• Wed, 22 May 2019 14:50
    THAI Smile launches a campaign for Smile Plus tickets for Indochina routes
    THAI Smile Airways would like you to experience the superior service in the Smile Plus or Premium Economy class in Indochina routes including Yangon, Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Phnom Penh and Siem Reap with a special promotion, starting at Bt13,855.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:55
    E-visa for Laos to go online in June
    VIENTIANE - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs plans to launch an electronic visa (E-visa) service in June that will enable foreign visitors to apply for entry visas online.
    Tech
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:23
    Alarm raised over fate of Thai activist in Laos
    New York-based Human Rights Watch on Wednesday urged the Lao government to investigate the disappearance of Thai political activists who were last seen in Vientiane. 
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
    Lao Airlines opens Vientiane-Luang Prabang-Changsha route
    Lao Airlines, the national flag carrier, has opened a new sector from Vientiane-Luang Prabang-Changsha city in China’s Hunan province, aiming to attract more Chinese travellers, especially during Visit Laos Year.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 16:52
    ONYX announces second Amari property in Laos
    ONYX Hospitality Group, one of the region’s leading hotel management companies, on Tuesday announced a management agreement with Laos-based Asia Investment, Development & Construction Sole (AIDC) to develop a new-build Amari hotel in the centre of Vientiane.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Region unprepared for emerging meth epidemic
    Last week, Vientiane played host to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s High Level Conference on Transnational Organised Crime in Laos and the Mekong Region. The UNDOC brought together senior Lao officials, international partners, and select experts from neighbouring Mekong countries.
    opinion
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:47
    Drone owners in Laos advised of permit regulations
    The department’s Deputy Director General, Mr Bounteng Symoun, told Vientiane Times the operators of drones that weigh one kilogram or more must obtain a certificate from the Radio Frequency Department.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 10 Nov 2018 12:37
     Phadeng, a breathtaking viewpoint in Vangvieng, Laos
    The Phadeng viewpoint and the climb to reach it are among the many breathtaking activities to be experienced in Vangvieng district, Vientiane province.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 11:22
    Kathin festival strengthens Buddhism, supports temple restoration in Laos
    Merit makers from the capital and Savannakhet, Champassak, Saravan and Vientiane provinces, as well as Thailand, last week gathered at Kheery Vongkot Thammaram temple in Champassak for the annual Kathin festival.
    ASEAN+
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
    We need you: Thailand skipper urges fans to turn up for Suzuki Cup opener
    Thailand captain Chalermpong Kerdkaew expects his side to dominate the group B preliminary round of the AFF Suzuki Cup, which starts today in Phnom Penh and Vientiane.
    sports
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 16:47
    Xieng Khuang’s old Buddha endures scars of war to entice visitors
    While there are numerous large Buddha images across Asia like those in China, Vietnam and Thailand, the striking example at Phiavat temple stands out as it still bears the scars of war.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 10:24
    Drug prevention fight a cross-border effort, Mekong countries confirm
    Representatives from Laos, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam gathered in Vientiane on Friday for the opening of a centre that will foster close cooperation and support for  the fight against illicit drugs in the region.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 04 Oct 2018 15:07
    2,000 year-old Buddha images unearthed in Laos' Savannakhet province
    VIENTIANE - Hundreds of Buddha images and other ancient relics, estimated at up to 2,000 years old, have been found in the grounds of That Inghang Stupa recently by local residents carrying out renovations at the site in Kaisone Phomvihane City, Savannakhet province.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
    Collaboration Thailand, Laos aim to boost bilateral trade
    Thailand and Laos’ Joint Trade Committee aims to boost bilateral trade to US$11 billion by 2021, Commerce Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong said. He was speaking after a bilateral meeting held in Vientiane yesterday.
    Economy
  • Sat, 11 Aug 2018 11:45
    Blockchain technology summit brings digital economy to Laos
    Government officials from different sectors, business representatives, entrepreneurs and Lao and Chinese experts gathered in Vientiane recently to share experiences and exchange information on blockchain technology.
    Tech
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