News, 7 April 2020

Last Mekong River bridge completed on China-Laos Railway

The new railway will run from Lao's capital city of Vientiane to the border city of Boten, where it will connect with the Chinese rail network to Kunming.

On a mega reserve in Laos, rescued moon bears find a new home

With the help of the Lao government it aims to close all bile farms in Laos by 2022. LUANG PRABANG, Laos — The door rattles and I can sense that my ...

Rapatrier des restes de soldats volontaires vietnamiens tombés au Laos et au Cambodge

Afin d'assurer la prévention de l'épidémie de COVID-19, tous les responsables et soldats de l'équipe K53, de retour du Laos et du Cambodge, ...

Laos Fresh Farm takes on Big Apple store

Mrs Thao has been taking online orders and selling her Laos Fresh Farm produce at a weekend stall set-up outside her Spreyton home. She used to ...

News, 31 March 2020

(COVID-19) Le Vietnam ferme ses frontières avec le Laos et le Cambodge

HANOI, 31 mars (Xinhua) -- Le Vietnam fermera mercredi ses points de passages frontaliers avec le Laos et le Cambodge afin de limiter la ...

Laos allows shuttle flights to evacuate foreigners

VIENTIANE (Xinhua): Shuttle flights will be allowed for countries to pick up their citizens from Laos, the Lao foreign minister said when briefing foreign ...

China-Laos railway communication signal project commenced

... station in the outskirts of the Lao capital on Tuesday morning, the China-Laos Railway communication signal project has been officially commenced.

COVID-19 Cases Rise Across Southeast Asia as Governments Step Up Damage Control

The Laos-Soviet Union friendship hospital in Vientiane, pictured in this March 25, 2020 photo, is one of the Lao government-designated hospitals ...

News, 26 March 2020

Laos advises all sectors to work from home

VIENTIANE, March 26 (Xinhua): Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has advised all local and central sectors to consider allowing their staff to ...

Lao Airlines suspends int'l flights amid COVID-19 pandemic

VIENTIANE, March 26 (Xinhua) -- Lao Airlines has suspended most international flights due to the dramatic decline of passengers amid the global ...

News, 23 March 2020

Le coronavirus plombe le commerce extérieur du Laos

Le gouvernement lao s'est assigné l'objectif d'atteindre cette année 13 milliards de dollars d'échanges commerciaux, dont 6,422 milliards de dollars ...

Laos na nga, abusado pa rin! Former mayor brings entire clan to get tested for COVID in RITM

Laos na nga, abusado pa rin! Former mayor brings entire clan to get tested for COVID in RITM. Last updated Mar 23, 2020.

Activités célébrant des 65 ans de la fondation du Parti populaire révolutionnaire du Laos

Vientiane (VNA) – Une délégation du Parti, de l'Assemblée nationale, du gouvernement, des ministères, organes et des organisations sociopolitiques ...

Migrant workers flee Thailand after virus lockdown

Tens of thousands of migrant laborers from Laos and Myanmar flooded bus stations and border crossings in Thailand on Monday, defying requests to stay put to prevent exporting infections of the deadly coronavirus.  Laos and Myanmar – two of Southeast Asia’s least developed countries – both claim they have no cases of Covid-19, which has […] The post Migrant workers flee Thailand after virus lockdown appeared first on Asia Times.

News, 21 March 2020

Lao Airlines suspend ses vols vers le Vietnam en raison du COVID-19

21/03/2020 23:08. La Compagnie aérienne nationale du Laos, Lao Airlines, a annoncé le 20 mars qu'elle suspendrait tous les vols à destination du ...

Message de félicitations au Parti populaire révolutionnaire du Laos

Hanoi (VNA) - Le Parti communiste du Vietnam (PCV) est convaincu fermement que le Parti populaire révolutionnaire du Laos (PPRL), le Laos et son ...

Laos-Vietnam international checkpoint still open

VIENTIANE: Laos authorities have confirmed that the Lao Bao-Dansavan International Checkpoint between Vietnam and Laos in Savannakhet ...

News, 20 March 2020

Coronavirus: With 'zero' infections, Laos and Myanmar gird for battle

Laos is officially known as the Lao People's Democratic Republic. With the help of WHO and partners, Laos' health ministry has developed "a strong ...

65th founding anniversary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party congratulated

NDO – Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung led a delegation to the headquarters of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) ...

