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Lao man sentenced to life in Vietnam for cocaine smuggling

The man claimed he was unaware the suitcase given to him was stuffed with drugs.

Laos says it will withdraw troops as Cambodia's Hun Sen visits

Cambodia issued an ultimatum for Laos to withdraw the soldiers by Thursday.
August 12, 2017 | 10:00 pm GMT+7

Cambodian PM accuses Laos of border violation, says mobilizing troops

'It's not right that we fight each other, but if they don't withdraw, we must do it,' said Cambodian PM.
August 11, 2017 | 04:03 pm GMT+7

Six Vietnamese killed in gas explosion in Laos

They were workers at a hydropower project.
July 29, 2017 | 03:03 pm GMT+7

Trans-national drug ring busted in northern Vietnam, 30kg of meth seized

The drugs were bought in Laos for around $660,000 before being trafficked into Vietnam.
July 14, 2017 | 11:15 am GMT+7

Cash and chemicals: for Laos, Chinese banana boom a blessing and curse

Chinese-driven banana boom has left few locals untouched, but not everyone is smiling.
May 12, 2017 | 08:10 am GMT+7

Vietnamese man faces death over meth trafficking from Laos

The man and his gang were busted at Tan Son Nhat airport with several packages of drugs.
April 27, 2017 | 02:35 pm GMT+7

Thai man arrested for smuggling sperm to Laos

The sperm was donated from Chinese and Vietnamese men in Bangkok.
April 22, 2017 | 09:17 pm GMT+7

Lao drug smugglers arrested at Vietnam border

Heroin was seized from the three Lao nationals attempting to enter Vietnam.
April 04, 2017 | 10:13 pm GMT+7

Demystifying the secret war in Laos

Joshua Kurlantzick, the author of a new book about the Vietnam War's most misunderstood legacy, talks to VnExpress International.
March 11, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Lao drug smugglers arrested after chase in Vietnam

One kilogram of crystal meth and 16,000 pills of synthetic drugs were seized.
March 03, 2017 | 05:04 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's tourism sees strong 2017 start with Jan-Feb record growth

Laos, China and Cambodia top the list of foreign arrivals to Vietnam last month.
March 01, 2017 | 07:50 pm GMT+7

Meth smuggling ring busted in central Vietnam

15 kilograms (33 lb) of methamphetamine were seized during the raid.
February 27, 2017 | 11:06 pm GMT+7

Laotian drug smugglers arrested after knife battle in northern Vietnam

The two men may face the death penalty for smuggling heroin.
February 20, 2017 | 10:46 am GMT+7