• 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.
    Breaking News
  • 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.
    Corporate
  • 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.
    national
  • 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.
    ASEAN+
  • 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
    ASEAN+
  • 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.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 22 Feb 2016 01:00
    New life for an ancient temple
    Foreign aid spurs preservation efforts at Wat Phou Champasak in Laos
    lifestyle
  • 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.
    Economy
  • 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.
    Economy
  • 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.
    national
  • 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.
    national
  • 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
    national
  • 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
    national
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