Third blast in a month raises the stakes as Laos begin to wonder who is to blame for the rising violence that the government often blames on 'bandits.'
New slate faces economic crises, rampant corruption and raises some uncertainty on Laos-China railway project
One passenger injured as evasive moves by driver protects bus traveling in Vientiane Province.
100 million kip snags a plumb border post where the tax man can rake in payments.
He and four colleagues are arrested on suspicion of involvement in a cash-for-bonds scheme for construction work that was never performed.
The Lao official overseeing the scheme has not publicly divulged the figure, but insists that the country will be able to repay the loan within five years.