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  1. Laos, Russian Investor Renew Mekong Hydropower Deal

    Laotian authorities last week signed an updated eight-year-old deal with Russian investor Regional Oil for construction of three hydropower projects on Mekong River tributaries. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/12/2013 - 09:47

  2. Laos to Start Controversial Xayaburi Dam; Thailand Approves, WWF Warns of “Grave Danger”

    On the same day that Thailand’s government come out in support of Laos’ decision to immediately begin construction of the controversial Xayaburi Dam on the Lower Mekong River, international environmental NGO WWF issued a warning that construction puts ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  3. South Korea Firms Win $1 Billion Deal for Hydropower Plant in Laos

    South Korean builder SK Engineering and Construction and state-run Korean Western Power have won a $1 billion USD contract to build and operate a hydropower plant in Laos, an official said on October 23. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/26/2012 - 09:28

  4. Xayaburi Dam Means Much More Population Relocation Than Laos Admits: Thai Researcher

    The Laotian government has said as few as 2,000 people will have to be relocated in order to construct the controversial $3.5 billion USD Xayaburi Dam across the main stem of the Lower Mekong River. However, a Thai environmental and hydropower expert says ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2012 - 11:19

  5. Vietnam Experts Call for Moratorium on Mekong River Dams

    Vietnamese experts last week reiterated their call for a moratorium on dam-building on the Mekong River, saying that the lives of as many as 60 million people would be adversely impacted by those dams. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/20/2012 - 11:05

  6. Xayaburi Construction Restarts, Laos Suspension Claims Denied by Thai Developers

    Work has started up again on a controversial $3.5 billion USD dam across the Mekong River in Laos, the project’s Thai developer said yesterday, despite Laotian claims it had been paused after complaints about its ecological footprint. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/17/2012 - 10:25

  7. Xayaburi Dam Project Delayed

    13 Dec 2011- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Cambodia, SIEM REAP After last week’s meeting between water and environment ministers of Mekong River Commission Council member countries-- Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam-- the Laotian government agreed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:34

  8. ADB Lends Laos $465 Million USD for Nam Ngum 3 Hydropower Plant

    8 Nov 2011- 14:16 by Local Press Report MANILA Asian Development Bank The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide $465 million USD to support construction of the 440-megawatt Nam Ngum 3 hydropower plant on the Nam Ngum River in northern Laos. The ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:38

  9. Laos Continuing Construction of Xayaburi Dam

    16 Aug 2011- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, thailand A site visit conducted at the end of July of the proposed Xayaburi Dam in Laos shows construction of the dam’s access road and work camp is moving forward, despite reports from the Laotian ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:48

  10. Laotian Government Green-Lights Previously Postponed Xayaburi Dam

    28 Jun 2011- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, thailand BANGKOK, Thailand (OOSKAnews Correspondent) – Less than two months after the Laotian government agreed to postpone construction of the controversial $3.8 billion USD Xayaburi Hydroelectric ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:54

  11. Laos Agrees to Postpone Construction of Controversial Dam Project

    3 May 2011- 09:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent vientiane, laos The Laotian government agreed last week to postpone construction of the controversial $3.8 billion USD Xayaburi Hydroelectric Dam. It would be the first dam constructed on the lower Mekong River ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 15:00