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Private Airline Lao Skyway Adds Airbus Helicopter to Its Fleet

Private Airline Lao Skyway Adds Airbus Helicopter to Its Fleet

Shepherd Media has announced that Lao Skyway has recently purchased a brand new H125 Helicopter from Airbus Helicopters for civil and parapublic missions, including domestic charter More »

Analysis Indicates Fenpropathrin as Cause of Houayxay Fish Deaths

Analysis Indicates Fenpropathrin as Cause of Houayxay Fish Deaths

A toxic chemical known as “Fenpropathrin” has been identified as the cause of mysterious fish in the Nam Ngao Sanctuary in Houayxai District, the More »

Queen Mathilde of Belgium Makes Official Visit to Laos

Queen Mathilde of Belgium Makes Official Visit to Laos

In the first visit to Laos by a member of the Belgian royal family, Queen Mathilde met with Vice President Phankham Viphavanh at the More »

Sengdara Fitness Plans Major Makeover

Sengdara Fitness Plans Major Makeover

Established in 2003 as one of the first full-service fitness and recreation centers in Laos, Sengdara Fitness swiftly gained a loyal following among Vientiane’s growing middle More »

Laos to Build First Vehicle Inspection Center

Laos to Build First Vehicle Inspection Center

Laos aims to establish the nation’s first vehicle inspection center, focusing on the safety of road transport in the country. The new inspection center More »

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Private Airline Lao Skyway Adds Airbus Helicopter to Its Fleet

Lao Skyway Buys Airbus Helicopter

Shepherd Media has announced that Lao Skyway has recently purchased a brand new H125 Helicopter from Airbus Helicopters for civil and parapublic missions, including domestic charter flights and search-and-locate operations. The Lao private airline is expected to receive a second H125 in May later this year.

The Laos-based airline made the order in August …

Analysis Indicates Fenpropathrin as Cause of Houayxay Fish Deaths

Fenpropathrin Fish Deaths Houayxai Laos

A toxic chemical known as “Fenpropathrin” has been identified as the cause of mysterious fish in the Nam Ngao Sanctuary in Houayxai District, the Department of Pollution Control, Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment has confirmed.

As previously reported by The Laotian Times, on February 12th, citizens of the

Bakery by Boris: A Parisian Retreat in Vientiane

Bakery by Boris Laotian Times

By Jasmina

Though Bakery By Boris has opened its doors to the public just this month, the good people of Vientiane have been satisfying their sweet tooths with Boris’s distinguished cakes since 2014.

Before the debut of the brick and mortar version of Bakery By Boris, the 27-year-old French …

Queen Mathilde of Belgium Makes Official Visit to Laos

Queen Mathilde Visits Laos

In the first visit to Laos by a member of the Belgian royal family, Queen Mathilde met with Vice President Phankham Viphavanh at the Presidential Palace on Monday.

According to the Lao News Agency, Queen Mathilde, who is also the Honorary President of Unicef Belgium, and Her Royal Highness’s

Sengdara Fitness Plans Major Makeover

All New Reception Area at Sengdara Fitness Center Makeover

Established in 2003 as one of the first full-service fitness and recreation centers in Laos, Sengdara Fitness swiftly gained a loyal following among Vientiane’s growing middle class, a group with growing spending power and increasing sensitivity to concerns over their health and well-being. Since then, Sengdara has been at the helm of the domestic fitness …

Laos to Build First Vehicle Inspection Center

Laos Vehicle Inspection Center

Laos aims to establish the nation’s first vehicle inspection center, focusing on the safety of road transport in the country.

The new inspection center will be established on a 5-hectare plot of land and has been scheduled to begin construction in 2018.  The center is estimated to cost more than

Everything You Need to Know about the Laos-China Railway

laos-china railway

The Laotian Times provides a concise, easy-to-read summary of the Laos-China Railway:

Total length: 414.332 kilometers (over 62 percent consists of bridges and tunnels: 258.5 km – due to mountainous terrain)

Number of total stations: 32 stations along the route

Train Track Specs: single 1.435-metre standard-gauge track electrified mixed-traffic line is to …

Lao Government Authorizes Draft Laws for Parliamentary Debate

Laos Draft Laws

Seven new and amended draft laws were approved by the government cabinet on Thursday,

which will be submitted for debate to the upcoming ordinary session of the National Assembly (NA) scheduled for April.

Cabinet members and invited guests attended the day-and-a-half meeting and entrusted the pertinent ministries to revise the