Happy Lao New Year - SaBaiDee Pee Mai - 2013
Phillipe and Amanda na Champassak, owners of The Madsen at Penguin. Phillippe was born into the royal family of Laos.
Source: Laos News | 7 December 2013, 5:27 am
Kiettisak Keobanhdith, Lao ambassador to the DPRK, gave a reception at the Taedonggang Diplomatic Club on Friday on the occasion of the 38th anniversary of founding of the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
Source: Laos News | 6 December 2013, 8:03 pm
Regional investment in Greater Mekong Subregion countries is expected to top US$51.19 billion over the next five to six years, mostly for infrastructure development.
Source: Laos News | 5 December 2013, 6:01 pm
The Luang Prabang Film Festival , which screens Southeast Asian films of all genres, opens tomorrow and runs until Dec 11. Now in its fourth year, LPFF celebrates the growth of the regional film industry and aims to make film more accessible to the public.
Source: Laos News | 5 December 2013, 1:46 pm
OVER THE EDGE: Our tour guide, Jason Edwards, took this photo of my husband and I at the Grand Canyon, Arizona.
Source: Laos News | 4 December 2013, 9:29 am
The Department of Statistics has highlighted that Malaysia maintains its low inflation rate among the Asean Member States, which was at three per cent and 1.2 per cent in 2011 and 2012 respectively.
Source: Laos News | 4 December 2013, 4:08 am
Every vehicle that crosses the Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge on its way to Vientiane will be sprayed with disinfectant to guard against the spread of avian influenza.
Source: Laos News | 2 December 2013, 10:47 pm
Work on a new road connecting Phongsaly province to the Chinese border officially began on November 30, with the project expected to boost trade and investment and help the country's socio-economic development.
Source: Laos News | 2 December 2013, 9:42 pm
Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, Sunday sent a message of greeting to Choummaly Sayasone, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party and president of Laos, on the occasion of the 38th anniversary of the founding of ... (more)
Source: Laos News | 2 December 2013, 2:08 am
"Laos is a land steeped in cliche: of gilt temples and golden Buddhas, shimmering rivers and dazzling sunsets.
Source: Laos News | 1 December 2013, 2:20 am
This photo was taken by my friend a few years ago while backpacking through Australia, mucking around at sunset at Uluru .
Source: Laos News | 29 November 2013, 3:04 pm
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of the Lao People's Democratic Republic as you celebrate your National Day on December 2. This year marks 58 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Laos, and we are pleased that our longstanding friendship has endured and continues to ... (more)
Source: Laos News | 29 November 2013, 10:55 am
A ceremony commemorating the 38th anniversary of Laos' National Day was held in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday, Vietnam News Agency reported.
Source: Laos News | 29 November 2013, 5:54 am
The respective forestry ministries of Laos and the Republic of Korea have agreed to work together on making the forestry industry more sustainable.
Source: Laos News | 28 November 2013, 10:30 pm
Peter Lee's cover story on the NSA and Its Enablers is ground-breaking and disturbing; the irrepressible Andre Vltchek contributes a vivid dispatch from the streets of Cairo; Ron Jacobs conducts a probing interview with Bill Ayers; Lee Ballinger compares and contrasts James Brown and Jay Z; the wonderfully astute eye of Kim Nicolini surveys the ... (more)
Source: Laos News | 28 November 2013, 11:01 am
Senior officials from Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, and Japan met in Luang Prabang on November 22 to discuss cooperation between the five countries in the Mekong subregion and Japan.
Source: Laos News | 27 November 2013, 9:08 pm
Officials have warned those who plan to marry foreigners to follow legal marriage procedures, especially women who choose to leave Laos and reside in their fiance's country.
Source: Laos News | 27 November 2013, 2:54 pm
Lao dam project raises Mekong fear By Tom Fawthrop The Khone Falls on the Mekong river in southern Laos, close to the Cambodian border, is "an ecologically unique area, so rare in nature that every effort should be made to preserve all of Khone Falls from any development", according to a Mekong River Commission consultant in a 1994 report.
Source: Laos News | 27 November 2013, 5:34 am
Laos will green-light French investors establishing businesses in the country and producing goods for export to markets in Asean and countries like China, Japan and the Republic of Korea, the deputy prime minister has said.
Source: Laos News | 26 November 2013, 9:20 pm
On November 15, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund concluded the Article IV consultation 1 with Lao P.D.R. Lao P.D.R. continued to make progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals and became a member of the World Trade Organization in 2013.
Source: Laos News | 26 November 2013, 6:15 pm
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