Thai authorities force members of an ethnic group to return to Laos where some may face persecution.
Several hundred Lao people detained on their way to the capital weren’t dissidents, one man says.
The Lao government dismisses reports of authorities detaining a group of pro-democracy protesters.
A rising number of Lao girls are being lured into Thai brothels with the promise of work.
Ten years after a rare student uprising, nine people are in custody as they prepare a demonstration.
Rising temperatures are predicted to affect crop yields and water supplies, and will hit Southeast Asia hard.
As the Lao president travels to China to seal closer economic ties, neighboring countries worry about Beijing's expanding influence.
A Lao court spares the life a pregnant British woman convicted of drug smuggling.
The sole aid group caring for Lao Hmong asylum-seekers in a Thai camp pulls out, citing pressure from a military that wants them repatriated.
A pregnant British woman facing capital charges in Laos for drug-smuggling could now be moved out of the country.
A Nigerian-born British woman, now facing a possible death sentence in Laos for alleged drug-smuggling, has been held for months.
Laos is taking steps to address chronic and widespread malnutrition among its youngest citizens.
Violent unrest in Thailand may have a lasting impact on its neighbors and on how Western governments operate in the region.
Laos gets a rare visit from the U.N. chief, who urges the country to address widening gaps between haves and have-nots.
A Lao official rejects concerns over minority Hmong asylum-seekers who are sent back to Laos.
Thailand says a group of ethnic Hmong returned to Laos voluntarily, but a witness says not all were volunteers.
Lao Hmong asylum-seekers get a high-level visit but remain determined not to go back to Laos.
Images of the Buddha are considered sacred in Laos. So who's stealing them?
Two top officials say bribery is commonplace in bidding on major construction projects in Laos.