In the Nakai Plateau area (Lao PDR), an Italo-Thai-Laotian joint venture, authorized by the World Bank, has begun the construction of gigantic dam “Nam Theun 2” on a tributary of the Mekong river.
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Photographer(s): Samuele Pellecchia
21 March 2009 PRIVATE PRIVATE Photographers
During the Vietnam War, Hmong guerrillas fought for the CIA in their secret campaign in Laos. When the US withdrew in 1975, it abandoned the majority of these guerillas in the jungle, where they have lived in hiding until today.
Photographer(s): Philip Blenkinsop