Flood-damaged roads are neglected as Vientiane prepares for a major regional summit next year.
Experts say the existing system needs to change and will continue to be vulnerable to corrupt officials.
Sources say the new number includes members of families from neighboring townships.
Kem Sokha says the Cambodia National Rescue Party will meet soon with Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party.
Numbers of those still missing vary widely, with local miners saying as many as 200 may still be buried.
Min Aung Hlaing says the military is willing to work with the new government that will come into power in January.
A monitoring mechanism is needed to ensure Laos honors its commitments, he says.
Yang Lin helped people lodge complaints against China's ruling Communist Party after laboring as a migrant worker.