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Corn, wildfires blamed for dense smog in northern Thailand, Laos
Residents across northern Thailand and Laos as well as Shan state in Myanmar have been suffering from the worst smog in years
Christian families in Laos driven from their village
The incident was the latest in a string of similar assaults and legal moves against Christians in the one-party communist state
After 3-year hiatus, Lao Elephant Festival to be held in February
For Laotians, elephants are a symbol of power, especially in rural areas, where residents use them for clearing land and farming
10 years after his disappearance, no clue about what happened to...
His wife promises she will keep searching for her husband as long as she lives. He was 60 at the time of his abduction.
Lao Christians fearful after police report no progress in pastor’s suspected...
The lack of progress is unsettling for members of the local Christian community, who believe Pastor Sy was targeted for his faith
Lao preacher arrested previously for evangelism found dead and badly beaten
Freedom of religion is allowed, but Christians face opposition in this predominantly Buddhist nation
Ethnic minorities in Lao struggle with pregnancy-related deaths and infant mortality
Poverty is widespread in Laos, and is especially severe for children from the dozens of ethnic minority groups who live in rural areas
After Lao rivers run red, authorities order iron mine to stop...
The water turns red when the mines wash iron and release waste into the river, a resident said
Child’s tooth in Laos could offer clues to ancient human relative
Researchers believe the discovery proves that Denisovans -- a now-extinct branch of humanity -- lived in the warm tropics of southeast Asia
Water release from Vietnamese dam floods villages in southern Laos
Sources downstream in Laos’ Sekong and Attapeu provinces told RFA that whole buildings were washed away by the rising waters after the release