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Saturday, July 20, 2024

Interview

Adapting to Adversity: How Lao Citizens Cope with Economic Challenges

Over the past four years, starting with the onset of COVID-19 in 2019, Laos has experienced a significant economic shift. The current economic woes, marked by rising inflation, high fuel prices, and the growing depreciation of the Lao kip, have left residents especially vulnerable. Many are struggling to make...

Jessica Mudditt Chronicles Her Journey Through Southeast Asia in New Memoir

It was the early 2000s when Jessica Mudditt spent months wandering through Southeast Asia,...

US Ambassador Heather Variava Outlines Vision for Strengthening Relations with Laos

Heather Variava, the United States (US) Ambassador to Laos, who assumed her position in...

Spiritual Journeys on Cloth by Hmong Artist Tcheu Siong

The German Embassy, on 2 May, became a canvas for the artistry of Tcheu...

‘Rethink the Couch’: A New Perspective on Therapy in Asia

Balancing the demands of parenting, a full-time job as a therapist, and a recent...

UK Paramedic Trainer Enhances Skills of Vientiane Rescue Volunteers in Specialized Program

Matthew Rolph, a paramedic trainer from the UK, successfully conducted an intensive seven-day foundation course to enhance the life-saving capabilities of trainers at Vientiane...

Lao-American Restaurant Owner Ready to Start Over After Racist Allegations Forced Shutdown

After false allegations against David Rasavong and his Fresno, California-based restaurant Tasty Thai caused the business to shut down in May, the owner is...

Fostering Relations with Asia’s Hidden Gem, US Ambassador to Laos Reflects on His Tenure

In an exclusive interview with the Laotian Times, Peter Haymond, the outgoing US Ambassador to Laos, offers insights into his diplomatic tenure in the...

Singapore Ambassador Leow Siu Lin On Building Human Capital and Transitioning to Green Energy

After a successful four-year stint as the Ambassador of Singapore to Laos, Leow Siu Lin sat down with Laotian Times to reflect on her...

From Diplomacy to Sustainability: British Ambassador John Pearson’s Remarkable Tenure in Laos

In an exclusive interview with the Laotian Times, John Pearson, outgoing British Ambassador to Laos, reflects on his four-year diplomatic mission in Laos, sharing...

Lao-Argentinians Proudly Upkeep Their Identities in South America

Hundreds of thousands of Laotian refugees who escaped the Secret War settled in major Western countries such as the US, France, and Canada, through...