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.
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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