Tour Operator Focus Asia has travelers back

Laos: The government of Laos has announced that travelers who are unable to leave Laos because of the COVID-19 outbreak, can extend their tourist ...

LAOS - CORONAVIRUS: Frontières fermées, arrêt des visas délivrés aux touristes étrangers

Le Premier ministre a déclaré que les Laotiens qui reviennent au Laos à partir des pays touchés par l'épidémie sont tenus de s'isoler pendant 14 jours.

Félicitations des 65 ans de la naissance du Parti populaire révolutionnaire lao

L'ambassadeur du Vietnam au Laos Nguyên Ba Hùng, à la tête d'une délégation vietnamienne, s'est rendu le 19 mars au siège de la Commission ...

LAOS - CORONAVIRUS: Les français ne recevront plus de visas ou e-visas pendant trente jours ...

Les personnes présentant à l'arrivée au Laos de la fièvre ou des symptômes correspondant au Covid-19 (fièvre, toux, difficultés respiratoires) seront ...

COVID-19 : la situation de l'épidémie dans certains pays d'Asie du Sud-Est.

Pour l'heure, le Laos n'a enregistré aucun cas de test positif pour le nouveau coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, selon le ministre lao des Affaires étrangères ...

HCM City FC ranked in Asia's top 100 teams

HCM City FC beat Lao Toyota FC of Laos 2-0 and Hougang United FC of Singapore 3-2 and tied with Yangon United of Myanmar 2-2. With these ...

Filipinos in Laos cope, prepare amid COVID-19 threat

VIENTIANE, Laos – Unlike the previous months, the Thai-Lao border in Nongkhai, Thailand is not as packed with people from various countries doing ...

News, 19 March 2020

Thai Travelers Who Visited Laos Likely Carried COVID-19 Across the Mekong

As Vietnam as well as Cambodia reported rises in the variety of verified COVID-19 instances, authorities in Thailand cautioned their Lao next-door ...

INDOCHINE - ÉCRIVAINS : Le Laos de René Thomasset

Choisis par François Doré, deux romans Pounah et Sao-Bay nous parle dans cette chronique du Laos des années quarante. Une chronique de ...

Laos suspends tourist visas, closes schools to prevent Covid-19

The Lao government has intensified preventive measures, despite there being no confirmed case of the virus infection in Laos as of Wednesday, local ...

News, 18 March 2020

Construction of China-Laos railway power supply project starts

Along all the four bidding sections of the project in northern Laos, Chinese and Lao engineers cast concrete to cement the first four power tower ...

Laos closes checkpoint at Thai border

Laos continues to allow travelers from Thailand to pass through the Third Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge at Nakhon Phanom. Lao officials say that a Thai ...

Laos border crossing in Phayao reopens

No explanation was available, neither from Thai nor Lao officials. Other Lao border checkpoints at Muang Paklay, Muang Ngeun and Muang Kenthao ...

Going wild: Indotrek's epic journey links Thailand and Laos

With a mosaic of ethnic cultures and a topography that lends itself to adrenalised activities, the highlands of Thailand and Laos have long been prime ...

News, 17 March 2020

Laos launches passenger processing systems at international airports

A press conference on the twin systems was recently held in the Lao capital Vientiane and chaired by director general of Immigration Department ...

Thai- Lao border closed in Phayao

PHAYAO: The border crossing to Laos in Phu Sang district of this northern province has been closed from both sides due to the Covid-19 threat.

Le Laos ferme temporairement ses portes frontalières

Le Laos a récemment ordonné la fermeture temporaire de 10 portes frontalières avec ses pays voisins, dont le Vietnam, au milieu de la propagation ...

News, 16 March 2020

Laos orders shutdown of 10 entry points to curb virus spread

The ten border crossings instructed to close include six Lao-Vietnamese checkpoints: Panghok international checkpoint in Phongsaly province, Nam ...

(COVID-19) Le Hunan fait don de matériels pour aider le Laos et la République de Corée à lutter ...

CHANGSHA, 16 mars (Xinhua) -- La province chinoise du Hunan (centre) a fait don de fournitures pour aider à lutter contre le coronavirus au Laos et ...

News, 14 March 2020

Inside the Golden Triangle, where warlords and drug barons reign

It is one of 14 economic zones embraced by the cash-strapped Lao ... Laos has declared the tiger extinct in the wild but there are tigers here - hidden ...

Laos cancels several regional high-level conferences

The Lao Government has cancelled four regional high-level conferences slated for the end of March in the country's capital Vientiane over concern ...

