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Laos, VietJet Sign Air Transport Agreement, Creating Over 2,000 Jobs

The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation and VietJet Airline have agreed to enhance air transportation between Laos and Vietnam, which is expected to create up to 2,500 new jobs in the aviation sector. The two sides signed an agreement on 11 July in Vientiane Capital, with VietJet set...

Vientiane Steps Up Efforts to Protect Phou Phanang Conservation Area

Vientiane authorities are intensifying efforts to re-designate the Phou Phanang National Conservation Area to...

Thailand Welcomes Lao Tourists on New Vientiane-Bangkok Train Service

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) welcomed...

Vientiane Sees Over 20 Percent Surge in Tourist Numbers in First Half of 2024

Vientiane Capital welcomed a total of 674,196 visitors in the first six months of...

Oudomxay Province Sees Tourism Boom in First Half of 2024

Oudomxay Province experienced a tourism boom in the first half of 2024, attracting over...

SilkAir to Codeshare With Lao Airlines

SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, has signed a codeshare agreement with Lao Airlines for its flights to Vientiane and Luang Prabang, providing...

Upgraded Facilities Drawing More Visitors to Vangvieng

A newly paved road connecting the town of Vangvieng to Poukham cave is one of the key factors attracting more tourists to the area...

Khammuan Records Almost 73,000 Visit Arrivals Over First Six Months

Khammuan, a central province, has recorded almost 73,000 visit arrivals over the first six months with Asians, and especially Chinese nationals topping the list. This...

Bolaven Plateau: A Coffee Lover’s Utopia, Deep In the Heart of Laos

From Colombia to Kenya, many of the world's coffee-growing regions are amongst the most idyllic places on Earth. A bucolic tableland in southern Laos, the...