Latest news from Laos, in Lao newspapers

Voices of the Wind
“We take bamboo and we take trees and we turn them into traditional music.” – Neng Chue Vang, Hmong instrument maker and musician Wind instruments form the most varied musical family in Laos. They include the emblematic mouth organ khaen, but also (...)
Laotian Times - 26 November 2018
The Wilds of Xe Champhone
Savannakhet Province plays its own siren song with ancient Buddhist libraries, remnants of French Colonial times and a significant stupa holding relics of the Buddha. Sitting just to the east of Savannakhet town, Xe Champhone District has (...)
Laotian Times - 26 November 2018
An authentic, traditional Lao dish that is comprised of steamed Mekong river fish infused with with kaffir lime leaves, lemongrass, fish sauce and other herbs wrapped in a luscious green banana leaf. The cooking process renders the marinated (...)
Laotian Times - 26 November 2018
Furball 2018: Animal Love, Welfare Aspirations Light Up The Night in Laos
Fashionable Folk and Animal Spirits were very much in attendance as the very first Furball 2018 touched down in the Lao capital Saturday with some 150 folk in attendance. Attendees helped raise funds for construction of a secure fence to mark (...)
Laotian Times - 26 November 2018
The River Resort: Riparian Luxury Meets Lao Hospitality
On the right bank of the Mekong, just north of Champasak town, sits a hidden treasure in Laos: The River Resort. Formerly a royal orchard, the 30,000 square meter area is teeming with green space for travellers looking to get away into nature (...)
Laotian Times - 22 November 2018
The Taste of Tradition: Manda de Laos
Homemade flavors combine with world heritage natural charm. Opening with a splash on Luang Prabang’s culinary scene in 2015, Maison Dalabua’s sister restaurant Manda de Laos cooks up traditional Lao family dishes served with a very creative (...)
Laotian Times - 21 November 2018
BBC 100 Women 2018: Laos’ Rugby Trailblazer Lao Khang Listed
Laos’ national women’s rugby captain, star player turned development officer in the country’s rural province of Xieng Khouang, Ms Lao Khang has been one of 100 Women, a global list of inspiring female folk compiled annually by the BBC. “Lao led the (...)
Laotian Times - 20 November 2018
Award-winning OB-GYN: Japanese health advisor achieves global recognition for efforts in Laos
Laos-based medic Doctor Hiromi Obara from Japan is one of twenty women practitioners in the field worldwide awarded in 2018 by the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics’ (FIGO) at its World Congress in Brazil. The recognition (...)
Laotian Times - 19 November 2018
Inflight Magazine Offers Special Advertising Discount for Lao Products
Champa Meuanglao, the official inflight magazine of Lao Airlines, is offering a special promotion to Lao businesses that create and sell their own products. The magazine section, entitled “Made in Laos” is showcasing souvenirs and other items made (...)
Laotian Times - 19 November 2018
Dreams Woven in Silk: The Sakoun Lao Story
Lost in the glittery world of her mother’s old magazines, Malathip Phenglamphan took a keen interest in embroidery and design from an early age. And coming from a dressmaking family, it’s no surprise that she followed in her mother’s footsteps, (...)
Laotian Times - 19 November 2018
Art + Altitude: Elevations Takes Exploration of Laos’ Depth of Artistic Forms, Inspirations to New (...)
by Julia Case-Levine Traditional practices accompany contemporary trends in Depths, the inaugural exhibit of Elevations, a non-profit art initiative launched this month in the Southeast Asian nation of Laos. Launched last Friday night in the Lao (...)
Laotian Times - 16 November 2018
Securing Laos’ First Animal Sanctuary for Aged & Infirm Pet & Domestic Furries Sees Friends Flocking to Ball (...)
Hey smart ladies and gents! Animal lovers!! All friends of the fur in Laos!!! Vimaan Suan Foundation and Crowne Plaza Vientiane jointly present FurBall 2018, a fundraiser for the Vimaan Suan Foundation’s Sanctuary Building Fund that touches down (...)
Laotian Times - 15 November 2018
Thailand May Reinstate Land Border Entry for Expats in Neighboring Countries
Could the cross-border retail and recreation-related dreams of foreign expatriates, non-diplomats and other non-Lao-non-ASEAN-passport-holding residents in Laos be about to come true across the Mekong in Thailand once again visa-free? Laos’ near (...)
Laotian Times - 14 November 2018
The View from the Top: The New President of Lao Airlines
Distinguished aviation veteran Mr Bounma Chanthavongsa has been officially appointed as the new president of Lao Airlines. Champa Meuanglao caught up with him at his office to ask a few questions about his plans for the future of the airline. (...)
Laotian Times - 14 November 2018
Laos’ PM Thongloun Among Leaders In Singapore for ASEAN, East Asia Summits
Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has welcomed Prime Minister Thongloun and counterpart government leaders from across the region at the 33rd ASEAN Summit and related summits from Nov 13-16. The presidents and prime ministers of (...)
Laotian Times - 13 November 2018
Once Upon A Time
Cafe Once Upon a Time-sees sister duo offer locally and globally-inspired caffeine and cuisine with a twist in the tale. The world is rich in folk culture and curious tales, and people from near and far have long given a knowing nod to the (...)
Laotian Times - 12 November 2018
Getting to know Parkson
What is Parkson? Parkson Retail Group Ltd, is a subsidiary of Lion Group Malaysia, which became a publicly listed company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2005. Parkson operates 115 retail outlets across Asia, including shopping malls, (...)
Laotian Times - 12 November 2018
The Bolaven Plateau: a Coffee Lover’s Paradise
Pakse is often the starting point for journeys south, because there is easy access to rental cars and organized tours. Pakse is a melting pot of tourists with several cafes and restaurants, while local tour operators in Pakse can arrange trips (...)
Laotian Times - 12 November 2018
Cuba’s President Diaz-Canel Takes East Asia Solidarity Tour to Laos
Geographically distant but with a shared solidarity born of shared experiences of struggles for independence against colonial and imperial domination and sharing similar Marxist-Leninist institutions of state governance, the nations, peoples and (...)
Laotian Times - 12 November 2018
Helpless No More: Hope For Survivors A Precious Commodity via Prosthetics
“It means so much to me that I am now able to be independent and carry out basic daily activities. It relieves the burden on my family and I do not feel helpless anymore“. – Mr Ing, 46 years. It’s a tale that remains all too familiar in … The post (...)
Laotian Times - 9 November 2018
PM Thongloun Pushes Laos-made at China International lmport Expo in Shanghai
Laos’ Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith was in China’s major economic city Shanghai pushing the Made-in-Laos message as the country’s policymakers and entrepreneurs seek to leverage increased connectivity to the massive consumer market on its (...)
Laotian Times - 5 November 2018

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