VIENTIANE, 6 February 2017: Vientiane airport’s expansion project is progressing as scheduled with officials saying it should be completed by early 2018. So far, construction teams have completed  11% of the work. Vientiane Times quoted the project update released by the  Embassy of...
KHAMMOUANE, 31 January 2017: Laos will present a final master plan for the Hin Nam No National Protected Area in Khammouane province  to UNESCO in 2018,  for inclusion on the World Heritage list. Earlier, officials said they would submit  documents...

Risky roads in Laos

BANGKOK, 24 January 2017: Travellers are warned to not travel overland from Vang Viang to Luang Prabang as a safety precaution, according to the latest Smartraveller advisory issued by the Australian government, Monday. The Australian advisory did not elaborate other...
VIENTIANE, 17 January 2017: Lao PDR’s Department of Civil Aviation says its priority is to encourage more international airlines to serve the capital Vientiane. In an interview with Vientiane Times the department claimed there were more direct flights to Laos,...