Xe-Pian Xe Namnoy

Can tourism boost Lao’s economy?

Last July, Lao witnessed a catastrophe when the Xe-Pian Xe Namnoy dam located on the Xe Kong River in the Bolaven plateau collapsed following heavy monsoon rains. More than 6,000 people were made homeless, hundreds went missing and reports say the official death toll has so far risen to 35.

17 September 2018