Laos in 2008 will be remembered for the worst flooding in decades. No significant societal changes occurred; politics remains as usual, and the resource-rich country continues along the path of economic development through the exploitation of hydropower and mining. Regional integration is progressing through improved infrastructure and the strengthening of relationships with China.
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Research Article| February 01 2009
Laos in 2008: Hydropower and Flooding (or Business as Usual)
Asian Survey (2009) 49 (1): 200–205.
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Kristina Jöönsson; Laos in 2008: Hydropower and Flooding (or Business as Usual). Asian Survey 1 February 2009; 49 (1): 200–205. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2009.49.1.200
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