On 17-20 September 2018, the Coordinated Response Team of the Korean Civil Societies for the Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy Dam Collapse (The Korean Task force) and Sogang University Institute of Social Sciences hosted the visit of the Thailand and Cambodia activist team that work in association with Laos Dam Investment Monitor (LDIM). The team had good chances of meet and discuss with the National Assembly Member, Mr. Kim Sung Whan (The trade, Industry, Energy, SEMs and Startups Committee) and the secretary team of Ms. Sim Sang Jeung (Strategy and Finance Committee). The team was also organized the press conference in front of SK Engineering and Construction Company, the lead company for Xe Pian Xe Namnoy dam construction

On the 19th September, there was then an international  Public Forum on “The Collapse of Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy Dam in Laos: Voices from the ground and Korea” at Sogang University. Finally, the team met with the team of the Korea /Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF) that responsible for the loan lent to the Laos government for the Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy Dam.

Some news and media about LDIM activities in Korea are as below;

News V (Korea) https://news.v.daum.net/v/20180926051800443?f=m&fbclid=IwAR2Jvsf8KFcVD9dDIi0B5zQmjIiBJ6sn5YGL0wSZ9M0DTTYmaXa5R3PLoeQ

Radio Free Asia


Transborder news


KBS News (Korea) - http://news.kbs.co.kr/news/view.do?ncd=4041099

Yonhapnews (Korea) - https://www.yna.co.kr/view/AKR20180920133100004

The Fact (Korea) - http://m.tf.co.kr/read/photomovie/1733497.htm?fbclid=IwAR0Lfw3YMq3MUM0L0lFT7Q7yY0Fn4hgwipQvBeuCsQpDflEdXUC-q9hPIpY#_enliple

Hani (Korea) - http://www.hani.co.kr/arti/economy/economy_general/862786.html?_fr=mt2&fbclid=IwAR322zxRenXzrzEl-nWdG0VY74tpMHaeknVkWcER7NJIkrRX4QzDd_NSRXM

Thai PBS


News.joined (Korea) https://news.joins.com/article/22991079?fbclid=IwAR20BO9S-kznXUJTPB3RexoRR7CyLfQCtra2mdaldWiRt6lmP7LRkSoFRPA

M. News (Korea) - https://m.news.naver.com/read.nhn?mode=LSD&mid=sec&sid1=102&oid=001&aid=0010353934

TF News (Korea)  - http://m.tf.co.kr/read/photomovie/1733497.htm

Video from the live-stream of the “The collapse of Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy Dam in Laos: Voices from the ground and Korea”, 19 September 218, Seoul, Korea”

https://www.facebook.com/ldimnetwork/videos/24132938654138/ (Good for the beginning to the first hour)

https://youtu.be/FV2xFX6BtGY  and https://youtu.be/3-QBSRx3qLA (The second hour onward)


Video “The situation of Xe Pian Xe Namnoy dam collapse” (for the conference opening) https://www.facebook.com/ldimnetwork/videos/2126798200704946/