COVID-19 : Le Laos annule plusieurs conférences régionales de haut niveau

COVID-19 : Le Laos annule plusieurs conférences régionales de haut niveau. Le gouvernement laotien a annulé quatre conférences régionales de ...

Tunnel on China-Laos railway completed

The construction of a 17.44km-long tunnel on the China-Laos railway was completed Friday in southwest China's Yunnan Province, according to the ...

Man caught taking 30000 face masks to Laos

Border authorities examine boxes of face masks being illegally transported to Laos at the Cau Treo International Border Gate in Ha Tinh Province. Photo ...

News, 10 March 2020

SapSap's Darleen Vanmanivong assists in bringing Lao cuisine to the fore

After all, Lao staples – and countless variations – including papaya salad, beef jerky, larb and pho (some of which have origins in Laos) are made and ...

AFC Cup 2020: Ho Chi Minh City see off Lao Toyota to make it two wins in a row

Ho Chi Minh City notched their second consecutive win in Group F of AFC Cup 2020 after toiling to a 2-0 win over Lao Toyota at the New Laos ...

HCMC FC to play AFC Cup behind closed doors

The match, to kick off at 6:30 p.m. in Lao National Stadium, will commence after organizers in Laos guaranteed safety amidst the Covid-19 outbreak.

Lao businesses lose out as National Games is postponed

With Laos lacking widespread health infrastructure and medical supplies, authorities decided to postpone the games to reduce the risk of an outbreak ...

Germany backs access to finance for Lao MSMEs

The grant of EUR 6.8 million will be provided to the Bank of the Lao PDR through the KfW Development Bank. This fund will also continue to strengthen ...

Eau Claire rally condemns deportation of Hmong & Lao community members

(WEAU) -- A resolution condemning the deportation of Hmong and Lao families in the Chippewa Valley was brought up by the Eau Claire City Council.

Bangkok Airways annonce plusieurs suppressions de vols

PG943 Bangkok-Vientiane et PG944 Vientiane-Bangkok à partir du 10 mars (sauf le 24 mars 2020). – PG949 Bangkok-Vientiane et PG940 ...

News, 28 February 2020

Couple treated Lao worker 'like a slave'

SAMUT SAKHON: A couple who run an auto parts shop have been arrested and charged with illegally detaining a young Lao employee and treating her like a slave for eight years.

News, 25 February 2020

Laos Ministry gives Chinese construction workers a clean bill of health

Health authorities say medical staff have examined Chinese nationals working for construction companies in Laos to see whether they show ...

News, 21 February 2020

La Chine et le Laos s'engagent à développer davantage leurs relations bilatérales

VIENTIANE, 21 février (Xinhua) -- La Chine et le Laos se sont engagés jeudi à travailler ensemble pour développer davantage leurs relations ...

News, 20 February 2020

(COVID-19) Le président laotien exprime sa confiance dans la lutte de la Chine contre l'épidémie

VIENTIANE, 20 février (Xinhua) -- Bounnhang Vorachit, secrétaire général du Comité central du Parti révolutionnaire populaire lao (PRPL) et ...

General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party and President ...

Bounnhang Vorachit said that the LPRP and the Lao government highly cherish the friendship between Laos and China and sincerely thank the CPC ...

Laos PM wants greater efforts to fight corruption

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN): Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has advised inspectors to crack down on corrupt activities in their early stages ...

Vietnam, China and Laos hold fruitful talks at meeting on Covid-19

VIENTIANE (Vietnam News/ANN): Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh had bilateral meetings with Chinese State CouncilLor ...

News, 19 February 2020

China, Southeast Asia hold emergency meet on viral outbreak

VIENTIANE, Laos — China's top diplomat arrived Wednesday in Laos for an emergency meeting with counterparts from Southeast Asian countries, ...

Coronavirus Causes Spike In Airline Ticket Prices & Drop In Cruise Costs Overseas

People even in neighboring countries like Thailand, Laos — a lot of community here from Laos and Cambodia — they're not even traveling,” Sidra ...

Special ASEAN-China Foreign Minister's meeting on COVID-19 in Laos tomorrow

Special ASEAN-China Foreign Minister's meeting on COVID-19 in Laos ... the COVID-19 outbreak in a special meeting in Vientiane, Laos tomorrow.

Orders bestowed on Vietnamese, Lao military units, individuals

NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese and Lao States bestowed their noble orders upon several collectives and individuals of the two countries' armies at a ...

