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China starts exporting petroleum to Laos

BOTEN, Laos, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) — With over 64 ton diesel, handed over from PetroChina to a Lao company at Laos-China border, the first export of Chinese refined oil to Lao market was made on Wednesday. PetroChina International (Yunnan) Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of PetroChina group, has been studying and preparing for two years to […]

China-Laos low-carbon demonstration zone unveiled in Vientiane

The inauguration ceremony of the Vientiane Saysettha Low-Carbon Demonstration Zone, jointly built by China and Laos, was held via video conferencing on Friday. The event indicates construction of the demonstration zone has entered a new phase, opening a new chapter for China-Laos cooperation to address climate change in the framework of South-South cooperation.

Chinese dams ramp up Lao external debt

Analysts predict increasing difficulty with mounting loans from China BANGKOK — In its rush to become the “battery” of Southeast Asia, Laos is accepting more Chinese loans to build dams, ensuring the already debt-strapped country falls ever deeper into China’s pocket. The landlocked country’s latest dam project is the groundwork for the $2.1 billion Pak Lay hydropower scheme on […]

Chinese firm to run Laos electric grid amid default warnings

The poor, small Southeast Asian country of Laos is set to cede majority control of its electric grid to a Chinese company, as it struggles to stave off a potential debt default, people with direct knowledge of the agreement said. The deal comes at a time when critics accuse Beijing of “debt trap diplomacy” to gain […]

Chinese investment in Laos’ energy sector tops 15 billion USD

Vientiane (VNA) – Laos is among 15 countries worldwide receiving the biggest investment from China in the energy sector, Vientiane Times on October 15 quoted a World Bank report as saying. By 2017, China’s investment in the field in Laos hit 15 billion USD and is expected to continue rising in the years to come, […]

Chinese mega-dams drying up the Mekong, stifling the Laotian economy

Hydroelectric dam building in China and Laos is increasingly damaging the Mekong River, which has the world’s most important freshwater fishery.

Chinese state nuclear company to build green energy base in Laos

A Chinese state-owned nuclear power company has signed a deal to build a renewable energy base in neighbouring Laos.

CKP to build hydropower plant near Luang Prabang

CK Power Plc (CKP), the power generation arm of construction firm CH Karnchang Plc, expects to start building a new hydropower plant near Luang Prabang on the Mekong River in northern Laos as it joins the global trend of focusing more on clean energy.

CKPower kicks off Hing Hoi Project for 6th year running

CK Power Plc (CKPower) has now executed the Hing Hoi Project for the 6th year running as a part of the company’s CSR strategy to add value to society.

CKPower Ready to Generate Power from Xayaburi HPP after the Synchronization of the first Unit Generator Ceremony in Lao PDR

H.E. Dr. Siri Jirapongphan, Minister of Energy of Thailand along with H.E. Dr. Khammany INTHIRATH, Minister of Energy and Mines, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, recently presided over the first unit of the turbine generator synchronization ceremony of Xayaburi Hydroelectric Power Project developed by CKPower Public Company Limited or CKP in SET. The Official witnesses […]