Laos

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Jim the Moron
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Laos

Post by Jim the Moron » Mon Feb 13, 2017 5:28 am

"Despite the risks, Laos goes ahead with Pak Beng dam"

http://www.atimes.com/article/despite-r ... -beng-dam/

A thoroughly researched and very well-written article. The trashing of Laos and the Mekong River proceed apace.

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Re: Laos

Post by Jim the Moron » Wed May 24, 2017 5:00 am

"Luang Prabang would end up as a new Chinese town."

http://www.atimes.com/article/lao-cultu ... e-dilemma/

". . . it's not clear how much autonomy Lao authorities really have . . ."

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Post by Jim the Moron » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:17 am

"China buys out a mammoth source of Lao pride"

http://www.atimes.com/article/china-buy ... lao-pride/

The trashing of Laotian natural and cultural resources proceeds apace.

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Re: Laos

Post by Jim the Moron » Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:03 am

The Pan-Asia Railway Network

https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/specia ... il-dilemma

Laos is well on its way of becoming China's southernmost province.

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Re: Laos

Post by Milo » Sun Jul 22, 2018 2:11 pm

The awful truth is Laos currently fares better than any other time in recent history.

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Re: Laos

Post by Jim the Moron » Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:24 am

Milo wrote:
Sun Jul 22, 2018 2:11 pm
The awful truth is Laos currently fares better than any other time in recent history.

Plenty of low points, but here was the lowest -
https://www.economist.com/books-and-art ... ar-in-laos

Kids there are still being maimed by cluster bombs.

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Re: Laos

Post by Jim the Moron » Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:40 pm

Asia's battery . . .

https://www.asiasentinel.com/econ-busin ... on-crisis/

Wildlife disappearing . . .

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