Subscribe

Tag

Laos politics

Laos’ Pointless Election
February 19, 2021

Laos’ Pointless Election

By Mu Sochua
The country votes in tightly-controlled elections this weekend – but don't expect anything much to change.

In Laos, Reform Hopes Peter Out Into Business as Usual
January 18, 2021

In Laos, Reform Hopes Peter Out Into Business as Usual

By David Hutt
The Lao communist party's newly selected General Secretary Thongloun Sisoulith once promised change. Now he sits atop a closed and sclerotic system.
Thai Protests Inspire Online Calls for Change Next Door in Laos
October 22, 2020

Thai Protests Inspire Online Calls for Change Next Door in Laos

By Sebastian Strangio
Thailand's social media-driven demonstrations have resonated on the far side of the Mekong River.

An Uncertain Future for Laos
June 04, 2020

An Uncertain Future for Laos

By David Hutt
Laos’ quinquennial National Party Congress is coming up in 2021, but the prospects for meaningful change look slimmer and slimmer.

No New Thinking in Laos?
January 23, 2020

No New Thinking in Laos?

By David Hutt
In recent years, the regime has looked to be stuck in static thinking.

Is Laos Really Launching a New Corruption Crackdown?
May 16, 2018

Is Laos Really Launching a New Corruption Crackdown?

By David Hutt
A closer look at the developments underway and their significance.

'Visit Laos Year 2018': A Real Boost for the Tourism Industry?
May 08, 2018

'Visit Laos Year 2018': A Real Boost for the Tourism Industry?

By Tae-jun Kang
Efforts are underway, but it remains an uphill task.
What Did Laos Leader’s Singapore Visit Achieve?
May 03, 2017

What Did Laos Leader’s Singapore Visit Achieve?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith’s one-day trip was dominated by economic issues.

Laos: Reform or Revolution
September 28, 2016

Laos: Reform or Revolution

By David Hutt
What is the likelihood that political change will come to Laos?

Vietnam, Laos Tackle South China Sea, Mekong in Bilateral Meeting
May 02, 2016

Vietnam, Laos Tackle South China Sea, Mekong in Bilateral Meeting

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Both sides address regional issues during the Lao president’s first overseas trip.

Page 1 of 1