Laos to export electricity to Myanmar, more for Vietnam

VIENTIANE – Myanmar hopes to import electricity from Laos at an installed capacity of about 300 megawatts (MW) in the near future while the exports to Vietnam may be increased in the next few months. “The Myanmar government proposed this project to Laos about two months ago,” Deputy Minister of Energy and Mines Viraphonh Viravong […]

Laos-Myanmar bridge set to open

Laos and Myanmar have set May as the date for the opening of the first bridge over the Mekong River that links the two countries. Xaysongkham Manotham, the project manager, told the Vientiane Times that the opening date had been moved forward from August after the US$26 million (848 million baht) bridge is completed in […]