New Laos boss visits Hanoi allies

Presidential Palace, Vientiane. Source: Flickr Laotian President Bounnhang Vorachit has arrived in Vietnam for his first overseas trip since taking office in January. Vorachit held talks...

Laos fails to win seat on UN Human Rights Council

Laos has failed to win a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council in a secret vote by the UN General Assembly in...

Obama to be first US president to visit Laos

President Barack Obama will be the first US head of state to visit Laos when he attends an Asean summit in the landlocked country...

RCEP members lure back India

Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are underway with the crafting of measures to resolve the recent exit of India from...

Laos prepares to host Abe at summit

Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith. Source: Kremlin Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning a visit to Laos in September for Asean summits. Abe welcomed Thongloun’s...

Obama to be first US president to visit Laos

President Barack Obama will be the first US head of state to visit Laos when he attends an Asean summit in the landlocked country...

Train tracks to bind Laos and China

Laos's mountainous terrain has always provided a barrier to trade with China. Source: Pixabay   China and Laos are trumpeting a rapid rise in economic cooperation over...

Thailand cross-border trade dips 2% to 1.12T baht

Thailand saw its cross-border trade dip by nearly 2 percent during the first 10 months of the year on account of various factors which...

Silence over Asean’s bungled statement

The South China Sea's overlapping claims. Source: Wikimedia Confusion still surrounds the retracted Malaysian statement at the end of the Kunming summit of Asean foreign ministers...

Smugglers take root in Laos

Thai border police say they have seized 400kg of compressed cannabis from Laos in Na Yoong district in a shipment that was suspected to...

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