Category Archives: Feature

Laos Launches Online eVisa Service

Laos Officially Launches eVisa for tourists

Lao has launched its long-awaited electronic tourist visa (eVisa) service, which will allow foreigners to apply for a visa online prior to arriving in the country.

Vientiane to Tighten Control on City’s Illegal Foreign Workers

Chinese Workers and Businesses in Laos

Vientiane is currently beefing up its efforts to continue registering foreign workers and making sure they have appropriate work permits.

Thailand’s First Bullet Train to Include Laos as Destination

Thailand Laos China Bullet Train

Thailand is preparing to launch the country’s first bullet train that will run between Bangkok and Beijing, China, with Laos as one of the intermediate stations.

Laos’ Plain of Jars Becomes UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Plain of Jars in Laos

The Plain of Jars in Xiangkhouang Province, Laos, has been added to the list of World Heritage Sites by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Dengue Fever on the Rise across Laos

mosquito transmitting dengue fever

Dengue fever is on the rise in Laos this year, with hospitals reporting an increase in the number of patients.

CP All Negotiates for 7-Eleven Stores in Laos

Will 7-Eleven come to Laos?

Will 7-Eleven come to Laos? The question has been up in the air for many years despite continued reports that it would make a foray into the country.

Road Accidents Continue to Plague Vientiane Capital

Road Accidents in Vientiane

Road accidents continue to plague Vientiane Capital, with the latest figures for the year so far reaching a staggering 525 cases, according to a recent announcement by police.

Lao Airlines Renews Global Safety Standard Certification

Lao Airlines IATA

National flag carrier Lao Airlines has passed an audit and renewed registration from the IATA International Air Transport Association Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).