81.2 percent work in unregulated sectors, lacking social protection, and not always providing enough income for sustenance.
None want to be here but none can afford to be anywhere else.
The disastrous events happened just one day after officials checked the strength of the dam and announced that there was no need to worry.
A report shows that demand accounts for nearly 32 percent of the total planned investment of the country in 2019.
Secretive agents in Laos are sending dozens of animals each year across the country’s land border with China and fly others to the Middle East.
Developing hydropower is threatening the numerous fishing villages that line the Mekong River, which are seeing fish stocks dwindle as new dams spring up.
Activists say inequality is built into negotiation system, smaller countries being drowned out
Groups within the Mekong region issued a statement announcing their intention to boycott the Mekong River Commission’s (MRC’s) Prior Consultation for the proposed Pak Lay dam.