Vietnam evacuated people and canceled flights as hurricane Ketsana neared. Meanwhile the Philippines braced for another storm. Already 240 people have died.
In Laos's oldest city, a learning project offers students free access to books, computers, and lessons in a variety of topics.
The mingling of its cultural flavors offer a midwinter adventure.
Nearly 1,000 refugees were detained on a remote island in December before being towed out to sea and abandoned with little food or water, rights group says.
Wealthy countries seek land in Cambodia, Madagascar, and Brazil.
A striped rabbit, a rodent thought to have gone extinct 11 million years ago, a frog with green blood and turquoise bones, and a hot-pink millipede that secretes cyanide are just a few of the new species that have been discovered in the Greater Mekong Region of Southeast Asia in just the last decade, according to a new report by the WWF.
Rugged Internet portal designed for Laos now attracts interest in 65 countries.
The GOP National Convention opens in a place reflecting the nation’s enduring agrarian myth ... with skyscrapers.