Wed, 08 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Life in Luang Prabang's slow lane
The ancient royal capital of Laos requires much more than a weekend to explore its charms
Fri, 03 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Thai films in spotlight in Luang Prabang
The Lao cinema festival in December casts its gaze across Southeast Asia
movie & TV
Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:38:45
Opportunities for SE Asian filmmakers up for grabs
The Luang Prabang Film Festival (LPFF) is calling for applications for its 2017 Talent Lab for Southeast Asian filmmakers, which will be led by the Tribeca Film Institute (TFI6).
movie & TV
Thu, 31 Aug 2017 14:29:09
Luang Prabang waterfall makes an even bigger splash in the rainy season
LUANG PRABANG, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) -- Laos is endowed with abundant natural beauty including numerous rivers. The Mekong passes through the Khonephapheng waterfall in Champassak province, which is considered to be one of the largest falls in the world, and water is central to Laos’ attraction for tourists.
Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:32:43
Vietnamese man with rhino horn arrested at Suvarnabhumi Airport
Officials at Suvarnabhumi Airport's wildlife checkpoint apprehended a Vietnamese passenger who was bound for Luang Prabang in northern Laos along with a rhino horn which had been cut into five pieces on Tuesday afternoon.
Thu, 03 Aug 2017 10:48:10
Luan Prabang may become Asean Clean Tourist City
LUAN PRABANG- Lao authorities have expedited works that will help Luang Prabang meet the criteria to be certified as an “Asean Clean Tourist City”, a senior government official has said.
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 14:20:00
Messing about on the river
Escape city life and appreciate the beauty of nature by signing up for the next Mekong River Cruise from Vientiane to Luang Prabang that will take place from June 26 to 30.
Sun, 28 May 2017 10:05:00
Thai films in Luang Prabang
Thai films will be the spotlight at this year’s edition of the Luang Prabang Film Festival (LPFF)With a current Thai film industry that is flourishing across many genres, this year’s Spotlight on Thai films showcase should be fascinating for festival goers.
movie & TV
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 16:20:57
Border checks stepped up after second suspected drug lord arrested
Screening at the border province of Nong Khai has been stepped up after a second alleged Laotian drug lord, Sisouk Daohueang, was arrested in Luang Prabang province last week.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:59:21
Spend New Year in Luang Prabang
With a stay at the Grand Luang Prabang, you can step back in time and discover all the cultural and historical gems of the ancient Lao capital, and two nights cost just US$145 (Bt5,000) anytime through June.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 01:00:00
Luang Prabang enjoys sharp rise in tourist numbers on World Heritage appeal
TOURIST arrivals during 2016 to the World Heritage town of Luang Prabang rose to more than 601,000, from over 500,000 in 2015, and this number is expected to rise further in 2017, the tourism authority in the Laotian province of the same name said.
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 01:00:00
Construction work of Laos-China railway poised to commence
CONSTRUCTION of the Laos-China railway linking the capital Vientiane with the Chinese border will finally get underway following an official ceremony held in Luang Prabang province yesterday.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 01:00:00
Laos’ PM to launch railway construction in Luang Prabang
LAOS’ Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith will officially launch the start of construction for the Laos-China railway project at a ceremony on December 25.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 01:00:00
Luang Prabang looks to Asean clean city honours
LAOS is gearing up to submit Luang Prabang as a contender for Asean Clean Tourist City Standard (ACTCS) recognition in early 2018.
Sat, 12 Nov 2016 01:00:00
Decision pending on Laos-China railway project
A CHINESE construction company will soon visit Luang Prabang in Laos to decide on suitable locations for a railway bridge across the Mekong River and a port that will be used to handle the construction materials needed to build the railway.