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Laos Hopes to Diversify Destinations for Tourists

Laos Hopes to Diversify Destinations for Tourists

Laos has seen a dramatic increase in the number of South Korean tourists over the past few years after the reality TV show, “Youth More »

Laos Sees Drop in Foreign Direct Investment Inflow

Laos Sees Drop in Foreign Direct Investment Inflow

Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow to Laos decreased in 2018 amid a drop in new investment from China, a recent report has shown. More »

Annabelle Cafe Brings a Piece of France to Vientiane’s Dining Scene

Annabelle Cafe Brings a Piece of France to Vientiane’s Dining Scene

Annabelle Cafe brings a certain je ne sais quoi to Vientiane’s dining scene. More »

WhatsApp the Most Popular Mobile App in Laos

WhatsApp the Most Popular Mobile App in Laos

WhatsApp is the most popular mobile application in Laos, according to a report by the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (Kotra). More »

Laos Issues Nationwide Dengue Warning

Laos Issues Nationwide Dengue Warning

The Lao Ministry of Health has issued a nationwide warning amid increasing dengue fever incidence across the country. More »

Laos’ Plain of Jars Becomes UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Plain of Jars in Laos

The Plain of Jars in Xiangkhouang Province, Laos, has been added to the list of World Heritage Sites by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Dengue Fever on the Rise across Laos

mosquito transmitting dengue fever

Dengue fever is on the rise in Laos this year, with hospitals reporting an increase in the number of patients.

CP All Negotiates for 7-Eleven Stores in Laos

Will 7-Eleven come to Laos?

Will 7-Eleven come to Laos? The question has been up in the air for many years despite continued reports that it would make a foray into the country.

Road Accidents Continue to Plague Vientiane Capital

Road Accidents in Vientiane

Road accidents continue to plague Vientiane Capital, with the latest figures for the year so far reaching a staggering 525 cases, according to a recent announcement by police.

Lao Airlines Renews Global Safety Standard Certification

Lao Airlines IATA

National flag carrier Lao Airlines has passed an audit and renewed registration from the IATA International Air Transport Association Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).

Huawei to Boost Presence in Laos amid US Sanctions

Huawei has unveiled its latest solutions in Laos such as 5G, smart cities, smart government, and Huawei Cloud in a move that would help the Chinese telecom giant overcome a United States-led sanction.

Laos Cracks Down on Illegal Foreign-owned Businesses

Chinese Workers and Businesses in Laos

Laos will crack down on foreign-owned businesses operating in the country without the proper permit.

Blue Emergency Polls in Vientiane to Provide Real-time Emergency Response Service

Emergency Pole Laos

Blue Emergency Poles, which began to appear across Vientiane a few months ago, are designed to provide a real-time emergency response service and on-the-spot assistance when necessary, the Laotian Times has learned.