Landscape of the Mekong River with mountains and cloudy sky

Radio Free Asia (RFA) today launched a multimedia investigative web series examining the impact of China’s rapid development on the Mekong River and the communities downstream. “A River in Peril: The Mekong Under China’s Control” tells the story of Southeast Asia’s longest river, on which more than 60 million depend for their food, drinking water, and livelihoods.

Radio Free Asia reports on deadly unrest in Laos

Radio Free Asia’s Lao Service has been closely covering the deadly unrest in Laos that has been unfolding in recent months and has provided details that some major media sources have picked up.