Sun, 29 Jul 2018 15:25
Man dead, two hurt as Lao aid truck plunges off bridge
A man was killed and two others injured when their truck loaded with provisions and donated items for Laotians affected by floodwaters plunged into a river in Savannakhet province on Sunday.
Mon, 04 Sep 2017 01:00
B Grimm goes big with power projects in Laos
B GRIMM POWER has taken an aggressive move in building and operating hydropower plants in Laos.
The company officially opened on Friday the Xanamnoy 2 and Xekatam 1 hydropower plants in Champasak province that shares a border with Thailand’s Northeastern Ubon Ratchathani province.
Sun, 03 Sep 2017 01:00
Hydro plants power Laos into middle-income status
THE LAOS government is leveraging its rich hydropower resources in a bid to lift the country out of lower-middle income status by 2020.
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 01:00
HK-based firm eyes $200m project in Laos
AUTHORITIES IN the southern Laotian province of Champasak have granted permission for a regional company with its headquarters in Hong Kong to invest in a US$200-million (Bt6.9-billion) agriculture and tourism development project.
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 01:01
Asean agreement reached on creation of ecotourism clusters
HANOI - Tourism chiefs of the 10 Asean member countries approved a declaration manifesting their common desire to boost tourism growth and align regional ecotourism destinations during a roundtable in Champasak, Laos, on Wednesday as part of the first “As
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 01:00
Major secures 2nd complex in Laos
MAJOR CINEPLEX Group has signed an agreement for a second cinema complex in Laos, in the southwestern province of Champasak.
Mon, 22 Feb 2016 01:00
New life for an ancient temple
Foreign aid spurs preservation efforts at Wat Phou Champasak in Laos
Sat, 24 Oct 2015 01:00
Laotian coffee prepares to obtain geographical indication
ON THE Bolaven Plateau, Bounthong Thepkaisone waded through his 5-hectare coffee plantation in Mai village, Pakxong district, in Laos' Champasak province. He has been growing coffee since he left high school almost 30 years ago.
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 00:00
Thai-Lao power plant gets $700m loan
Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy Power Co recently clinched a US$700-million syndicated loan to develop a 410-megawatt hydropower plant on the Boloven plateau in Champasak in the south of Laos.
Sat, 19 Oct 2013 00:00
Authorities cancel river festivities
The Laotian government will organise a minute's silence nationwide in mourning for those who perished in the plane crash in Champasak province on Wednesday afternoon.
Thu, 17 Oct 2013 00:00
Lao Airlines express condolences over Champasak accident
Lao Airlines yesterday issued a statement of condolences over the accident of its flight in Laos' Champasak province that killed all 49 on board.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 00:00
5 Thais among 44 killed as Lao Airlines plane crashes into Mekong
Five Thais were among 44 passengers and crew killed when a twinengine Lao Airlines plane plunged into the Mekong River Wednesday as it attempted to land at an international airport in Laos' Champasak province, Thai Foreign Ministry spokesman Sek Wannamet
Thu, 17 Oct 2013 00:00
5 Thais among 49 killed as Lao Airlines plane crashes into Mekong
FIVE THAIS were among 49 passengers and crew killed when a twin-engine Lao Airlines plane plunged into the Mekong River yesterday as it attempted to land at an international airport in Laos' Champasak province, Thai Foreign Ministry spokesman Sek Wanname