Laos
261 views | +0 today
Follow
Laos
News about Laos
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Consecration ceremony of Vientiane City Pillar Shrine kicks off : Lao ...

Consecration ceremony of Vientiane City Pillar Shrine kicks off : Lao ... | Laos | Scoop.it
Vientiane City Pillar Shrine Construction Supervision Committee and relevant sectors yesterday prepared decoration of the shrine for the consecration ceremony. A three-day ceremony expects to draw 2500 to 3000 people.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Old Thalat Sao to be demolished soon

Everyone was asking why the hell they started building a new shopping mall around a old one. But thats they way they do planning in Laos. Anyway, now they decided to finally demolish the old Thalat Sao, forcing 400 sellers to move into the Malls 1+2.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Vientiane fountain opened for public : Lao Voices

Vientiane fountain opened for public : Lao Voices | Laos | Scoop.it
An over 10-billion kip reconstructed fountain, located in heart of Vientiane Capital, Xieng Ngeun village, Chanthabouly district, Vientiane Capital was officially opened for public on 23 August.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Crackdown on (certain) foreigners in Laos

So here we are, the big clean up starts: Yesterday the VT reported that beggars will be brought to a certain center before and during the ASEM summit, to clean up the streets and put some rouge on it.Now the crackdown on foreigners starts:Hawkers,...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Hanoi, Vientiane seek further judicial cooperation — TalkVietnam

Judicial officials of the two capitals of Vietnam and Laos have met to tighten cooperation and signal commitments to deepening bilateral relations in all...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Lao Central Airlines ready for take-off - Middle East North Africa Financial Network

Lao Central Airlines ready for take-offMiddle East North Africa Financial NetworkThe airline will organise a similar trip this month, from Vientiane to Pakxe district in Champassak province.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Laos and Vietnam to beef up border patrols against smugglers - Monsters and Critics.com

Laos and Vietnam to beef up border patrols against smugglersMonsters and Critics.comVientiane - Laos and Vietnam have agreed to bolster law enforcement along their porous border in a bid to curb rampant drug smuggling and other criminal activities,...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Laos gets second airline : TTRweekly

Laos gets second airline : TTRweekly | Laos | Scoop.it
BANGKOK, 6 January 2012: Lao Central Airlines organised an inaugural flight late last month to introduce services to guests and media, but the first commercial flight is not expected to take off until late January.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Trash and burn

A picture says more than thousand words. I will try to tell in at least less words. The picture was taken this morning on a busy street.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

LAOS: NGOs flay Nestlé's infant formula strategy - IRINnews.org

LAOS: NGOs flay Nestlé's infant formula strategy - IRINnews.org | Laos | Scoop.it
LAOS: NGOs flay Nestlé's infant formula strategyIRINnews.orgBANGKOK, 23 June 2011 (IRIN) - International NGOs in Laos have stepped up their criticism of what they describe as Nestlé's unethical marketing of infant formula.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos speed up border ... - Khmerization

Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos speed up border ... - Khmerization | Laos | Scoop.it
Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos speed up border demarcation to create a "triangle economic zone". Mr. Va Kimhong showing off map of the proposed triangle economic zone. By Khmerization Source: FPMOnline ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Viet Nam, Laos capitalise on 35 years of friendly relations - Viet Nam News

Viet Nam, Laos capitalise on 35 years of friendly relations - Viet Nam News | Laos | Scoop.it
SGGPViet Nam, Laos capitalise on 35 years of friendly relationsViet Nam NewsVIENTIANE — Viet Nam and Laos have always attached much importance to consolidating and boosting their special friendship and comprehensive co-operation.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Lunar Eclipse Images from Around the World; June 15, 2011 - Universe Today

Lunar Eclipse Images from Around the World; June 15, 2011 - Universe Today | Laos | Scoop.it
Universe TodayLunar Eclipse Images from Around the World; June 15, 2011Universe TodayLunar eclipse among the clouds in Vientiane, Lao PDR in southeast Asia. Credit: Janet Pontin The red eclipsed Moon over Vientiane, Lao PDR in southeast Asia.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Thousands come to honour Vientiane's new city pillar : Lao Voices

