More than 20,000 Laotians living by the Mekong River will be directly affected by the Xayaburi dam, a researcher says.
Lao authorities look into reports of illegal abortions at Chinese clinics in Xiengkhouang.
An official says that no work has begun on a second dam planned for the Mekong River.
A new report says Cambodia, Laos, and Burma must leverage their resources to up their rice yields.
Thai activists suing the Xayaburi dam on the Mekong River in Laos will submit more documents to the court.
A foreign business group says the Lao government’s actions could destroy the country’s investment environment.
Laos moves to close a loophole in marriages exploited by human trafficking syndicates.
Opponents of Laos’s Xayaburi Dam take their grievances to a Thai court.
A Thai MP releases video footage of young Lao girls linked to the sex industry.
Garbage is piling up too fast in Luang Prabang, Laos’s World Heritage Site town.
Dissident groups claim Vietnamese troops remain in Laos under the agreement.
Amid a hand, foot, and mouth disease scare, Cambodia orders all its elementary schools shut.
The shortfall is hitting Laos’s poor and rural families the hardest as teachers head toward private schools.
A new study shows that the Southeast Asian state is a conduit for large ivory shipments to China.
The two countries will call on Laos to wait for further studies on the Mekong dam.
After releasing villagers challenging a land concession, Lao authorities detain another.
The seven Lao villagers wanted more compensation for land given to a rubber plantation.
Work on the Mekong dam in northern Laos has gone beyond preliminary preparations, an environmental group says.
A riparian organization says it will ‘fight to the end’ over a hydropower project in Laos.
The World Bank refutes a report which said that some of the villagers who were resettled to make way for the Nam Theun 2 project have no electricity.
Hydropower projects on Laos’s rivers have reservoirs that are too small and cause an unsteady water flow, a researcher says.
Laos’s Xiangkhoang province has little land left to give away.
The Southeast Asian country wants to ride the wave of regional connectivity to boost growth.
Activists say the Thai government did not disclose its agreement to buy power from a planned Lao dam.
Lao girls are being lured via Thailand by human smuggling rings.
A new French study on the Mekong dam predicts no environmental impact, a senior Lao official says.
Hundreds of girls in Laos have been trafficked in China over the last two years.
Four countries work together to arrest the Golden Triangle murder suspect.
Laos breaks its silence, saying construction of the dam project has been halted.
Construction on the controversial Xayaburi dam must await further study, a regional body says.