Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Xayaboury's Great Rice Stack Festival promotes local culture and heritage

 Video Credit:  Vientiane Times, January 18, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Laos to export more rice to China: PM

By:  Xinhua News, January 16, 2017

China has agreed to purchase 20,000 metric tons of organic rice a year from Laos, Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith told local authorities in the southern Champassak province.

Laos eyes electricity export to Malaysia this year

By:  Vientiane Times, January 18, 2017

Laos expects to be able to export 100 megawatts of electrical power to Malaysia by September, according to the office head of the Laotian Ministry of Energy and Mines.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Luggage and Baggage Policies

Luggage and Baggage policies of different airlines
Flying to/from Laos?  Remember to look into baggage and luggage allowances with the airlines that you'll be traveling with.  Otherwise, you'll be hit with hefty excess weight fees.  Some airlines are more generous than others when it comes to weight overages but pre-trip planning will save a lot of headaches when you travel.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Sunday, January 15, 2017

ຖາມຫຍັງກໍໄດ້ - Not Lao?

Ask Anything Series on Laoconnection.comQuestion:  Why do you post stuff about certain ethnic groups or certain people who don't even seem Lao?

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

ຖາມຫຍັງກໍໄດ້ - Impartial

Ask Anything Series on Laoconnection.comAre you impartial?  Does Laoconnection.com receive money from advertisers, governments or grants?

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Graduation From Least Developed Country Status - Lao PDR, 2017

Title:  5th National Human Development Report - Graduation From Least Developed Country Status - Lao PDR, 2017
By:  Lao Ministry of Planning and Investment, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Publisher/Year:  UNDP, 2016

5th National Human Development Report - Graduation From Least Developed Country Status - Lao PDR, 2017
Photo Credit:  Somlith Khounpaseuth, UNDP Lao PDR

PRESS RELEASE FROM UNDP DECEMBER 13, 2016

Lao PDR’s 5th National Human Development Report and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development´s (UNCTAD) Least Developed Countries Report 2016 were launched on Tuesday by Dr. Kikeo Chanthaboury, Vice Minister of Planning and Investment, and Ms. Kaarina Immonen, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative. The launch was attended by government officials from line ministries and development partners.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

ຖາມຫຍັງກໍໄດ້ - Funny Comments

Question:  What's the funniest or oddest comment/question you've received either online or in real life about Laoconnection.com?