Southeast Asia | Lao dam disaster points to Communist Party failings

Lao dam disaster points to Communist Party failings

Collapse of Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy Dam may have killed hundreds while exposing the poor governance and endemic corruption under hidebound communist rule

Phnom Penh, July 25, 2018 3:04 PM (UTC+8)
Residents on rooftops surrounded by floodwaters in Attapeu province after a dam collapsed on July 23.
Photo: AFP/Attapeu Today
Residents on rooftops surrounded by floodwaters in Attapeu province after a dam collapsed on July 23. Photo: AFP/Attapeu Today
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