Wednesday, August 11, 2021

The old National Library of Laos building

Ever wondered what happened to the old French colonial style building that once housed the National Library of Laos in downtown Vientiane?  

Friday, July 30, 2021

Sunisa Lee - First Lao-Hmong American to compete and win gold at Olympics

Images reposted from @sunisalee_

History has been made! Sunisa Lee becomes the first Lao-Hmong American to compete in the Olympics and first Lao-Hmong American to win a gold medal. She won the women's all-around gymnastics competition.

Congrats Suni!!! We're so proud of you!!! ❤️👍👏

Friday, July 23, 2021

Lao PDR at the Parade of Nations - Tokyo Olympics 2020

Lao PDR at the Parade of Nations - Tokyo Olympics 2020

ນັກກິລາລາວໄປ Olympic Games

The Olympic Games, that were delayed by a year, began today in Tokyo, Japan, with the Opening Ceremony.  The Lao contingent consisted of 4 athletes.

Sunday, June 27, 2021

Lao-Russia Diplomatic Relations

Lao and Russia flags
Why does a big bear of a country like Russia have any interest in little Laos?
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Thursday, May 20, 2021

Sunday, May 9, 2021

Laos records first coronavirus death

By:  Vientiane Times, May 9, 2021

A 53-year-old Vietnamese woman has died from coronavirus (Covid-19) in Laos, marking the first death from the virus recorded in the nation, the National Taskforce for Covid-19 Prevention and Control announced on Sunday.

Vientiane Times - Covid-19 Status May 9 2021
Covid-19 Status update as of May 9, 2021 (Source: Vientiane Times).

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Lao New Year pics from ZMCalucin Photography

Temple umbrella decorations

Talented amateur photographer shares his Lao New Year pictures in Vientiane.
All photos belong to @zmcalucin (Instagram).