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Stories about Laos

Video Shows How the U.S. Dropped 2.5 Million Tons of Bombs on Laos

Laos Landmine Victims Appeal for Help

Saving Elephants in Laos

There are only several hundred elephants in Laos today, a country which was once known as the 'land of the million elephants'. Animal welfare groups vow to save the elephants

One Year in Asia

Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia

PHOTOS: Humans of Southeast Asia

Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York Facebook page has inspired many photographers in Southeast Asia to share photos and stories of ordinary people in the streets in their respective countries

Popularizing the Hmong Qeej Musical Instrument through YouTube

Abducted a Year Ago, Sombath Somphone Case Highlights Human Rights Abuses in Laos

Sombath Somphone, an NGO leader and educator, remains missing a year after he was abducted in Laos. His case puts a spotlight on other enforced disappearances in Laos

Saving Mothers and Babies in Laos

Sticky Rice is Bad for Babies, Lao Mothers Told

Why Laos Has High Maternal And Infant Mortality Rates

Gender Inequality in Laos and Cambodia Schools

Laos Defines National Dress

Helping Laos Recover from Cluster Bombs

Traveling in Pre-Modern Southeast Asia

Laos: Where is Sombath Somphone?

Sombath Somphone, a development economist and educator from Laos, was last seen on December 15, 2012. A month after his mysterious disappearance, his friends and supporters from around the world...

Animal Welfare Groups Step Up Campaign in Laos

Animal welfare groups in Laos have stepped up their campaign to promote protection of animals and public awareness about animal care. Their campaigns include better veterinary care, providing shelter to...

Lao Startup Wins ASEAN Award

Activists Reject Southeast Asia’s Human Rights Declaration

More than 50 human rights groups in Southeast Asia issued a statement criticizing the recent signing of a Human Rights Declaration drafted by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. The...

Laos: Low Power Rates but Many People Still in the Dark

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