Defence Minister receives Lao and Australian counterparts

NDO/VNA – Vietnamese Minister of Defence Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich had separate meetings with his Lao and Australian counterparts in Hanoi on ...

Japan's Friendship Ties Programs JENESYS 2019 ASEAN Outbound Program 8th Batch

Country: Lao P.D.R.. Sixteen Japanese university students are scheduled to visit Laos from February 18th to 26th as part of the Japan's Friendship ...

Lao govt draws up measures to improve business environment

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government has told the business sector that it is pro-actively tackling the remaining issues that are ...

News, 18 February 2020

Orders bestowed on Vietnamese, Lao military units, individuals

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnamese and Lao States bestowed their noble orders upon several collectives and individuals of the two countries' armies at a ...

Vietnam - Laos : des individus et collectifs de l'armée à l'honneur

Une cérémonie de remise de l'Ordre de l'État du Vietnam et du Laos à des individus et collectifs de l'armée des deux pays a eu lieu mardi 18 février à ...

News, 17 February 2020

FEATURE: Railway brings double luck to compensated land owners

The chairman of a task force committee in charge of inspecting the Lao side of the Laos-China railway, Mr Khamsouk Bounnhavong, said recently at ...

News, 14 February 2020

Virus fight receives support across Asia

On Tuesday, over 300 Lao companies donated more than $500,000 at an event in Laos to support China's fight against the novel coronavirus ...

Lao gov't drafts 9th 5-year socio-economic development plan

VIENTIANE, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- Members of Lao government's steering committee met on Wednesday to discuss on the draft of the ninth five-year ...

Laos, les sirènes du tourisme à voir sur ARTE

News, 13 February 2020

Laos plans to protect people from floods using TSU geoportal

The Laos Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology is very interested in TSU Geoportal, and the leadership of the ministry invited TSU scientists to a ...

News, 12 February 2020

CROISSANCE, TENDANCES ET PRÉVISIONS DU MARCHÉ DU LAOS ET DU MARCHÉ ...

Le marché du fret et de la logistique au Laos est estimé à 497,46 millions de dollars en 2018 et devrait croître à un TCAC de 8,47% au cours de la ...

News, 11 February 2020

Lao and Chinese communities in Laos offer aid relief to Wuhan

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN): Local Lao and Chinese expat communities have donated hundreds of thousands of face masks, safety glasses ...

US provides medical supplies for Laos

Hanoi (VNA) - The US government said on February 10 that it had provided health supplies for Laos in the first delivery from a pledge of up to 100 ...

Le Laos avance un nouveau projet de barrage sur un Mékong déjà malade

Ces derniers estiment que le gouvernement lao et ses partenaires vietnamiens et thaïlandais devraient attendre pour pouvoir évaluer tout impact sur ...

News, 10 February 2020

Laos presents details for other Mekong countries on proposed dam

VIENTIANE, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- The Mekong River Commission (MRC) held a forum last week in Laos to discuss with other Mekong nations before ...

Trade deficit in Laos reach 137 mln USD in 2019

VIENTIANE, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- Laos recorded a trade deficit of 137 million U.S. dollars in 2019 even though the value of exports exceeded the yearly ...

News, 6 February 2020

Special economic zones in Laos attract huge investments and create jobs

The zones' developers have invested US$4.28 billion, individual companies invested US$1.36 billion, and the Lao government has underwritten the ...

« Rencontrer le Monde » : Vietnam, Laos et Cambodge / Scandinavie / Inde Dinard,

Rencontrer le Monde » : Vietnam, Laos et Cambodge / Scandinavie / Inde 2020-02-06 13:45:00 – 2020-02-06 Auditorium Stéphan Bouttet 6 rue Sadi ...

News, 3 February 2020

Man arrested for trafficking drugs from Laos to Vietnam

HANOI: Border guard forces of Vietnam's central Ha Tinh province have detained a Laos national for trafficking 4kg of crystal methamphetamine and ...

Laos strengthens nCoV screening at border crossings

Vientiane (VNA) – Health officials and medical staff in Laos have been requested to implement newly introduced screening and quarantine measures ...

Laos proud at achievements of Communist Party of Vietnam: Lao officials

Vientiane (VNA) – The Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) is happy and proud at the great achievements made by the Communist Party of ...

