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Laos Claims Gold, Bronze at Asian Vovinam Championships

Laos Vovinam Team

Laos has secured one gold and five bronze medals from dancing events at the 4th SEAVF Southeast Asian Vovinam Championship 2017 being hosted by Siem Reap, Cambodia, from January 11-14.

Phailath Thammavongsa won gold in the men’s dancing event with a weapon, while the bronze medals awarded included efforts in …

Illegal Gold Giggers Driven Out of Borikhamxay

Illegal gold mining in Borikhamxay has ceased, but the provincial governor has ordered seven district governors to take steps to ensure that the practice does not resume.

Illicit gold mining in the province came to a halt several years ago after the authorities put measures in place to stamp it …

That Luang Stupa Gilded with New Gold Crown

Vientiane authorities yesterday placed almost 10 kilogrammes of gold atop the That Luang Stupa to mark the 450th anniversary of the stupa’s construction.

The ceremony was attended by President Bounnhang Vorachit, Vientiane Mayor Dr Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune, Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Mr. Bouangeun Xaphouvong, monks and other Buddhists.…

Four Killed in Borikhamxay Gold Mining Collapse

Four people in Khamkeuth district, Borikhamxay province were killed when their makeshift goldmine collapsed on top of them on Tuesday night.…