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Will Thai coal plant sicken Laos?


In Thailand, the demand for electricity is going up every year. So much so, the government is working hard to keep energy supplies coming. Their latest project is a new coal plant they’ve built just next door, in Laos. But a similar facility in Thailand was proven to have had disastrous impact on local villagers. Martin Lowe traveled to both plants in Thailand and in Laos to investigate whether enough is being done to prevent the same thing from happening again.

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Will Thai coal plant sicken Laos?


In Thailand, the demand for electricity is going up every year. So much so, the government is working hard to keep energy supplies coming. Their latest project is a new coal plant they’ve built just next door, in Laos. But a similar facility in Thailand was proven to have had disastrous impact on local villagers. Martin Lowe traveled to both plants in Thailand and in Laos to investigate whether enough is being done to prevent the same thing from happening again.

 

Watch the story below:

 

THAI COAL PLANT CREDITS

CORRESPONDENT: Martin Lowe

CAMERAMAN: Julian Hadden (Thailand), Ed Peerayot (Laos)

EDITOR: Julian Hadden

FIXER: Ying Panyapon

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Turkish women find their voices


In Turkey, a small shop in a coastal town employs women who turn trash into treasure. But as Michal Bardavid found out, these women are doing something far more valuable: they’re finding their own voices.

Turkish women find their voices


In Turkey, a small shop in a coastal town employs women who turn trash into treasure. But as Michal Bardavid found out, these women are doing something far more valuable: they’re finding their own voices.

 

Watch the story below:

 

Turkish women find their voices CREDITS

CORRESPONDENT: Michal Bardavid

CAMERAMAN & EDITOR: Mark Esplin