toll rises to 26.
  • Wed, 25 Jul 2018 16:46
    Dam safety monitoring stepped up after Attapeu outpouring
    The government of Laos has committed to keeping a close eye on the safety measures of all hydroelectric dams nationwide following the failure of a saddle dam at Xe Pian Xe Namnoy hydropower reservoir in the southern province of Attapeu.
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  • Tue, 24 Jul 2018 15:47
    Hundreds of downstream houses flood as Laos subdam breached
    Hundreds of households in Laos were heavily flooded on Monday night after a large amount of water overflowed a saddle dam section of Xe Pian dam following heavy rainfall in the country’s southern province of Attapeu.
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  • Sat, 16 Mar 2013 00:00
    Passage for Bt7.3-bn power transmission line from Laos
    The Office of the National Economics and Social Development Board (NESDB) said that a committee has approved a plan to invest Bt7.3 billion for an electricity transmission line from Xe Pian Xe Namnoy Hydroelectric Power plant to enable the purchase of 390
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