Potential upsides emerge from Lao dam disaster

Potential upsides emerge from Lao dam disaster

Communist regime suspends all new hydropower projects in wake of last month's Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy dam collapse, a welcome pause for those opposed to its relentless and damaging dam-building

Vientiane, August 15, 2018 2:48 PM (UTC+8)
A woman with a dog ride on a vehicle carrying belongings in the flooded area in Sanamxai, Attapeu province, on July 26, 2018. Photo: AFP/Kao Nguyen
A woman with a dog ride on a vehicle carrying belongings in the flooded area in Sanamxai, Attapeu province, on July 26, 2018. Photo: AFP/Kao Nguyen