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Lao Leaders Car Auction Delayed, Chinese Businesspeople Particularly Interested

Lao Leaders Cars Auction Delayed

The auction of cars reclaimed from Lao leaders has been delayed once again. Originally scheduled for Tuesday this week, the auction is now to take place next Tuesday, February 28, at 3pm. 

Preparations had been delayed after it was decided that the cars would be sold at auction instead of …

Prime Minister Declares Land as Focus for Transport Development

Prime-Minister Thongloun Sisoulith

During the annual conference of the Public Works and Transport sector held this week, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith cautioned that decisions regarding water and air transportation projects must be thoroughly thought out in future.

The Prime Minister emphasized land transport to be the primary focus of transportation development in the

Bo Nam Hiem: The Largest Hot Springs in Laos

Hot Springs of Hiem, Huaphan

Fancy a soak and a bite to eat at the same time? Head on up to Huaphan where the hot springs of Hiem offer a relaxing bath that you can boil an egg in (or any other food products!).

The legendary province of Huaphan is where the chilly northern climes …

Laos Only ASEAN Member To Give Up Luxury State Cars

Luxury State Cars Laos

By now you’ve probably heard about the extraordinary move by Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith to reclaim all Lao leaders luxury vehicles and replace them with Toyota Camry model cars. The auctions of the reclaimed vehicles are actually currently ongoing, as leaders say goodbye to their luxurious Mercedes-Benz and BMW vehicles.…

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