Thursday, July 20, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

Coffee, bagels and a loving push (the true Joma story)

By:  Francis Savanhkham,, July 13, 2017

Joma Bakery logo

Way back in 1994, a Canadian living in Vientiane opened a bakery. Much and More, as it was then called, had two main reasons for existing. One was to produce and supply sandwich bread to surrounding businesses. But its main purpose was to provide jobs for returning refugees, mainly Hmong people being repatriated into Laos.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Nam Nern Night Safari

The Nam Nern Night Safari is a 24-hour, boat-based tour deep into the jungles of Laos
in the Nam Et Phou Louey National Protected Area. (See
Video Credit:  Nam Et Phou Louey via Youtube

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Devotees nationwide mark Buddhist Lent

By:  Sisay Vilaysack, Vientiane Times, July 10, 2017

Devotees nationwide mark Buddhist Lent
Photo Credit:  Vientiane Times

Lao people from across the country attended takbaat (alms giving) ceremonies early on Saturday morning to welcome the beginning of Buddhist Lent known locally as Khaophansa.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

2nd FLE Bookfest 2017

This amazing literature events brings together booksellers, publishers and writers.
ເທດສະການອາຫານສະໝອງຄັ້ງທີ່ 2 / FLE Bookfest 2017 / VTE Book Fest
Credit: VTE Book Fest via Facebook, June 7, 2017