Xaysomboun to catch up with other provinces: Governor says

Xaysomboun, a mountainous and isolated province located in the heart of northern Laos has the potential to come out of its shell with infrastructure development if new projects in tourism, hydropower and mining are realised. Since taking responsibility… Read More

Miss Laos aims to improve dental health

Ms Vilaylak Chanthavong, 21, from Xayaboury province has been crowned Miss Laos 2013 after her family and teachers encouraged her to enter the competition and promote Lao culture. Vilaylak is a hard worker and is currently in her… Read More

U.S. Ambassador to Laos Dan Clune

Get to know U.S. Ambassador to Laos Dan Clune, and his wife Judy.

Polio crisis may threaten Europe

As the polio crisis in Syria continues, experts are concerned that it may spread elsewhere. Atika Shubert reports.

Haiyan devastated Tacloban

CNN’s Andrew Stevens reports from Tacloban and describes how Typhoon Haiyan has left devastation.

Haiyan death toll rises

Super Typhoon Haiyan has killed an estimated 1,200 people in the Philippines, according to the Red Cross.

Property in China still on the rise

Despite China’s economy slowing down, prices in the housing market continue to climb. CNN’s Pauline Chiou reports.

Aftermath of Haiyan

Communications after Super Typhoon Haiyan remain very limited, reports Kathy Novak from Manila.

Officials fear high death count in Philippines

Officials in the Philippines expect to find a large number of people killed as a result of typhoon Haiyan.

Terrorist rumors over Tiananmen Square car crash

Five people are dead after a car plowed into crowds of tourists on Beijing’s most famous square and then crashed and burst into flame. And now, there’s speculation that the car ‘accident’ was actually a terrorist attack.