Houayheuang Xayabouly was arrested for a Facebook video about the lackluster response to severe flooding in the country and sentenced to five years in jail for attempting to overthrow the party.
A global criminal organization involved in child prostitution, the illicit trade of wildlife including tigers, rhinos and elephants, and drug trafficking — all from his private corner of Laos.
After nearly 30 months, Loss beings to finish some homes for dam collapse flood survivors.
Don Sahong Dam manager says traditional bamboo or Lee traps cannot be used by fishermen anymore.
Lao Petroleum & Chemical Co. Ltd (Laopec), a China-Laos joint venture, has launched first phase production of its three million tons/year refinery project in Lao capital Vientiane on Monday.
Doosan Heavy Industries will complete the construction of the 728-megawatt hydropower plant in the middle Mekong river in Laos by 2029, the company said.
The effects of the pandemic have been widespread and have been felt not only by the Nam Kong 1 dam, but by many other development projects.
The Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydropower project in southern Laos’ Attapeu province has rebuilt a saddle dam at the reservoir after the previous one collapsed two years ago, causing a devastating flood.
Laos should widen the project’s impact assessment and propose additional measures to mitigate potential adverse impacts from the dam, according to a public regional forum organised by the MRC
May not buy electricity from Sanakham dam in Laos after it learned the project might affect the Mekong River.