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Live Pangolins Smuggled from Laos Seized in Vietnam

Pangolins are the world's most trafficked mammal

Dozens of live pangolins smuggled from Laos have been discovered “dehydrated and weak” in a box on a bus in Vietnam.

First Freight Train Service Launched from Laos

First Freight Train Service Launched from Laos

The first freight train service to and from Laos was launched yesterday, with a shipment of Beerlao crossing the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge.

Southern Laos to Tackle Plastic Waste with Refill Not Landfill Campaign

Refill not landfill with southern Laos bottle

The Refill not Landfill campaign hopes to solve the problem of single-use plastic waste in southern Laos.

Lao Police Rescue Thai Businessman Kidnapped in Bokeo

Kidnapped Thai businessman rescued in Laos

Lao police have assisted in the rescue of a Thai businessman reportedly kidnapped and held for ransom in Bokeo Province.

Luang Prabang Flood Victims Desperately Need Assistance

Flood Victims in Luang Prabang need assistance

Flood victims in Nan District, Luang Prabang require urgent assistance after disaster struck earlier this week.

Luang Prabang Villagers Hit by Flash Floods

Flash Floods in Nan District, Luang Prabang

A number of villages in Nan District, Luang Prabang Province have been hit by severe flash floods after torrential rain on Monday evening.

Laos Saw More Chinese, Less Korean Tourists in Past Six Months

Tourists in Laos at Kuang Si Waterfall

The number of tourists visiting Laos has increased 5 percent in the past six months thanks to a rise in the number of Chinese visitors.

Vietnamese Men Arrested Smuggling Tiger Carcasses from Laos

Three Vietnamese men have been detained for trafficking seven frozen tiger carcasses from Laos.