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Road to Tokyo2020 Paralympics via Catwalk as Athletes Make Model Efforts

Road to Tokyo2020 Paralympics via Catwalk as Athletes Make Model Efforts

Tears of joy, pain and expectation; the road to Tokyo2020 Games, like all Olympics and Paralympics before them, is being paved with them, and particularly in More »

Boy Wonder: Paris’ Prestigious ESMOD Fashion School Awaits Lao Young Design Wunderkind

Boy Wonder: Paris’ Prestigious ESMOD Fashion School Awaits Lao Young Design Wunderkind

Fashion wunderkind Nanthaveth Buppha, known to friends and family by the nickname “Boy”, is getting set for Paris after taking top spot as Lao Young Designer More »

Foreigners Married to Lao Citizens Now Entitled to Spouse Visa

Foreigners Married to Lao Citizens Now Entitled to Spouse Visa

The Government of Laos will now be issuing foreign spouse visas to foreigners who hold a valid Lao certificate of marriage with a Lao citizen. More »

Michelin-Starred Bangkok Restaurant Paste Prepares Luang Prabang Plates

Michelin-Starred Bangkok Restaurant Paste Prepares Luang Prabang Plates

While the conventional narrative about Luang Prabang is one of adoration and admiration, especially for the old town’s storied tranquility and architectural charms, the sleepy More »

ANZ Laos Holds Food, Beverage and Agriculture Forum

ANZ Laos Holds Food, Beverage and Agriculture Forum

Improved domestic cross-border transport and logistics, coupled with widening and deepening demand for clean, green vegetables and fruit both in neighboring China and across More »

HEADLINES

Railway Cuts Through, Belt & Road Reviewed At China-ASEAN Meet

Lao-China Railway scale model

Travelers, tourists and residents in Laos can expect to be able to ride the rails to traverse some of the country’s key destinations and onward to China’s Yunnan province and beyond by the end of 2021, and eventually, in the other direction to Bangkok, a major strategic dialogue meeting in …

A new phenomenon in the Smart Phone market in Laos!

The release of the ocean blue Galaxy Note 9 recently led to a shortage of stock in only a few days, as the reception was greater than anticipated. Now the ocean blue Galaxy Note 9 has returned for sale at all Samsung retailers throughout the country! Hurry and get yours …

Ecotourism Investment in Savannakhet Promotes Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction

Savannakhet Ecotourism and Investment

Lao PDR’s development has been rapid during the last decade, largely funded by income from natural resources driving the bulk of economic growth. The Government is promoting responsible investment across the country to ensure that quality investments benefit all of Lao society, fostering green development and sustainable use of natural …

Road to Tokyo2020 Paralympics via Catwalk as Athletes Make Model Efforts

Lao Paralympic Athletes

Tears of joy, pain and expectation; the road to Tokyo2020 Games, like all Olympics and Paralympics before them, is being paved with them, and particularly in the South-East Asian nation of Laos.

The efforts of aspiring Paralympic athletes as they strive to achieve personal bests and to represent their nations

Typhoon Mangkhut Skirts Laos Following Phils, HK, China Landfalls

Typhoon Mangkhut via Goole Maps

Typhoon Mangkhut is on track to miss Laos after tracking data Monday morning had the destructive storm headed roughly West-North-West from Hong Kong towards South-West China.

Nonetheless, residents and visitors to northern and central regions of Laos should remain on alert for heavy downpours on Monday and Tuesday according to …

Boy Wonder: Paris’ Prestigious ESMOD Fashion School Awaits Lao Young Design Wunderkind

Lao Fashion Week 2018

Fashion wunderkind Nanthaveth Buppha, known to friends and family by the nickname “Boy”, is getting set for Paris after taking top spot as Lao Young Designer 2018.

The Laotian Times was at Crowne Plaza Vientiane as the young fashionista took out the top spot among the five design aspirants awarded

Foreigners Married to Lao Citizens Now Entitled to Spouse Visa

Foreigner Spouse Marriage Visa

The Government of Laos will now be issuing foreign spouse visas to foreigners who hold a valid Lao certificate of marriage with a Lao citizen.

Until now, the foreign spouses of Lao citizens received no special privileges or entitlements after completing the lengthy marriage process. Those who held a valid Lao …

Laos’ PM Thongloun Confirms Hydropower Policy at WEF on ASEAN

PM Confirms Laos Hydropower Policy

International experts continue investigative efforts alongside Lao regulators looking into the causes of the fatal Xe Pian Xe Nam Noy dam collapse in Attapeu province on July 23, Laos’ PM Thongloun on Wednesday confirmed to an audience of delegates from the ASEAN region and beyond in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi.

PM …