Thousands of Families Still Waiting for Compensation From Lao-China Railway Project
The start of a new farming season, the end of a holiday and weather conditions converge, making it dangerous to breathe.
Police say the believer was arrested for illegal logging, but sources say he was singled out for his beliefs
State-controlled television and other media offer only restricted, previously 'screened' information, local sources say.
The ink on the bills had smeared, alerting a shopkeeper who then called police, sources said.
Three Vision Beyond Borders “volunteers” sent to Thailand, he groups says.
The three were moved to the capital of Luang Namtha province on April 8.
The trio accused of sharing bibles are confined to area around a guesthouse.
The country's national bomb-clearing agency sends less money to work teams in the provinces this year.
Organization fears they could be held through Laos’ New Year holiday.
Though provided with new housing and schools, many have no land to farm or ways to make a living, they say.
Special rapporteur Phillip Alston speaks with RFA after an 11-day tour of Laos.
Locals fearful that investment in Boten and other zones will benefit only Chinese