Pak Beng Hydropower project looks set to move forward

The construction of the Pak Beng Hydropower Project is expected to begin at the end of this year after reaching agreement among Lower Mekong countries. A group of technical officials from the Ministry of Energy and Mines, Lao National Mekong Committee Secretariat and media organisations ...

Minister vows stable electricity supply

The electricity supply in various special and specific economic zones has been stable, enabling factories to operate smoothly, a minister has said. Minister of Energy and Mines Dr. Khammany Inthilath outlined the situation to local media recently. He admitted that foreign investors, notably Japanese and ...

The Dammed Don: Lao hydropower project pushes ahead despite alarm from scientists

Snaking down the length of the Mekong River the beautifully detailed map looks strikingly like those marking the distribution of unexploded ordnance in Laos. The red dots that pockmark the course of the river, from its origins in the highlands of China to its outlet ...

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