June 19, 2018

Mark Wiens - Eats Lao Fish Salad

Famous Youtube food vlogger, Mark Wiens, did a trip to Laos in March 2018.  Here's one of his videos where gets to enjoy authentic home cooked Lao fish salad, among many other delicious items.  Video Credit:  Marks Wiens, March 25, 2018.

Want to visit an organic farm in Vientiane?

Ms. Bouavieng Phettphalanekham is creator of the Sethavongso Garden where you can visit and learn farming and agriculture.  Video Credit:  Vientiane Times, June 15, 2018

June 14, 2018

Laos may see fewer enterprises registered in 2018

By:  Ekaphone Phouthonesy, Vientiane Times, June 13, 2018

VIENTIANE - More enterprises continue to open in Laos this year, though the total number of new businesses may not be as many as last year.  

Consider opening up medicinal plant gardens to tourists

By:  Xayxana Leukai, Vientiane Times, June 14, 2018

VIENTIANE - Lao people are celebrating Visit Laos Year 2018 by highlighting the country's many hidden tourist attractions and cultural activities throughout the country. 

June 11, 2018

Miss Tourism Queen Laos 2018

Ms. Varissara May Tangsouvanh represented Laos at the recent 
Miss Tourism Queen International pageant in Thailand in May, 2018.
In this video she shares with us Laos' many beautiful points of interest.
Video Credit:  Miss Tourism Queen International 2018 via Ahacrh Channel.

June 06, 2018

WOW Fashion Week 2018 in Vientiane

Bringing together fashion and music.
Video Credit:  TVLao via WOW Magazine, May 25, 2018

Top Five Lao Young Designers 2018 Announced

By:  KPL, June 1, 2018

Top five Lao young designers for 2018 have been announced at a press conference in Vientiane on May 30.
Top Five Lao Young Designers 2018 Announced

The top five young designers include Mr Kee Phearkhamngon, Mr Nanthaveth Boupha, Mr Visaphon Keovilay, Ms. Chindasanga Vongsouly and Mr Daovanh Inthavong.

Rainbow of Lao silk

Rainbow of Lao silk

June 05, 2018

Prime Minister’s Order Gives New Hope for Wildlife

By:  KPL, June 4, 2018

The new Order by Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on the management and inspection of prohibited wild fauna and flora is a significant step forward in the fight against illegal wildlife trade, tiger and bear farms, poaching and transnational trade in endangered species, WWF said on Thursday, May 31.

Don’t hunt or trade in prohibited wildlife, plants: PM

By:  By:  Souksakhone Vaenkeo, Vientiane Times, June 2, 2018

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has warned individuals and groups not to hunt or trade in prohibited and endangered wildlife and plant species, saying that violators will face strong measures.

June 04, 2018

IDAHOT 2018 Celebrated in Laos

The international community continues to support IDAHOT day in Laos.
IDAHOT stands for the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.
Video Credit:  LaoNewsTV via ProudToBeUsLaos, May 17, 2018

An in-depth study on Laos Rice Policy

Title:  Lao PDR's Rice Policy Study 2012
By:  Paavo Eliste and Nuno Santos
Publisher:  World Bank, 2012
Cost:  Free

Lao PDR's Rice Policy Study 2012