Kannikar Petchkaew has covered wide ranges of issues from politics, economy, human rights, civil war to the environment. Her byline has appeared on numerous media outlets, including Asia Calling, Free Speech Radio Network, the Straits Times, Mongabay and the Mekong Eye. She enjoys her multi-tasking life, juggling her journalism career with lecturing young students in Thailand.

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Unraveling the Mystery of Laos U-Turn from Renewables to Coal to Power the Battery of Southeast Asia

After years of hydropower supercharging Laos’ successful ambition to become the key power exporter in the region, Laos’ energy export market has taken a surprising turn … towards coal. According to most international analysis from Carbon Tracker to Bloomberg, carbon is dying. Yet in Laos, energy carbon production went from zero to half of all […]