Polar vortex threatens to push another blast of freezing temperatures into the tropical nation
One passenger injured as evasive moves by driver protects bus traveling in Vientiane Province.
100 million kip snags a plumb border post where the tax man can rake in payments.
He and four colleagues are arrested on suspicion of involvement in a cash-for-bonds scheme for construction work that was never performed.
The Lao official overseeing the scheme has not publicly divulged the figure, but insists that the country will be able to repay the loan within five years.
About 100 vehicles hauled unfinished wood through a border checkpoint in Savannakhet province, a government official says.
Bandits in Xaysomboun province shot passengers on vehicles as they passed through the remote and dangerous area.
Although the women say they entered Thailand voluntarily to work in the sex trade, the ones believed to be underage may be victims of human trafficking.
Laos must demonstrate progress on rights and democratic reform, she tells lawmakers.
Rights groups call for renewed attention to Sombath Somphone's case as Laos prepares to host top-level ASEAN meetings next year.
Shootings by an unidentified group leave authorities and citizens on edge with few answers to the violence.
Campaigner, a well-paid physician in Germany, asks how the president paid for his mansion and his family’s luxury cars.
Soldiers' deaths in Xaysomboun Province, blamed on an anti-government group, came a week after shootings of vehicles.
The democracy campaigner does not meet criteria for eligibility, an official says.
Many in Laos resent Vietnam's huge economic footprint and major role in resource extraction in their country.
Flood-damaged roads are neglected as Vientiane prepares for a major regional summit next year.
A monitoring mechanism is needed to ensure Laos honors its commitments, he says.