The wall connects to a bridge across the Nam-Ou River in Luang Prubang province where a Chinese-built dam is located.
Somsavat Lengsavad has been ordained a Buddhist monk at Phonphao temple in Luang Prabang.
Smugglers find that females make good camouflage for the illicit drug trade.
The firm says failed negotiations with the government prompted its decision to pull out.
Sombath Somphone's apparent abduction in 2012 remains unsolved as Vientiane refuses to host civil society meeting.
Ownership argument over three-hectare parcel in Luang Prabang underscores difficulties with land-grab issues.
The country's prime minister moves to block new digging along a river already fouled by chemicals and mud.
Government stops operations at a Vientiane plant as it begins a nationwide examination of electronics recycling operations.
An investigation attempts to determine if the migrant worker was lost at sea or the victim of foul play.
Thongloun Sisoulith reinforces his anti-corruption message in Attapeu province as the government targets illegal logging.
Bounthanh Thammavong is serving nearly five years in a Lao prison for criticizing the country’s communist government on social media.
Timber smugglers attempt to hide their ill-gotten lumber as the government attempts to enforce a moratorium on cutting.
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has formed the group to prevent illegal logging and lumber smuggling to neighboring countries.
The director general of Electricite du Laos apologizes to consumers for erroneous billings in May.
Authorities announce the detention of the three following their forced disappearances earlier this year.
Customers think there's more at work than just the heat wave and Electricite du Laos admits that it guesses at what to charge.
Security details are watching towns and villages in a bid to prevent further attacks by ‘bandits’ and other criminals.