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Hydropower vs Heritage: Will Laos Lose Luang Prabang?

The Lao government’s high-risk plan to install a massive dam on the Mekong River, perilously close to the renowned UNESCO World Heritage site of Luang Prabang, shows a disregard for its legal obligations to protect the renowned site, according to conservation experts.Keep reading  ...

Tom Fawthrop

Laos' Luang Prabang dam reaches key development stage

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Luang Prabang hydropower project has reached another key development stage after the government asked the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to host the prior consultation on the project.The government authorised the Vietnam Petro Power Corporation to build the Luang Prabang hydro ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy
http://annx.asianews.network/content/laos-luang-prabang-dam-reaches-key-development-stage-105442

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