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Debt-trapped Lao ‘chat girls’ forced to sell sex in China-run economic...

Many women in the debt trap have attempted to reach out to Lao authorities for help

Christians in Laos evicted from homes after refusing to renounce faith

Christians still being abused in spite of existing law that protects religious freedom in the country, Evangelical Church member says

Chinese dams held back Mekong waters during drought, study finds

The effect of China's 11 dams on the upper Mekong has long been debated, but data has been scarce

Two arrested in Laos after posting land dispute with police on...

Officials claim villagers ‘opportunistic’ while detained seek ‘fair compensation’

Amid hydropower boom, Laos streams ahead on latest Mekong dam

Laos' unprecedented dam-building boom has seen around 50 dams built in the last 15 years, with at least 50 more under construction

The scourge of enforced disappearances

Asia submitted the highest number of cases of enforced disappearance to the United Nations in the last decade.

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