Here are some of the news making headlines in June, 2015.
Lao officials complain about Thais wearing mini-skirts. Thais are not always properly dressed when they visit official buildings in Laos, officials say. Female delegates were seen wearing skinny jeans when visiting parliament buildings, and similar episodes have already been reported to the Thai embassy in Vientiane. Read more.
New Friendship Bridge raise concerns about drug trafficking. The newly opened Friendship Bridge between Laos and Myanmar may give economic benefits to the region, but it also makes it easier to smuggle drugs between countries. Read more.
Here are the best places to visit in Laos in the year 2015. The Insider Monkey Blog found the 7 best places to visit in Laos in 2015. Among the places are Bokeo Nature Reserve, Pakse and Tham Kong Lo. Definetely worth checking out for the tourist who is visiting Laos for the first time. Read more.