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Thailand Welcomes Lao Tourists on New Vientiane-Bangkok Train Service

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) welcomed Lao tourists who arrived at Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Station by the new trial train from Vientiane Capital to Bangkok, Thailand on 14 July.   The trial train is a project of the two Prime Ministers, Laos,...

Vietnam President To Lam Visits Laos, Strengthening 62-Year Cooperation with New Agreements, Initiatives

President of Vietnam, To Lam, visited Laos on 11-12 July, receiving a warm welcome...

Vientiane Council Urges Compensation for Thanaleng Dry Port Affected Residents

The Vientiane People’s Council has called for compensation for residents who lost land or...

China Targets Southeast Asia in Bid to Lead Global EV Market

China's growing electric vehicle (EV) industry has its eyes set on dominating the Southeast...

Thai Tourists Go Cashless in Laos with New QR Payments

Thai tourists visiting Laos can now conveniently scan QR codes to pay for goods...

Canada Opens Diplomatic Office in Vientiane Capital

Canada has opened a diplomatic office in Vientiane in an effort to boost economic and political ties with Laos. Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs Stéphane...

ANZ Appoints CEO for Laos

Australian bank ANZ has announced the appointment of a new CEO Laos. The bank focuses on Trade Facilitation, Global Markets and offers Priority services to...

Pick-ups Increase share of Lao Vehicle Market

The market for pickup trucks in Laos is growing in line with people's lifestyles and their links to agriculture, according to an auto company...

Aussie Helps Laos Hill Tribes Grow Coffee

A former Australian teacher managing a coffee company and cafe in central Laos sees the scheme as key to alleviating poverty among hill tribes. Derek...