The dolphins' numbers grow slightly in next-door Cambodia, though, due to better protections.
The nation meets eligibility criteria for the first time since it was added to the list in 1971.
A young Lao woman recounts her abuse as a trafficked bride in China.
About two tons of drugs seized, 11 suspects arrested in the past week, officials say.
Authorities in Bokeo province confiscate three of the animals from villagers who caught them in a forest when they were cubs.