BANGKOK, 18 September 2017: A new double-deck river boat, RV Sabei Pandaw, will set sail shortly on the Mekong River offering trips through Laos to Yunnan province in China. The 45-metre vessel has been specially designed to navigate the shallow...
VIENTIANE, 31 August 2017: Lao PDR has assured village communities it will improve compensation payments to expropriate land needed for the China- Laos high-speed railway. The national news agency reported, Thursday, that Deputy Minister of Public Works and Transport, Bounchan...
VIENTIANE, 28 August 2017: The deadline for booking a place at the 41st Southeast Asian Seminar for “Economic Development in Laos and the Greater Mekong Region has been extended to 10 September. Organised by the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies,...
BANGKOK, 21 August 2017: Thai Smile says it will resume flights between Bangkok and Luang Prabang starting1 October. Thai Smile launched flights to Luang Prabang in 2014 and halted them in 2016, without an announcement or explanation to passengers or...
UDON THANI, 8 August 2017: Udon Thani is best known as a gateway province to both upper Northeast Thailand and neighbouring Laos and its capital Vientiane. The city itself serves as an aviation hub, the closest airport to the border...
VIENTIANE, 1 August 2017: Lao Airlines will relaunch a flight between Vientiane and Singapore starting 29 October. According to the airline website, the route will be operated with three weekly flights Wednesday, Friday and Sunday using an Airbus A320. Earlier this...
SAVANNAKHET, 13 July 2017: Savannakhet province, in central Laos bordering Thailand, plans to develop Xe Salalong reservoir, in Thapangthong district, as a new tourist destination. Lao News Agency reported the Savannakhet Information Culture and Tourism Department joined forces with authorities...
VIENTIANE, 11 July 2017: Travellers arrive in Vientiane and within a couple of hours wonder what on earth are they going to do for three days. You have to do your homework to discover Vientiane and soak up magic moments....
VIENTIANE, 11 July 2017: No surprises low-cost airline, Thai AirAsia, betters the competitors on the Bangkok-Vientiane route offering the lowest roundtrip fares starting at USD109 A check of roundtrip fares for flights to the Lao PDR capital, this September, indicates...
VIENTIANE, 11 July 2017: Lao government says it is ready to recruit new stakeholders for Lao Airlines as part of its efforts to overhaul state-owned enterprises. Vientiane Times quoted government spokesperson, Chaleun Yiapaoher, saying foreign airlines with “appropriate credentials” were...