The Luang Prabang dam project on the Mekong in Laos. Photo: Shutterstock The Luang Prabang dam project on the Mekong in Laos. Photo: Shutterstock
The Luang Prabang dam project on the Mekong in Laos. Photo: Shutterstock
Thailand

Thailand NGO seeks halt to Mekong dam project in Laos, as threat to Asean’s most vital waterway grows

  • Laos has seen a dam-building boom in recent decades - funded in part by neighbours China, Malaysia and Thailand - as it looks to cash in on energy resources 
  • But ecological concerns, and the impact on local communities, have campaigners calling for a rethink on funding for the Luang Prabang dam project

Topic |   Thailand
The Luang Prabang dam project on the Mekong in Laos. Photo: Shutterstock The Luang Prabang dam project on the Mekong in Laos. Photo: Shutterstock
The Luang Prabang dam project on the Mekong in Laos. Photo: Shutterstock
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