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Lao dam disaster points to Communist Party failings

The final death toll could be in the hundreds after a major dam in southern Laos collapsed on Monday night and disastrously flooded nearby villages. The disaster will also surely take a heavy toll on the credibility of the country’s ruling Communist Party. Videos spread on social media showed locals huddling on the rooftops of […]