Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
Man arrested ferrying more than Bt30m across Laos border in Mercedes-Benz
A 55-YEAR-OLD Suphan Buri man has been arrested after Customs officials discovered 22 bags stuffed with money hidden in a car he was driving at the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge border checkpoint in Nong Khai’s Muang district on Thursday evening.
Mon, 22 May 2017 01:00
Surrogacy group caught
Six Thai women nabbed at Laos border after being paid to have babies
Sun, 21 May 2017 15:37
Arrest of seven at Laos border sheds light on surrogacy-for-hire conspirancy
The recent arrest in Nong Khai of a man from Bangkok and six Thai women carrying an empty nitrogen tank and lab equipment while returning from Laos on Saturday evening shed light on a criminal conspiracy employing Thai women as surrogate mothers, 1st Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge checkpoint chief Nimit Saeng-amphai said on Sunday.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 01:00
Mekong plan ‘may shift Thailand-Laos border’
THAILAND MAY lose territory under the plan approved by the Cabinet on Tuesday to improve navigation in the Mekong River between Thailand and the Laos border at Chiang Rai, which will include the dredging of rapids, local people warned yesterday.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 01:00
Vietnam ministry proposes longer opening hours for border crossings with Laos
THE MINISTRY of Transport of Vietnam has proposed expanding opening hours at Vietnam-Laos border crossings to boost investment, trade and tourism between the two nations and region.
Mon, 01 Aug 2016 01:00
Laos - China’s gateway to Southeast Asia
Boten, once a remote village on the China-Laos border, has gone from boom to bust within a few short years and is now preparing for another boom.
Thu, 02 Jun 2016 07:02
Nine Vietnamese killed as VN-bound bus explodes near Laos border
At least nine Vietnam nationals died when a bus exploded while making its way across the border from Laos to Vietnam, according to media reports.
Wed, 15 May 2013 00:00
Boost for checkpoints on Laos border
Thailand and Laos will soon forge closer cooperation in promoting trade by upgrading two border checkpoints, adopting the single-stop inspection system and implementing a single visa.