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Sunday, April 11, 2021



Laos' trash problem is an ecological time bomb, here's how it can course-correct

February 22, 2021 11:30 am

In Laos, newly-empowered consumers are basking in the benefits of the polymer industry without knowing the consequences of their consumption on marine ecosystems.

China issues security alert in Laos after national shot dead

June 19, 2017 9:08 am

"The Chinese embassy requested that Laos quickly solve the case and severely punish the killer, and at the same time take practical action to ensure the safety of Chinese citizens and organisations in Laos," the embassy said.

Why a magical UNESCO-preserved town in Laos loses its soul

January 28, 2016 2:40 pm

Being recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site is a matter of pride for Luang Prabang, but that has also meant the sudden influx of tourists and modernisation also kills the very element that made it special.

May 28, Forty Years Ago: Solution in Laos

May 28, 2015 12:41 am

Laos was signed by the US charge d’affaires, Christian Chapman, Laos’s economy minister, Soth Phetrasy, and three demonstrators.

Plane crash in Laos kills all 44 on board

October 17, 2013 1:19 am

Its aircraft carried 658,000 passengers last year and it has a fleet of just 14 planes.

Clinton to make landmark visit to Laos

July 11, 2012 12:15 pm

US secretary in Laos on a brief trip focusing on the legacy of the Vietnam War.

China summons diplomats after deadly boat raid

October 13, 2011 4:23 pm

China said it had summoned diplomatic envoys from Thailand,Laos and Myanmar and asked them to speed up a probe into a raid on two Chinese cargo boats.

Four more countries to get visa-on-arrival

December 31, 2010 1:36 am

Citizens of Cambodia,Laos,Vietnam and Philippines will henceforth be able to obtain tourist visas.

Visa-on-Arrival for Buddhist pilgrims from 5 more countries

December 12, 2010 10:59 am

The government has decided to extend the Visa-on-arrival facility for pilgrims from five ASEAN countries.

President: Enough space for both India,China to develop,grow

September 10, 2010 1:32 am

President Pratibha Patil embarked on a nine-day visit to Laos and Cambodia on Thursday,the second such visit by an Indian President after Dr Rajendra Prasad.