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Executives Detained After Angry Protests Over Lao Agro Investment Firm Default

Police detained two top executives of an Lao agricultural company on Tuesday, the second day of protests by hundreds of angry investors who say they lost their savings in a pyramid scheme that took...

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NGOs Demand Halt to Pak Beng Dam in Laos

A group of NGOs on Thursday reiterated demands that the Lao government delay construction of the controversial Pak Beng dam on the Mekong River’s mainstream, days after an intergovernmental...

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MoneyGram Foundation Celebrates Completion of School in Laos

Grant awarded to Pencils of Promise enabled the construction of a school benefitting 109 students and over 500 community members Luang Prabang, Laos – (March 2, 2017) - The MoneyGram...

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Lieutenant Colonel Khot Souimaniphanh has been selected as the Service Member of the Week for Asian American & Pacific Islander in the Military.

LTC Souimaniphanh was born in Vientiane, Laos. Eager to serve his new adopted country, he enlisted in the Army in 1991 during the Persian Gulf War. He did so based on a JFK speech he heard from his...

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Ambassador Bitter visited Thaen Khaen School and Park Chim School in Luang Prabang, Laos.

ຮັກແລະຫ່ວງໃຍ ຈາກນ້ຳໃຈຊາວອາເມຣິກັນ ເຖິງ ເຍົາວະຊົນ ໃນ ສປປ ລາວ ທ່ານທູດ...

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Lao Police Confirm Arrest of ‘Major Drug Trader’

Police in Laos have confirmed the arrest of one of the country’s biggest drug kingpins as part of a crackdown on dozens of suspected smugglers over a five-month period ending in late...

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