Lao officials get training about China-Laos railway operation, management

10 November 2019, 6:53 pm

VIENTIANE, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) -- Lao officials from the Ministry of Public Works and Transport and other sectors are learning about railway operations from Chinese experts in capital Vientiane in ...... Read More »

Laos distributes aid to flood victims

10 November 2019, 5:04 pm

VIENTIANE, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) -- Attapeu provincial authorities are continuing to give 250,000 kip (around 28 U.S. dollars) and 20 kg of rice a month to each of the 4,607 people who were made homeless ...... Read More »

Laos Defends Latest Plans to Dam the Mekong

10 November 2019, 3:49 am

VIENTIANE, LAOS - Laos has dismissed fears that its next hydropower dam on the Mekong River would devastate downstream communities after neighboring countries and rights groups raised their doubts at ...... Read More »

Bolivian woman nabbed in Laos with 3.5kg cocaine on Thai tip

9 November 2019, 9:19 pm

Acting on information from the Office of the Narcotics Control Board of Thailand, Lao officials on Friday arrested a Bolivian woman with 3.52 kilogrammes of cocaine in her possession at Wattay ...... Read More »

China-Laos railway tunnel construction making breakthroughs

8 November 2019, 3:07 am

China-Laos railway tunnels' construction has been continuing to make lots of breakthroughs as one more major tunnel was drilled through on Friday in the tropical mountains of northern Laos. A Chinese ...... Read More »

Laos to clamp down on imports in bid to curb rising exchange rate

5 November 2019, 1:55 am

Every day numerous trucks bring in consumer goods from Thailand to Laos, mostly into Vientiane via the Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge, but these trucks do not always have import licences, Somchith said.... Read More »

Must-visit places in Laos

4 November 2019, 3:13 am

Many people have probably not heard about Laos but this Asian destination is out to compete with destinations that have already been explored. The friendly locals are eager to teach visitors about ...... Read More »

Annual Meeting Highlights Vietnam-Laos Border Management Cooperation

4 November 2019, 3:07 am

Late last month, Vietnam and Laos held another iteration of a border management meeting between them. Though the interaction was part of a regular series of meetings both neighboring Southeast Asian ...... Read More »

China, Laos eye closer cooperation to build community with shared future

3 November 2019, 2:03 am

[Photo/Xinhua] Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday met with Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on closer cooperation to build the China-Laos community with a shared future. China and Laos are ...... Read More »

Travel: By the Mekong in Laos

1 November 2019, 6:54 pm

But none of the frenzy is reflected in the river that flows gently by, unperturbed and tranquil. The Mekong in Luang Prabang, Laos’s cultural heart, seems untouched by everything that goes on around ...... Read More »

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