Thousands come to honour Vientiane's new city pillar : Lao Voices | Laos | Scoop.it
Thousands of people came to offer donations, make merit and witness an official ceremony on Friday to consecrate the Vientiane City Pillar Shrine. The onlookers, from Vientiane and the provinces, came to be part of the ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Black Bears & Pristine Falls: Luang Prabang, Laos « MissAdventure

Black Bears & Pristine Falls: Luang Prabang, Laos « MissAdventure | Laos | Scoop.it
If you've never seen black bears playing in a park like children at daycare, you should probably book the next …Continue reading »...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Artifact items discovered in Vientiane : Lao Voices

Artifact items discovered in Vientiane : Lao Voices | Laos | Scoop.it
Some artifact items aged about 400s were found in Xieng Ngeun village, Chanthaboury district, Vientiane Capital on August 15.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Trekking and Kayaking in Luang Prabang | Explore Laos

Trekking and Kayaking in Luang Prabang | Explore Laos | Laos | Scoop.it
We were dropped off by the tuk tuk near the location of the Elephant Village and first we took a short boat ride, crossing the Nam Khan river, about 20 km from Luang Prabang. I was finally able to walk up those beautiful ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Activists: Syrian Government Agrees to Truce With Rebel-Held Town - Voice of America

Activists: Syrian Government Agrees to Truce With Rebel-Held TownVoice of AmericaJanuary 18, 2012 Activists: Syrian Government Agrees to Truce With Rebel-Held Town VOA News Syrian opposition activists say government forces have agreed to a...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Damming the Mekong - The Economist

Damming the Mekong - The Economist | Laos | Scoop.it
China.org.cnDamming the MekongThe EconomistA meeting in December of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) has once again withheld approval for a controversial dam at Xayaburi in northern Laos.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Vietnam, Laos, Thailand cooperate along shared highways - Thai News Agency MCOT

Vietnam, Laos, Thailand cooperate along shared highways - Thai News Agency MCOT | Laos | Scoop.it
Vietnam, Laos, Thailand cooperate along shared highwaysThai News Agency MCOTQuang Binh, Jan 7 (VNA) – Representatives from localities of Vietnam, Laos and Thailand which are sharing Highways 8 and 12, met in central Quang Binh province of Vietnam...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Persecution Blog: Laos: Jailed for Christmas

Persecution Blog: Laos: Jailed for Christmas | Laos | Scoop.it
Six church leaders in Laos remain in prison after the local security force raided their Christmas celebration on Friday, Dec. 16. Under the Boukham village chief's orders, eight church leaders were arrested and immediately ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Laos announces crackdown on illegal logging, timber smuggling - Mongabay.com

Laos announces crackdown on illegal logging, timber smuggling - Mongabay.com | Laos | Scoop.it
Laos announces crackdown on illegal logging, timber smugglingMongabay.comLaos Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong ordered authorities to crack down on illegal logging and timber trafficking in the midst of accelerating forest loss, reports the...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Biz Buzz: Handmade bags crafted in Laos go to LA gala guests, via Iowan - DesMoinesRegister.com

Biz Buzz: Handmade bags crafted in Laos go to LA gala guests, via Iowan - DesMoinesRegister.com | Laos | Scoop.it
Biz Buzz: Handmade bags crafted in Laos go to LA gala guests, via IowanDesMoinesRegister.comIowa native Bill Newbrough is pictured with residents of a village in Laos who make bags for Nature Bag.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Egat expects Xayaburi plant to start up on time - HydroWorld

Egat expects Xayaburi plant to start up on time - HydroWorld | Laos | Scoop.it
Egat expects Xayaburi plant to start up on timeHydroWorldCh Karnchang also said the Laotian government was conducting a public hearing as well as hiring a consultant to carry out an environmental impact assessment, as required by the Mekong River...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gonzalo Cancino
Scoop.it!

Laos still seeking international help to boost education

Laos still seeking international help to boost education | Laos | Scoop.it
Sengsomphone Viravouth, head of the Department of Planning and Cooperation at Laos' Education Ministry, disclosed the country's educational improvements on behalf of Lao Education Minister Phankham Viphavanh in a recent ...
more...
No comment yet.