Chinese dams held back Mekong waters during drought, study finds

Asia Pacific Apr 14, 2020

Chinese dams held back Mekong waters during drought, study finds

China's Mekong River dams held back large amounts of water during a damaging drought in downstream countries last year despite China having higher-than-average water levels upstream, a U.S. research company said in a study. China's government disputed the findings, saying there was low rainfall during ...

Lao Airlines to launch Vientiane-Kumamoto service in November

Business Jul 26, 2019

Lao Airlines to launch Vientiane-Kumamoto service in November

Lao Airlines said Thursday it is planning to launch regular flights in November connecting the Laotian capital of Vientiane and the resort town of Luang Prabang with Kumamoto in Kyushu. The route will offer the first regular flights connecting Japan and Laos. Lao Airlines President ...