Xe-Pian Dam Bursts its Banks Causing Catastrophic damage

Attapeu provincial authorities have confirmed that the Xe-Pian Dam burst its banks yesterday, causing millions of tons of water to flood the local area, and causing widespread damage.More ...

The Laotian Times

Laos proposes new Mekong hydropower project 

Laos will undertake a prior consultation with Mekong River Commission (MRC) members over a new Mekong hydropower project, the MRC Secretariat announced this week. The Mekong River Commission Secretariat released a media statement on Thursday, saying that it had received an official notification from the Lao ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy 

Power company launches development fund for Nakai villagers

Khammuan province and the Nam Theun 2 Power Company (NTPC) have teamed up to launch the Nam Theun 2 Development Fund, an innovative community development fund for the post-resettlement period on the Nakai Plateau in Nakai district. The agreement was signed recently in Khammuan province by ...

Vientiane Times

Government pauses the development of all small-scale (<15 MW) hydropower plants

The Minister of Energy and Mines, Mr Khammany Inthilath has issued the order No 1167, dated 28 May 2018 to all capital, provincial governors, Minister of Planning and Investment, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Minister of Finance, pertaining to pending the approval of all ...


Fuel Prices Rise Again and May Rise Further

The retail price of fuel has just risen again as of Saturday (May 26). According to a statement signed by the Minister of Industry and Commerce, petrol companies and gas stations across the country must now increase the retail price by 200 kip/liter for premium grade, 100 kip/liter for regular petrol, and 100 kip/liter for ...

The Laotian Times

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