Laos remakes itself as an adventure center, an evolution that serves the country and its visitors well

18 February 2018, 4:23 am

the pointy mountains that pepper central Laos. And this wasn't one trip; it was 10. We zigzagged down the mountain like orangutans swinging from trees. It barely registered on my fear meter. You're locked in three ways, and in the unlikely event of a fall ...... Read More »

Why is Congress a Gun-free Zone?

18 February 2018, 3:47 am

Still, even after the Weather Underground detonated a bomb in the Senate wing in the early morning hours of March 1, 1971, ostensibly to protest U.S. military operations in Laos, Congress took ... guns,” then every single event that they plan or attend ...... Read More »

Laos sees marked shift in tourist appeal

17 February 2018, 2:00 pm

In Asia, we will attend events in Japan, Korea, China and Singapore," Lao tourism deputy director general Bounlap Douangphoumy is reported as saying recently. Official websites about tourism in the different provinces of Laos and a festival calendar have ...... Read More »

How to celebrate Chinese New Year, even if you're a total noob

16 February 2018, 7:12 am

The holiday is a 15-day long family event that’s not only observed in China, but also in Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Singapore, and plenty of other Asian countries. Many Asian Americans also adhere to the traditions stateside, so regardless of your heritage ...... Read More »

Laos-China co-produced TV program promoted in Lao university

12 February 2018, 5:28 pm

A culture exchange program and Laos-China co-produced TV program promotion was held in Lao National University here on Monday. The event was jointly hosted by the People's Broadcasting Station of Guangxi, National University of Laos (NUoL) and Laos ...... Read More »

Valentine’s Day events and more February happenings

9 February 2018, 9:02 am

1st. St. Heat up your Valentine’s Day with this unconventional Valentine’s event. Each winter ... the indigenous people of Laos who immigrated to the U.S. after the Vietnam War. Her’s images draw upon the traditionally Western photography styles ...... Read More »

Vietnam, Lao diplomats meet in Washington ahead of Tet

8 February 2018, 2:41 pm

Washington DC (VNA) – The increasingly strong development of the Vietnam-Laos friendship was highlighted at a recent meeting between the two countries’ diplomats in Washington DC, the US. The event is an annual activity between the Vietnamese and Lao ...... Read More »

Vietnamese, Lao PMs attend training centre’s inaugural ceremony

4 February 2018, 11:50 pm

... and Technology meet development goals and tasks assigned by the Lao Party and Government to make use of science and technology as a driver of national growth. Addressing the event, Minister of Science and Technology of Việt Nam Chu Ngọc Anh ...... Read More »

Vietnamese PM active in Laos

4 February 2018, 6:22 pm

Participants at the celebration Opening the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung said that in 2017, with joint efforts of the two Parties, States and Governments, the Vietnam-Laos relationship was reinforced and promoted in all fields.... Read More »

Perennial growth of Vietnam-Laos special solidarity

4 February 2018, 4:24 pm

The visit, made at the invitation of Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, is considered an important political event, demonstrating a reaffirmation of the priorities in foreign affairs between both countries. Of main importance is the sustained ...... Read More »

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