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Top Promo Videos of Visit Laos Year 2018

Visit Laos 2018 is picking up steam as the country, aided by several international donors and freelance Laos-loving videographers and marketers, advertises to the world what it has to offer.

One way that Laos is attracting visitors is through the use of video marketing. While it would be next to impossible to do …

Route 13 to be Improved and Maintained with World Bank Support

World Bank Route 13 Road Upgrade

More than 500,000 people living adjacent to sections of National Road 13 will benefit from the improvements planned in the National Road 13 Improvement and Maintenance Project.

The agreement for the project was signed today by the Vice Minister of Finance, Mme Thipphakone Chanthavongsa, and the World Bank Country

Revitalized Lao Airlines Magazine Celebrates One Year Anniversary

13 July – RDK Group, a Vientiane-based translation and marketing consulting firm, together with Lao Airlines, has recently hosted a one-year anniversary event celebrating a successful year-long print run of the latest iteration of Champa Meuanglao, the latter’s official inflight magazine at Kualao Restaurant.

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Buddha Park Vientiane Undergoes Makeover

Vientiane Capital’s Buddha Park (Wat Xiengkhuan) has just received a makeover. How refreshing!

Visitors will now be able to stroll around the park in clean, paved cement pathways as they enjoy the breathtaking sights of the amazing sculpture park with more than 200 religious statues. Travelers will also appreciate the improved lawn and gardening …

Latest Updates From the Luang Prabang Film Festival 2018

The Luang Prabang Film Festival (LPFF) has announced that its ninth annual event will take place on 7-12 December 2018. The festival, which celebrates Southeast Asian cinema every December in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Luang Prabang, Laos, will feature a range of feature film screenings, short film …

Singapore Restaurant Sells Thai Food, Misspells Lao Name

Un-Yang-Kor-Dai, a concept from the Thai city of Khao Yai, has recently opened an outlet in Chinatown in South Bridge Road, Singapore.

While its brand positioning is understandably geared towards serving authentic Thai or Isan cuisine, its restaurant name is written in the standard language of Laos, where Isan …

48 hours in Vientiane


Breakfast at Kung’s

Stunning Vang Vieng

Many travellers are surprised to find that Vang Vieng, the tourist hotspot and stop-off town on the way from Vientiane to Luang Prabang, is visually spectacular. The party scene, which once made the town’s reputation, has died down in recent years, and many of the riverside bars and grubby stalls …