May 30, 2018

Newly opened Lao Piak is one of only 2 Laotian restaurants in Seoul

Original Title:  Two female entrepreneurs' delicious adventure
By:  Yun Suh-young, Korea Times, May 27, 2018

Lao Piak's beef tendon noodles with homemade chili sauce.
Lao Piak's beef tendon noodles with homemade chili sauce.
Photo Credit:  Yun Suh-young

Korean companies expect to double investment in Laos this year

By:  Ounkham Pimmata, Vientiane Times, April 20, 2018

VIENTIANE - The Republic of Korea’s investment in Laos is expected to double in 2018 with more companies registering to do business through the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) Vientiane.

Laos: E-visa set to go online year-end, early 2019

By:  Souksakhone Vaenkeo, Vientiane Times, April 27, 2018

VIENTIANE - Electronic visa (E-visa) services are set to be offered at the end of this year or early next year in a move to attract more foreign tourists to take vacations in Laos.

More revenue generated by customs sector

By:  Vientiane Times, May 21, 2018

VIENTIANE - Revenue amassed in the four central provinces has exceeded the government’s target after authorities imposed stronger measures earlier this year to crack down on illegal trade with neighbouring countries. 

May 29, 2018

Khaen instrument recognized by UNESCO

The people of Laos, including government officials, celebrate the khaen being recognized as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.
Video Credit:  Vientiane Times, April 11, 2018

May 28, 2018

May 23, 2018

Changing Lives in Laos

Title:  Changing Lives in Laos - Society, Politics and Culture in a Post-Socialist State
Edited by:  Vanina Bouté and Vatthana Pholsena
Publisher, Year:  National University of Singapore Press, 2017
ISBN:  9789814722261
Price:  USD$38
Book:  Changing lives in Laos

May 12, 2018

Edible Insects in Lao PDR

Title:  Edible Insects in Lao PDR
By:  Yupa Hanboonsong and Patrick B. Durst
Publisher, Year:  Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, 2014
ISBN:  9789251083086
Cost:  Free
Edible Insects in Lao PDR