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.
The Xayaburi hydropower project on the Mekong River stirs up controversy among Laos's neighbors.