The still unnamed woman was arrested on Feb. 24, with others who shared the post now being sought by police.
Waste run-off from construction has polluted rivers and a creek in Vang Vieng, with authorities warning local people not to fish or use water from the streams.
Dam developer unable to travel to Laos from China because of coronavirus.
New Phougnoi Dam would affect 88 villages in seven districts in Champassak province.
Xayaburi dam, Laos’ first mainstream Mekong hydropower project, churns up trouble for Thai villagers.
Plaintiffs target power purchase agreement, saying impact is greater than predicted.
Government sets price below $4 per kilogram, but sellers cannot go that low.
District-level ban says the shrines go against Lao culture and tradition.
Chemical run-off and packing waste pollute Oudomxay province's Beng river, which villagers rely on for bathing and other daily use.
Meanwhile, seven trucks carrying finished wood products, which are legal for export, were allowed to cross the border without payment.
Lao Airlines suspends several flights to China, but some remain operating as normal.
Another 14 are sentenced from 2 to 20 years.
Area residents unhappy that they were not consulted.
UN member states recognize progress but continue to express concerns.
Forced to work overtime for no extra pay, some are also tied and beaten and accused of stealing supplies.
Five incidents of human trafficking to China have already occurred this year.
Lao company is pushed out as province sends the projects to a company previously granted a 99-year concession to develop an SEZ in the area.
Some have been compensated in amounts too low for their needs, while others have not been paid at all, local sources say.
The move will further hurt downstream communities already hit by a severe drought called the worst in 60 years by the Mekong River Commission.
The trade continues elsewhere in the country, though, with sales reported in Chinese shops in the capital, Vientiane.