22kg of ivory seized from passenger on bus from Laos

17 December 2018, 12:56 am

Authorities examine the trafficked ivory seized from a Vietnamese woman who arrived in Nakhon Phanom by bus from Laos on Sunday. NAKHON PHANOM: Officials have seized 930 items of ivory from a Vietnamese woman attempting to bring them into the country from Laos.... Read More »

China, Myanmar vow to strengthen ties, cooperation

17 December 2018, 12:55 am

Luang Prabang , Dec 16 : Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met Minister for International Cooperation of Myanmar, U. Kyaw Tin here on Sunday, with both sides agreeing to strengthen bilateral ties and cooperation at all sectors. Both Wang and U. Kyaw Tin are here to attend the four... Read More »

Laos, Thailand further cooperation, deepen friendship

15 December 2018, 6:08 am

Laos and Thailand will target new heights in deepening their relations as they head toward setting up a strategic partnership for growth and sustainable development. The direction of deepening relations and enhancement of bilateral cooperation was agreed on at the Third Lao-Thai Joint Cabinet Retrea... Read More »

China-aided hospital commenced in Lao capital

14 December 2018, 9:26 pm

At the ceremony, Wang Qihui, counsellor of the Economic and Commercial Office of the Chinese Embassy in Laos said that leaders of both countries attach great importance to the China-aided Mahosot General Hospital project, which is a symbol of the pragmatic cooperation between China and Laos. The com... Read More »

Six years on, wife of disappeared Laos activist 'can't move on'

12 December 2018, 8:52 am

Six years of searching have brought no answers and little solace to Sombath's 72-year-old wife, Shui-Meng Ng AFP/CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT BANGKOK: The wife of a prominent Laos activist who vanished after being stopped at a checkpoint on the streets of Vientiane said Wednesday she "can't move o... Read More »

Turning Bombs Into Bracelets, as Laos Villagers Wait For Safe Land

10 December 2018, 3:11 am

With a long-stemmed ladle, Vanthon pulls shiny, molten metal from a kiln and deftly pours it into a mold carved in a wooden block. Seconds later, she prizes out a silver-colored dove that was once shrapnel from a bomb dropped in Ban Napia village in the northeastern province of Xieng Khouang in Laos... Read More »

Laos to supply electricity to Cambodia in energy deal

8 December 2018, 9:50 am

The energy deal was signed in Vientiane on Wednesday during the visit of a Cambodian delegation that included Prime Minister Hun Sen, the Khmer Times reported on Friday. Provinces near the border with Laos, including Preah Vihear, Stung Treng, Ratanakkiri and Kratie, will be supplied electricity pro... Read More »

BOCHK acquires Laos branch

5 December 2018, 1:19 am

Bank of China is to acquire a branch in Laos from its parent Bank of China for approximately 561 million yuan .The proposed branch transfer in Vientiane, the capital of Laos, is part of a restructuring exercise of the group in the Asean region, BOCHK said.BOC's Vientiane branch was incorporated ... Read More »

Setting the Stage for Dien Bien Phu

4 December 2018, 4:10 pm

Outmaneuvered by Vo Nguyen Giap during the Viet Minh invasion of Laos in 1953, the French drew all the wrong lessons. The young Vietnamese general had been bloodied in 1952, but he learned a valuable lesson from his failure.... Read More »

Centara strikes management deal for three new hotels in Laos

4 December 2018, 7:02 am

Management agreements have been signed between Centara, a leading hotel operator in Thailand, and the Asia Investment, Development & Construction Sole Co. Ltd , a well-established enterprise in Laos.... Read More »

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