In just the three days of the Lao New Year holiday 159 road accidents occurred across the country resulting in 22 fatalities with incidents of drunk driving and speeding higher than ever.Read more
A Laotian man described as a major drug lord in Thailand and elsewhere in Southeast Asia pleaded not guilty Tuesday in a Bangkok court to charges that could carry the death penalty, including smuggling and possession.Read more
Thai police have announced that strict road safety measures will be in place from today.
The regulations refer to seatbelt wearing by drivers and passengers and the practice of travelling in the flat bed of pick-ups.
Drivers and passengers will face fines from ….
In the latest flare up in tensions between the two countries, Lao authorities temporarily shut a border crossing with Cambodia and dispatched more troops to an undemarcated area on the northern border after Cambodian authorities began renovating an old French border outpost.
According to local officials, Laos shut the Voen Kham border crossing in Stung Treng province’s O’Svay commune on Sunday and ….
Source: RFA Lao police have arrested fugitive drug kingpin Sisouk Dauheuang, an associate of Xaysana “Mr. X “ Keophimpha whoRead more
Sporadic tropical storms will continue to lash many parts of Laos from now until the middle of May and the public should be on the alert at all times.
Many households lost roofs, while some billboards blew down during the squalls that whipped through localised areas. In Vientiane’s Hadxaifong district, several ….