Jul 4, 2014 — Laos' government says it needs the money the two dams will generate. But environmentalists and downstream neighbors say the dams are a major threat to fish migration and agriculture.
Oct 17, 2013 — One U.S. citizen was among the passengers in the turboprop that crashed into the Mekong River in southern Laos on Wednesday.
Oct 16, 2013 — The plane reportedly went into the Mekong River on approach to an airport in the southern city of Pakse.
Mar 14, 2013 — Ore Huiying's photo project shows how modernization in Southeast Asia is beginning to touch Laos, a quiet country in a dynamic region.
Jan 7, 2011 — He was known to some of his countryman as the George Washington of the Hmong. Vang fought against the Japanese in World War II, the French in the 1950s and the North Vietnamese in the 1960s and '70s.