Japanese Maintain Soft Approach Vying for Indochinese Influence
November 20, 2013
Japanese Maintain Soft Approach Vying for Indochinese Influence
Tokyo has earned plaudits for its aid approach, but it wants support for its maritime disputes.
Japanese Maintain Soft Approach Vying for Indochinese Influence
Sombath Disappearance Could See a Review of EU Aid to Laos
November 08, 2013
Sombath Disappearance Could See a Review of EU Aid to Laos
ASEAN’s EU Parliament Chairman presses Laotian officials to act.
Sombath Disappearance Could See a Review of EU Aid to Laos
Plight of Sombath Somphone Back in Focus
August 30, 2013
Plight of Sombath Somphone Back in Focus
Pressure on Laos to producing the missing activist is rising, as is the cost of inaction.
Plight of Sombath Somphone Back in Focus
More North Koreans Hiding in Laos
June 11, 2013
More North Koreans Hiding in Laos
Many fear that 20 North Koreans, hiding in South Korea’s Vientiane embassy, could be deported.
More North Koreans Hiding in Laos
Laos Approved for U.S. $5 Billion Loan for Rail Project
April 18, 2013
Laos Approved for U.S. $5 Billion Loan for Rail Project
Laos has just gone deeper into debt with a U.S. $5 billion loan to build a Thailand-Vietnam rail link.
Laos Approved for U.S. $5 Billion Loan for Rail Project
Somchai, Jonas, Sombath: Southeast Asia’s Missing Human Rights Warriors
April 16, 2013
Somchai, Jonas, Sombath: Southeast Asia’s Missing Human Rights Warriors
Activists have brought human rights to the forefront in Southeast Asia.
Somchai, Jonas, Sombath: Southeast Asia’s Missing Human Rights Warriors
Activist Mam Sonando’s Glimmer of Hope
March 08, 2013
Activist Mam Sonando’s Glimmer of Hope
Cambodian land activist Mam Sonando awaits a verdict on his appeal to overturn charges of insurrection.
Activist Mam Sonando’s Glimmer of Hope
Pressure Mounts on Laos Over Missing Activist
February 22, 2013
Pressure Mounts on Laos Over Missing Activist
International concern over human rights in Laos is growing over the disappearance of Sombath Somphone.
Pressure Mounts on Laos Over Missing Activist
The Curious Case of Sombath Somphone
January 09, 2013
The Curious Case of Sombath Somphone
Many are demanding answers regarding Sombath Somphone’s disappearance in Laos.
The Curious Case of Sombath Somphone
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