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Road to Tokyo2020 Paralympics via Catwalk as Athletes Make Model Efforts

Road to Tokyo2020 Paralympics via Catwalk as Athletes Make Model Efforts

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 More »

Boy Wonder: Paris’ Prestigious ESMOD Fashion School Awaits Lao Young Design Wunderkind

Boy Wonder: Paris’ Prestigious ESMOD Fashion School Awaits Lao Young Design Wunderkind

Fashion wunderkind Nanthaveth Buppha, known to friends and family by the nickname “Boy”, is getting set for Paris after taking top spot as Lao Young Designer More »

Foreigners Married to Lao Citizens Now Entitled to Spouse Visa

Foreigners Married to Lao Citizens Now Entitled to Spouse Visa

The Government of Laos will now be issuing foreign spouse visas to foreigners who hold a valid Lao certificate of marriage with a Lao citizen. More »

Michelin-Starred Bangkok Restaurant Paste Prepares Luang Prabang Plates

Michelin-Starred Bangkok Restaurant Paste Prepares Luang Prabang Plates

While the conventional narrative about Luang Prabang is one of adoration and admiration, especially for the old town’s storied tranquility and architectural charms, the sleepy More »

ANZ Laos Holds Food, Beverage and Agriculture Forum

ANZ Laos Holds Food, Beverage and Agriculture Forum

Improved domestic cross-border transport and logistics, coupled with widening and deepening demand for clean, green vegetables and fruit both in neighboring China and across More »

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South Koreans Latest To Get 30 days Visa-Free Travel in Laos

South Korean visitors, backpackers, business travellers, package tourists, honeymooners and independent adventurers alike can now stay in Laos for up to 30 days without a visa. Could your country be next?

Coming into force September 1, the extension was announced on Thursday, August 30 by the Lao Ministry of Foreign

Luang Prabang Plays Host to Sustainable Tourism Solutions Expo

Saving money or saving the planet? Either way, travel lovers, tourism industry professionals, and their suppliers will have more reasons to be in Luang Prabang from September 14-15.

Sustainable Tourism Solutions Expo will bring together hospitality businesses and vendors of sustainable products, technology, and services to descend on the UNESCO …

Sanamxay District Students Set for September School Return

unicef sanamxay children school

Students at schools across Laos have been heading back to hit the books, but those young scholars in Attapeu’s Sanamxay district are facing more hurdles than most in returning to regular educational routines.

Education was one of the sectors impacted by flash floods caused by the collapse of Xe Pian

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

Michelin-Starred Bangkok Restaurant Paste Prepares Luang Prabang Plates

While the conventional narrative about Luang Prabang is one of adoration and admiration, especially for the old town’s storied tranquility and architectural charms, the sleepy UNESCO World Heritage Listed city has as yet not been duly celebrated as a destination for international fine dining.

All that is set to change in November as the team …

Store and Conserve Water, Supply Authority Advises

Turbid Water Supply in Vientiane

The rain-swollen Mekong River and its sediments are affecting capacity to meet the daily demand for water in the Lao capital Vientiane and its surrounds, the water supply authority warns.

The State Water Supply Enterprise has called on Vientiane residents to conserve water and consider storing additional supplies for later

ANZ Laos Holds Food, Beverage and Agriculture Forum

ANZ Food Beverage Agriculture Forum

Improved domestic cross-border transport and logistics, coupled with widening and deepening demand for clean, green vegetables and fruit both in neighboring China and across the emerging economies of Asia presents a host of potential niche opportunities for Laos to capitalize upon, an audience in Vientiane has heard.

Laos’ geographical position,

Norway and Laos Agree to Exempt Visa for Diplomats

Holders of diplomatic passports from the Kingdom of Norway and the Lao PDR have now been exempt from applying for entry visas to each others’ countries since the two nations signed an agreement in Singapore on the sidelines of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. The visa exemption has taken effect since …