Vietnam, Laos, & Cambodia 6-Week Family Trip Report - Vietnam Forum

19 November 2017, 2:57 am

We just returned from the most epic family adventure of our lives traveling to Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia and I am so excited to share our experiences. We are a family of 4 (2 daughters ages 8, 10). It was our first trip to all 3 of these countries and we ...... Read More »

Belt and Road Forum for Laos-China Cooperation to be held in December

18 November 2017, 2:31 pm

VIENTIANE, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- The first Belt and Road Forum for Laos-China Cooperation will be held in Vientiane, Laos from Dec.19-20, according to organizers. The Lao News Agency (KPL), China Economic Information Service (CEIS) and Lao Chinese Chamber of ...... Read More »

Sonia Bashir Kabir becomes Microsoft MD for Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Laos

18 November 2017, 1:38 am

Microsoft has announced the appointment of Sonia Bashir Kabir as its managing director for Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, and Laos. In her new role, she will lead Microsoft’s business in developing and driving strategies for all product lines, services, and ...... Read More »

Kuang Si Falls, Laos - Unique Places Around The World

17 November 2017, 8:33 am

The Kuang Si Falls are located in Laos, South East Asia. The Kuang Si Falls are the largest falls in the Luang Prabang area. Kuang Si waterfalls is a popular tourist destination in the Luang Prabang area in Laos, South East Asia. The beautiful scenery in ...... Read More »

In Laos, the power of knowledge is buried beneath social media's shiny, distracting surface

17 November 2017, 12:37 am

When I first arrived in Laos 11 years ago, a bright-eyed "youth ambassador for development", there was one thing that struck me as most depressing – one of many in what is still one of the world's poorest countries. Of course, like many countries ...... Read More »

Luk Thung Singer ‘Lumyai’ Invades, Divides Laos

16 November 2017, 6:01 pm

BANGKOK — Lumyai is back and this time her golden hot pants and crop top have caused an international furor. Teen country singer Lumyai Hai Thongkam, whose sexually provocative dancing this year became an obsession of junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha ...... Read More »

Teachers from Laos learn from Frenchtown schools

13 November 2017, 11:00 pm

More than 7,000 miles from home, Sounisa Oun Alom and Chasy Somwhang have spent the past month at a strange version of a familiar place: a school. The two Laotian educators came to the United States as professional fellows from the Young Southeast Asian ...... Read More »

China, Laos to build community of shared future with strategic importance

13 November 2017, 12:19 pm

VIENTIANE, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) -- China and Laos on Monday agreed to build a community of shared future with strategic importance during Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to the Southeast Asian country. The two sides made the decision during a ...... Read More »

How to Spend 4 Days in Luang Prabang, Laos: Street Food, Temples, Waterfalls, and Museums

12 November 2017, 11:03 am

If you’re flying in via an international flight, chances are you will touch down into the city in the late afternoon. A taxi ride into the city centre, and your hotel, is a brief 15 to 20 minutes, and will set you back 50,000 kip (US$6). Once you’ve ...... Read More »

Chinese Developers Abandon International Airport Project in Laos SEZ

8 November 2017, 10:32 am

An international airport project scheduled for construction by a Chinese developer in northwestern Laos’s Bokeo province has been canceled so that an airport built earlier in the province may be upgraded instead, sources say. The abandoned project was to ...... Read More »

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