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  1. FILE PHOTO: A local villager drive a boat where the future site of the Luang Prabang dam will be on

    Laos to move on third Mekong dam project despite neighbours' green concerns

    Laos is pushing ahead with a hydropower project on the Mekong River, despite reservations aired by neighbouring countries over its potential to ...
  2. Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam all battled severe drought last year as the tide of the Mekong

    China pressed on Mekong dams after record low water levels

    China was pressed Tuesday to show more transparency over its dam operations on the Mekong River, months after downstream water levels hit record ...
  3. Undated handout photo of precursor chemicals used to make illicit drugs such as methamphetamine, ke

    Huge fentanyl haul seized in Golden Triangle as Asian crime gangs shift to opioids

    Myanmar police say they have seized a huge haul of liquid fentanyl, the first time one of the dangerous synthetic opioids that have ravaged North ...
  4. A local villager drive a boat where the future site of the Luang Prabang dam will be on the Mekong

    Amid hydropower boom, Laos streams ahead on latest Mekong dam

    On a wide bank of the Mekong River, yellow markers and visits by surveyors show preparations underway to build Laos' third and largest dam on ...
  5. Staunch China ally Cambodia is preventing Southeast Asia from reaching a consensus on the South

    Commentary: The ups and downs of Laos' road to graduate from least developed country status

    Laos' economic development depends alot on mining and hydropower, which breeds new risk for the country's ambitions to graduate from the United ...
  6. Singapore's Faris Ramli dribbles the ball during a SEA Games 2019 match against Laos on Nov 26, 2019

    Football: Sundram’s Laos hold Fandi’s Singapore to scoreless draw in SEA Games opener

    At times, Laos coach V Sundramoorthy’s voice seemed to echo into the grandstands and at the final whistle, he had the best reason to shout, as ...