Laos

With a heavy heart

In a sad twist of fate, elephants are forced to fuel an insatiable logging industry that contributes to the slow demise of their species


Taking stock

The new exchanges in Cambodia and Laos seem promising, but can they keep volatility at bay? When the Laos stock exchange began trading in just two listings on January 11, not only did it rank as the smallest in the world, it was also the best performer by some distance. In just 17 days of


Lao girls preparing for success

 As host to the 2009 SEA Games, Laos will expect to strike gold with its young female petanque team and see off the Thais – the region’s unlikely champions