Coronavirus : Le Laos renforce ses contrôles aux points d'entrées terrestres et aériens

Hanoï (VNA) – Le Laos a renforcé ses mesures de contrôle à tous les postes frontaliers pour empêcher la propagation du nouveau coronavirus qui a ...

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat Vegan Food In Vientiane

While the capital of Laos is often shadowed by the popular historical Laotian destination of Luang Prabang, Vientiane does have some seriously ...

News, 31 January 2020

Myanmar Police Call on Thailand, Laos in Case Against AA Chief's Relatives

YANGON—Myanmar police have asked for help from intelligence units in Thailand and Laos in their search for evidence to charge relatives of Arakan ...

Laos gets travel company to assess feasibility of eco-tourism project

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN): Vientiane may soon have an eco-tourism venture after the government authorised the Green Adventure Travel ...

News, 29 January 2020

The mystery of Kao Rao Cave in Laos

Caves are among the many interesting tourist attractions in Laos with thousands of underground chambers scattered across the country, and some ...

News, 27 January 2020

Thailand and Laos to meet next month work to boost bilateral trade

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN): Thailand and Laos will hold a meeting on Feb 25-26 to promote cooperation in trade and investnment. Auramon ...

Lao school dropout rates rise in rural areas: report

VIENTIANE, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- The primary school dropout rates in Laos increased in more than 70 districts, mostly in rural areas, local daily ...

News, 24 January 2020

Laos weighs on export of 100000 tons rice to Cuba

VIENTIANE: Laos government has assigned Phan Phet Agriculture Development Co, Ltd. to carry out a feasibility study on the export of 100,000 tons ...

Lao Rugby Kicks of 2020 by Hosting the DHL Vientiane 10s Kick Off in January

This story about the Vientiane 10s has been kindly provided by the Lao Rugby Federation. Later this month rugby players and enthusiasts from Lao ...

News, 23 January 2020

Departing US ambassador hails growing Laos-US relations

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN): Laos-US cooperation and relations have improved after the two nations decided to leave the past behind, ...

Des cadeaux du Têt à des suspects et prisonniers vietnamiens au Laos

Vientiane (VNA) – À l'approche du Nouvel An lunaire 2020, des représentants de l'ambassade du Vietnam et du bureau de représentation du ...

News, 22 January 2020

Asean textile industry reps eye seamless export trade

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN): Members of the Asean Federation of Textile Industries (Aftex) gathered in Vientiane for two days to hear reports ...

News, 20 January 2020

China's rail network opens up transport links in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN): The under construction Laos-China railway is the biggest development project taking place in Laos and is a part ...

BRIEF-Donlinks International Investment Increases Investment In Potash Project In Laos

SAYS IT PLANS TO INCREASE INVESTMENT BY ANOTHER 200 MILLION YUAN ($29.16 million) IN ITS POTASH PROJECT IN LAOS Source text in ...

News, 17 January 2020

South Korean tourists to Laos surge by 10.2% in 2019

VIENTIANE: The number of visitors from South Korea to Laos increased by 176,821 or 10.2% in 2019, compared to the figure recorded in 2018.

News, 15 January 2020

Une délégation laotienne formule des vœux du Têt à Thai Nguyên

>>Ouverture de l'espace culturel Vietnam - Laos ... Il a également passé en revue l'amitié entre le Vietnam et le Laos, et notamment celle entre les ...

News, 14 January 2020

Laos to re-evaluate anti money laundering efforts

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN): Laos is planning to proceed to the second evaluation of implementation measures for Anti Money Laundering and ...

China's Trip.com and Laos strengthen tourism cooperation

Trip.com Group CEO Jane Sun and the Lao minister of information, culture, and tourism Kikeo Khaykhamphithoune convened in December to discuss ...

News, 10 January 2020

ADB unveils financial support worth 322 mln USD for Laos

The ADB's business plan for Laos will focus on inclusive and sustainable development in line with the operational priorities of ADB's Strategy 2030.

Le Laos décore des collectivités et responsables de l'Assemblée nationale vietnamienne

La cérémonie de remise d'Ordre de Liberté et l'Ordre de l'Amitié du Laos a été organisée mercredi 9 janvier à Hanoï en présence de la présidente de ...

Une délégation laotienne adresse ses vœux de Nouvel An lunaire à Hoa Binh

De son côté, Khamphiu Vongsavan, secrétaire adjoint du Comité provincial du Parti populaire révolutionnaire du Laos (PPRL) et président du Comité ...