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Disaster could spur rethink of Laos’ dam-building frenzy

The collapse of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy dam in Laos’ Attapeu province on 23 July has raised concern about the long-term effect of the massive expansion of hydropower in the Mekong basin, according to a report published by the Lowy Interpreter, an Australian website. The BBC reported on 24 July that at least 20 people […]