The Xayaburi hydropower project on the Mekong River stirs up controversy among Laos's neighbors.
Police in Laos have detained a suspected narcotics kingpin who terrorized the Mekong River.
Activists demand that a Thai company cease construction of the dam.
Officials say they hope to make the ancient Plain of Jars an international attraction.
The Lao government turns down a Chinese company’s application based on environmental concerns.
Experts worry that construction of the Xayaburi dam may set a risky precedent for other dams on Southeast Asia’s key artery.
An agreement to step up construction of the Xayaburi dam on the Mekong River in Laos has angered riparian communities.
Plans move ahead for Laos's controversial hydropower project on the Mekong.
A Vietnamese company has entered negotiations to build a tourism and cultural site near the Lao capital.
Laos celebrates the New Year holiday amid drought on the Mekong.
The two countries are set to host the ousted Thai prime minister and his supporters.
Chinese dams on the upper Mekong river are blamed for causing water levels to decline in the downstream areas in Central Laos.
A Lao official says there are no Christians in his village.
Police nab five Lao Christians accused of conducting illegal religious activities.
A new report urges more cooperation and consideration of the environmental impact along Southeast Asia’s main waterway.
Owners defy an order to close shop in the pursuit of abundant profit from the Lao research trade.
Lao traders are stocking up as the Mekong dries up earlier this year.
Lack of access to medical facilities leaves Laotian women at risk of death during childbirth.
Local officials raid a church in southern Laos as part of a wider crackdown on Christianity.
Police in Laos turn a blind eye to the roaring narcotics trade in the tourist-oriented town despite drug-linked deaths.
Laos questions a retired government official linked to selling babies to foreigners.
Rapid democratic reforms in Burma have Laotians questioning their political future.
Syndicates in Laos use a loophole to smuggle babies.
Syndicates in Laos use government documents to legalize the trade.
Laos awards Vietnam an economic zone in the capital, weeks after granting one to China.
Plans for a Chinese-owned economic zone near the Lao capital have drawn criticism from residents.