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Cuba’s President Diaz-Canel Takes East Asia Solidarity Tour to Laos

Cuba's president Diaz-Carnel in Laos

Geographically distant but with a shared solidarity born of shared experiences of struggles for independence against colonial and imperial domination and sharing similar Marxist-Leninist institutions of state governance, the nations, peoples and ruling parties of Laos and Cuba have long-shared affiliations and affections from afar.

The friendship was celebrated in

Football Fans Look to Coach V. Sundramoorthy to Spark Magic in Laos’ Lineup

Laos Football Coach Sundramoorthy

Famed for audacious feats on the field on behalf of his native Singapore as a striker in the late 1980’s and into the 1990s, the former player now coach V. Sundramoorthy is set to guide a Laos national men’s team on the rise ahead of the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup.…

Champion! Lao Paralympian Powerlifter Pia Takes Gold at Asian Para Games 2018

Powerlifter Pia Laophakdee

Laos’ Powersports powerlifter Pia captured a gold medal Sunday at the Asian Para Games 2018 in Indonesia in the 49kg Men’s Division after successfully lifting 133 kilograms.

Pia is now qualified to compete for glory at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Pia received plenty of cheers from his team of …

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

Champs in Japan See Paralifters Pushed to New Limits

Japan has been back in the news this week with furious winds and thundering shakes claiming a tragic toll in lives and property.

At the same time, a power of a different and more positive kind has been felt in the nation’s south.

Lao Paralympic weightlifters have been in Japan’s

Facebook to Exclusively Broadcast Premier League Matches in Laos

Tech giant Facebook has agreed to a £200 million (US$265 million) deal to exclusively broadcast every single Premier League match in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos starting next year in 2019.

It represents a major breakthrough for the Facebook after they beat out the competition from television networks BeIn Sports and Fox Sports Asia in the …

Probably the Best Football Campaign Ever

Carlsberg World Cup

The anticipated football craze is finally here and even better news for football fans is that they get a chance to score limited-edition merchandises from Carlsberg’s Summer Football Campaign. Football spirit is on full mode. The campaign calls out to beer lovers and football fans to collect their favorite country …

Oct 4-6 Official Boat Racing Festival Dates

Following an announcement made by the Governor of Chanthabouly district, Mrs. Bouarone Vongdarasan, the annual Boat Racing Festival will officially take place Oct 4-6 at Chao Anouvong Park.

Traditionally, the festival is held every year at Tha Vat Chanh, Chanthaboury district, where boats representing public organizations, private sector, business community