• Mon, 21 May 2018 16:46:57
    Protected tortoises rescued in alleged smuggling interception
    Wildlife protection officials on Monday intercepted an alleged attempt to smuggle 14 protected African tortoises and other animals through Nong Khai to Laos and on to Vietnam, and arrested six people.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 19 May 2018 01:00:00
    Myanmar poised for economic improvement amid uncertainty, says World Bank
    GIVEN THE government’s efforts to accelerate reforms and to modernise the financial sector, Myanmar’s economy is projected to increase to 6.7 per cent next year, according to Ellen Goldstein, World Bank director for Myanmar, Cambodia, and Laos.
    Economy
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 01:00:00
    Lao govt urged to hasten privatisation of ailing state units
    LAO economists have urged the government to accelerate the privatisation of state enterprises that have been underperforming, as part of measures to improve its financial position.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 01:00:00
    Mekong commission backs Laos’ green initiative
    THE MEKONG River Commission (MRC) has expressed strong support for Laos over its green growth strategy, adding that the inter-governmental organisation is ready to share its resources to ensure this initiative is sustainable.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 01:00:00
    Making the most of Luang Prabang
    The former royal capital of Laos has plenty to offer the visitor
    World
  • Mon, 14 May 2018 01:00:00
    Lao journalists are urged to inspire readers
    TIMELINESS, PRECISION and colourful delivery ARE STRESSED as guidelines for media 
    opinion
  • Sun, 13 May 2018 01:00:00
    Southern unrest hinders patients
    MANY PATIENTS in the deep South say the region’s unrest is hindering their access to medical treatment since going to see doctors puts them at risk of becoming victims of violent attacks, according to a doctor at the Royal Thai Army Medical Department.
    national
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 17:52:27
    'Kung Fu' red pandas settle into new Laos sanctuary
    Luang Prabang, Laos - Munching on bamboo and lazing under a fan spraying cooling mist, "Jackie Chan" is in a relaxed mood, one of three red pandas once destined for the exotic wildlife trade but now instead settling into a new home in a leafy Laos sanctuary.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 17:31:59
    Bangkok Airways eyes CLMV market
    Bangkok Airways has partnered with Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) to kick-off its campaign to attract meeting and incentive groups from the Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV).
    Corporate
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 12:48:00
    ‘Premium grade’ marijuana from Laos seized in Nakhon Phanom
    The drug mules managed to flee, but a joint force of provincial officials, police and Navy troops on Tuesday night seized 466 kilograms of “premium-grade” marijuana and a pickup truck in Nakhon Phanom.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 19:19:05
    Diplomat seeks information over murder of Lao man
    Laos on Tuesday expressed concerns over the recent murder of a Lao man in Khon Kaen province and asked police for an update on the investigation.
    national
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 01:00:00
    World Bank backs Lao agriculture project
    THE World Bank has approved an assistance project to help Laos upgrade its agricultural productivity and produce crops for commercial purposes.
    ASEAN+
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 12:47:51
    Smugglers dump 490kg of marijuana and flee in boat
    A total of 490 kilograms of dried marijuana worth Bt15 million in street value were seized by Thai authorities in Bung Kan province on Saturday, but the suspected Laotian smugglers managed to flee.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Luang Prabang – a pachyderm paradise 
    Living in Laos’ only no-riding elephant camp, Chao Kid is a young, naughty and playful pachyderm. 
    national
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    12 executives sentenced for embezzling state money
    A court in Laos’ Oudomxay province recently handed down heavy penalties on 13 top executives of 12 companies, including imprisonments, fines and ordered to repay multibillions in kip of state money that was embezzled.
    ASEAN+
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