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Laos: Lockdown extended until May 20

The government has extended the lockdown for another 15 days until May 20 in an ongoing effort to contain the Covid-19 outbreak as new cases continue to surge. The National Taskforce for Covid-19 Prevention and Control announced to continue imposing the measures in a press conference on Tuesday. The government has imposed a lockdown in […]

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Lao power generation firm seeking partners to boost capacity

Majority Lao state-owned power generation firm, EDL-Generation Plc (EDL-Gen), is seeking strategic private partnerships in neighbouring countries to boost its total capacity by 25% to fulfil growing regional energy demand. It plans to increase its capacity to 2,435 megawatts by 2029 from 1,949MW currently. The additional capacity will come from hydroelectric power plants currently in […]

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