Lao cultural treasure faces river trade dilemma

Laos’ world heritage enclave of Luang Prabang comprises over 120 sites of cultural and historic importance, all squeezed between a few kilometers of cobblestone alleys, ornate temples and picturesque hillsides at the confluence of two rivers, including the Mekong. Thanks to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage site recognition and regulation, […]