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The new Corruption Perception Index 2016 issued by Transparency International on January 25 paints no flattering picture of Southeast Asia as corruption in the...

The government in Laos will hold a bidding session in February to sell off its fleet of German luxury cars used to chauffeur the...

Laos' first domestic smartphone brand will be introduced to shops and agencies in Vientiane and the country's provinces this month after a local IT...

Despite domestic and regional criticism, the government of Laos sticks to its plan to build more hydropower plants in the country in its aim...

The World Bank revised up its forecast for Thailand's economic growth by 0.1 percentage point to 3.2 per cent for next year in anticipation...

Brunei, Indonesia and Vietnam jumped the most among countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) in the new Doing Business 2017 ranking...

All ASEAN-5 countries except Singapore dropped in the new Global Competitiveness Index 2016-2017 issued by the World Economic Forum (WEF), some of them significantly....

US President Barack Obama on September 6 at the ASEAN Summit in Laos announced that the US will double its funding to allow the...

Barack Obama will be the first acting US president to visit the communist nation of Laos when he will partake in the 11th East...

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on July 25 released a softened joint statement regarding territorial disputes in the South China Sea after...

Laos, described by the World Bank as having “one of the fastest growing” economies in Asia-Pacific, is increasingly feeling the heat of a slowing...

While April in Thailand is typically hot and sweaty, this year, it is super-hot. The mercury in some of the worst affected northern provinces...

Despite its abundance of energy sources from hydropower in the country, Laos is apparently planning to build nuclear power plants in a cooperation with...

South Korea followed the US and Australia in issuing a travel warning against trips to Laos' central province of Xaisomboun, as well as traveling...

North Korea has a greater presence in Southeast Asia that many may think. A new museum largely funded by Pyongyang that opened last December...

The Lao government issued an urgent order for stricter controls of foreigners entering the country after several recent incidents of violent gun attacks on...

Laos this week kicked off its chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, with an agenda-setting meeting of the bloc’s foreign...

The US issued an official warning on February 12 urging Americans to avoid the central Laos province of Xaisomboun which is popular with adventure...