Cars with Chinese plates serve Chinese customers in the streets of Vientiane.
Activists say the Rohingya will keep leaving unless treatment, conditions improve in Rakhine state.
The woman was handed a punishment of two years in prison, but given a suspended sentence.
Chinese vessels are monitoring and harassing energy exploration efforts by Malaysia, following a stand-off with Vietnam.
Waste run-off from construction has polluted rivers and a creek in Vang Vieng, with authorities warning local people not to fish or use water from the streams.
An elderly Uyghur with longstanding medical issues says he was mistakenly quarantined for coronavirus.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport finds that Sun violated anti-doping test rules by smashing vials of his blood in September 2018.
The woman was allowed through the quarantine barrier placed around Hubei in spite of showing flu-like symptoms.
Lai is charged with 'taking part in an illegal assembly' along with two other veteran democracy activists.
Truong Duy Nhat's lawyers have said the court had effectively blocked their plans for defending their client.