As borders reopen, labor shortage looms in Laos’ SEZs

Lao workers are returning to Thailand where they can make more money.

Biden touts 'free and open' Indo-Pacific in summit with ASEAN rulers

Economics and hotspots Myanmar and Ukraine on agenda of US-ASEAN Summit final day.

China slams planned US economic framework as Biden hosts SE Asian leaders

Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, a centerpiece of US policy, expected to be launched this month

Malaysian FM: ASEAN’s Myanmar envoy welcomes informal talks with NUG, NUCC

Saifuddin Abdullah plans to have his first in-person meeting with shadow foreign minister Zin Mar Aung on Saturday.

Lao villagers say they got little warning of dam water release

Nam Ou 4 Dam started increasing its discharge on Monday after heavy rains filled its reservoir.

US-ASEAN summit’s symbolism is its big message, analysts say

Concrete outcomes may be few, especially on the economic front.

Long lines for gas as Laos struggles with growing fuel crisis

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