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In Vietnam, thrill-seekers risk life and limb to catch breathtaking shots of Southeast Asia’s largest dam

The giant dam released water for the first time in three years, and the warning signs were not enough to put some people off.

Nepal, China sign mega hydropower agreement

Water-rich Nepal has a mountain river system that could make it an energy-producing powerhouse.

Three students killed by hydropower plant discharge in central Vietnam

The whereabouts of a fourth student caught up in the current remains unknown.
May 24, 2017 | 10:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnam releases mixed dam audit

Experts bin hundreds of small proposed hydropower dams while approving hundreds more.
October 23, 2016 | 04:48 pm GMT+7

Deadly floods blamed on hydropower power plants in central Vietnam

Two plants discharged up to 2,000 cubic meters of water a second.
October 16, 2016 | 11:51 am GMT+7

Power-hungry Vietnam may now look to disastrous Lao dam projects

Vietnam’s new interest in buying power from Laos would encourage the latter to plow ahead with its dam-building spree.
September 27, 2016 | 01:14 pm GMT+7

Questions swirl around hydropower disaster in central Vietnam

Experts have questioned construction quality after the dam in Quang Nam Province collapsed last week.
September 19, 2016 | 05:12 pm GMT+7

Flood crisis threatens to kill Vietnam’s rice bowl

The Mekong Delta makes up 55.5 percent of the country’s annual rice output.
August 18, 2016 | 07:05 am GMT+7

Foreign investors lay eyes on Vietnam’s renewable energy sector

Vietnam has opened up to foreign investors in a bid to meet the rising demand for power.
August 02, 2016 | 06:46 pm GMT+7

Coal fired plants to replace hydro as top power source in Vietnam

Vietnam plans to transit from hydropower to clean coal fired power plants for electricity production, but the country has also pledged to reduce carbon emissions from energy ...
May 12, 2016 | 05:42 pm GMT+7