Mainland Chinese tourists in the Golden Bauhinia Square, in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Picture: AFP

23 May 2018, 5:52 am

From T-shirts declaring disputed territories to brawls in luxury boutiques , the antics of Chinese tourists overseas have generated many a headline recently. However, those who have made viral news are but a small percentage of the millions who now travel overseas .... Read More »

North Texas Becomes America's Top Destination for Laotian Food

22 May 2018, 5:50 am

Dallas' next culinary revolution began in a quiet specialty grocery store in Irving, a small shop where boxes of imported foods line the metal shelving all the way up to the ceiling. Here, in 2004, a woman named Boonmie Phennara fired up a Bunsen burner to make dinner for visiting friends.... Read More »

Laos holds Chinese language contest for college students

18 May 2018, 12:07 pm

Laos on Friday held the final round of its 13th "Chinese Bridge" contest, an annual Chinese proficiency competition for non-Chinese college students. The contest, held at the National University of Laos , was hosted by the Chinese embassy in Laos with the topic of "We are the world."... Read More »

Deal struck for airport feeder systems

15 May 2018, 11:33 pm

The Department of Airports and Transport Co, Ltd Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding to establish provincial feeder systems for passengers using all 28 of the department's airports. The MoU, effective from now until 2021 with the option for extension, was signed to establish better link... Read More »

China-Laos tourism promotion event launched in Laos

15 May 2018, 1:42 pm

The 2018 China-Laos Tourism Cooperation Forum and the Beautiful China Tourism Promotion Conference was held in Lao capital Vientiane on Tuesday. When addressing the forum, Bosengkham Vongdara, the Lao Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, said that with the developing of the comprehensive st... Read More »

RPT-Myanmar's Yoma to debut in baht

14 May 2018, 6:26 am

Yoma Strategic Holdings is poised to become the first company from Myanmar to sell bonds with a baht-denominated offering that underlines Thailand's appeal as a regional funding hub. "Yoma will be the first Myanmar entity to tap the Thai bond market, and they will come before the sovereign, whic... Read More »

China, Laos to intensify efforts to crack down cross-border crimes

14 May 2018, 1:39 am

The public security ministries of China and Laos have decided to intensify efforts to crack down cross-border crimes and strengthen cooperation on law enforcement. The consensuses were reached after the first-ever ministerial meeting on law enforcement cooperation between the two countries was held ... Read More »

Lao journalists are urged to inspire readers

13 May 2018, 4:06 pm

When news is reported, readers should be attracted to the story and immediately want to read it. While news reports in Laos today are quite good, they are often not sufficiently accurate and are lacking in detail.... Read More »

China-Laos economic, trade cooperation committee holds 9th meeting

12 May 2018, 9:17 pm

The ninth meeting of the China-Laos economic and trade cooperation committee was held on Friday in Lao capital Vientiane. The meeting reviewed the all-around performance of the bilateral cooperation in economic and trade sector, and put forward the requirements to further carry out the bilateral eco... Read More »

'Kung Fu' red pandas settle into new Laos sanctuary

11 May 2018, 10:13 am

LUANG PRABANG, Laos: Munching on bamboo and lazing under a fan spraying cooling mist, "Jackie Chan" is in a relaxed mood, one of three red pandas once destined for the exotic wildlife trade but now instead settling into a new home in a leafy Laos sanctuary. The three animals, nicknamed Jackie Chan, ... Read More »

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