Death toll in Vietnam typhoon rises to 10

Typhoon Son-Tinh has killed 10 and left 21 missing after hitting north-central Vietnam, authorities say.


Team Thip Khao Is Unveiling Another Laotian Eatery This Year

The owners of critically acclaimed Thip Khao in Columbia Heights and Padaek in Falls Church plan to debut a third Laotian restaurant somewhere in D.C. this fall, reports <i>Washingtonian</i>.<p>While they’re not yet revealing the name or exact address, mother-son duo Seng Luangrath and Bobby Pradachith tell …

Washington D.C.

Shandong Paper-Maker Supersizes Laos Plant

<b>Shan Dong Sun Paper Industry Joint Stock Co. Ltd.</b> will spend more than $600 million on a major upgrade for a production facility in Laos, seeking to …

News (China)

Helicopter Deal Puts Russia-Laos Defense Relations in Focus

A closer look at a recent development in the context of bilateral security ties.


Pullman opens in Laos

AccorHotels has announced the opening of its first Pullman hotel in Laos. Located in the royal town of Luang Prabang, this 40-acre property offers a …

Northeast Asia

11 Om-azing Hotel and Resort Yoga Rooms Worth Traveling For


How Worried Should Laos Be About Its Debt Problems?

Why is Thongloun Sisoulith so confident about Laos’ debt problems? The Lao prime minister, speaking recently to <i>Nikkei Asian Review</i>, said that he is …

Communist Party

U.S. Punishes Laos And Myanmar Over Dispute On Deporting Their Citizens

“This administration continues to act like a spoiled child who wants everything,” said the leader of Asian Americans Advancing Justice AAJC.<p>The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it has slapped visa sanctions on high-ranking officials from Laos and Myanmar amid disagreements over …


Vietnam to buy electricity from Laos | DTiNews - Dan Tri International, the news gateway of Vietnam

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung asked the Ministry of Industry and Trade to speed up power projects as well as buying more electricity from …


Myanmar, Laos hit vith visa restrictions for not accepting citizens deported from U.S.

July 11 (UPI) -- The United States imposed visa restrictions on Myanmar and Laos for not accepting their citizens who have been deported, the U.S. …


U.S. Imposes Visa Sanctions on Myanmar and Laos Over Their Refusal to Accept Deportees

The U.S. imposed visa sanctions on Myanmar and Laos Tuesday after the nations refused to take back immigrants Washington wants to deport. The two …


Feds slap sanctions on Burma, Laos for refusing deportations

The Trump administration said Tuesday it has stopped issuing visas to some government officials and their families from Burma and Laos, in a move …


Lighting Candles, Luang Prabang, Laos Photo by Sirsendu Gayen — National Geographic Your Shot


New law in Laos threatens Christians’ right to meet

Laos (MNN) -- The freedom to meet with members of the Body of Christ is at risk in Laos. A new law requires all religious meetings must first get …

Human Rights

Shaking it up: Innovative weavers from Laos at Folk Art Market

SANTA FE, N.M. — Within a week of returning home to London in late 1999, Jo Smith knew she needed to be back in Laos.<p>The English photographer had …


Can Laos Realize Its Coffee Dream?

The latest iteration of the Lao Coffee Festival, which took place in April in the Lao capital of Vientiane, featured various activities, including …


Weaving Wine Bags From Leg Wraps, Laos Reimagines Textiles

At the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre in Luang Prabang in northern Laos, the Oma ethnic community’s past and future intersect in the form of …


New Villas Open in Pakbeng, Laos

Luxury resort offers secluded stays along the Mekong River.

Swimming Pools

China to enhance comprehensive cooperation with Laos: senior official - Xinhua

Bounnhang Vorachit, general secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and president of Laos, meets with Huang …


Kulap Vilaysack is here to give you a quick primer on Laos

Kulap Vilaysack made her mark in comedy with scene-stealing guest spots on <i>Parks And Recreation</i>, <i>Comedy Bang! Bang!</i>, and <i>Happy Endings</i>, and by creating …


China to Cut Tariffs on Soybeans From Bangladesh, India, Laos, South Korea, Sri Lanka to Zero From 3% Starting July 1: State Council

China to Cut Tariffs on Soybeans From Bangladesh, India, Laos, South Korea, Sri Lanka to Zero From 3% Starting July 1: State Council


Seized narcotics torched on World Drug Day

Laos drug officials yesterday torched about 40 kilograms of heroin and tens of thousands of "yaba" pills, a small but significant fraction of the …

News (Hong Kong)

Asian Cup 2019: UAE to play friendlies against Trinidad and Tobago, Laos, Honduras and Venezuela

The UAE FA has lined up four friendlies as part of preparations for Asian Cup with three more in the pipeline...<p>Alberto Zaccheroni’s men are set to test their mettle before the Asian Cup by playing four friendly matches. They are set to take on Trinidad and Tobago on September 6, Laos on September …

Costa Rica

The Hungry Lawyer: Laos Sisombath, a slice of the Lao countryside in Hong Kong

More than twenty-one years ago while slowly floating down the Mekong on a repurposed barge in Southern Laos, I made the decision to move to Asia. Six …

Hong Kong

BRIEF-Chifeng Jilong Gold Mining Agrees To Buy MMG Laos


Gold Mining

Laos Announces Another Controversial Dam on the Mekong

The Laos government has announced plans for a fourth major dam on the Mekong mainstream just months after the feasibility of another of its …


Video: Explore the Natural and Cultural Beauty of Louangphrabang in Laos

This clip comes or way courtesy of National Geographic, and takes us to Louangphrabang in Laos to introduce us to the stunning natural beauty and …

South-east Asia

Main construction work of longest bridge along China-Laos railway completed

Photo taken on June 14, 2018 shows piers of the Nam Khone super major bridge in Vientiane, Laos. China Railway No. 2 Engineering Group (CREC-2) has …

News (China)

Don’t Forget France in Laos

The former colonial power continues to retain influence in the Southeast Asian state.


Laos Railways – Information on every planned railway

[China-Laos railway under construction.]Laos currently has no railway services, apart from one station near the border that is served by Thai State …