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News Laos » Bokeo: Laos’ Bokeo province viewed as promising tourism destination

News channel or source: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/news/business/aec/30307045
Publication date: hursday 23 February 2017

A memorandum of understanding on a feasibility study on the development of an 18-hole golf course, a sports service centre, a six-star hotel, restaurants, and modern villas in Huayxai district was also signed between Bokeo provincial authorities, a Lao ...

News Laos » Bokeo: Cash and chemicals - for Laos, Chinese banana boom a blessing and curse | Reuters

News channel or source: http://www.firstpost.com/world/cash-and-chemicals-for-laos-chinese-banana-boom-a-blessing-and-curse-reuters-3439160.html
Publication date: hursday 11 May 2017

BOKEO, Laos Kongkaew Vonusak smiles when he recalls the arrival of Chinese investors in his tranquil village in northern Laos in 2014. With them came easy money, he said.The Chinese offered villagers up to $720 per hectare to rent their land ...

News Laos » Bokeo: People fly lanterns during Kapok festival in Laos

News channel or source: http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1086905.shtml
Publication date: Sunday 28 January 2018

People fly lanterns during the Kapok festival in Bokeo province, Laos, Jan. 27, 2018. (Xinhua/Liu Ailun) People fly lanterns during the Kapok festival in Bokeo province, Laos, Jan. 27, 2018. (Xinhua/Liu Ailun)

News Laos » Bokeo: What’s Behind Laos' China Banana Ban?

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2017/04/whats-behind-the-china-banana-ban-in-laos/
Publication date: hursday 13 April 2017

On April 12, Radio Free Asia cited local government sources as confirming that Lao government orders to shut down environmentally destructive Chinese-owned banana farms, first reported in Bokeo province in January, are in fact also in force in six other ...

News Laos » Bokeo: Chinese developers abandon international airport project in Laos SEZ

News channel or source: https://steelguru.com/infra/chinese-developers-abandon-international-airport-project-in-laos-sez/494786
Publication date: hursday 09 November 2017

RFA reported that an international airport project scheduled for construction by a Chinese developer in northwestern Laos’s Bokeo province has been canceled so that an airport built earlier in the province may be upgraded instead. The abandoned project ...

News Laos » Bokeo: Teachers from Laos learn from Frenchtown schools

News channel or source: http://missoulian.com/news/local/teachers-from-laos-learn-from-frenchtown-schools/article_ff496a5a-fad6-525c-bfba-1695a7739d7d.html
Publication date: onday 13 November 2017

Alom, the child participation and partnership coordinator for Plan International Bokeo, said her biggest takeaway has been ... four from Cambodia, three from Laos, three from Thailand, and three from Vietnam. Alom and Somwhang spent time in 40 Frenchtown ...

News Laos » Bokeo: Cash and chemicals - for Laos, Chinese banana boom a blessing and curse

News channel or source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/cash-chemicals-laos-chinese-banana-boom-blessing-curse-230607989.html
Publication date: hursday 11 May 2017

BOKEO, Laos (Reuters) - Kongkaew Vonusak smiles when he recalls the arrival of Chinese investors in his tranquil village in northern Laos in 2014. With them came easy money, he said. The Chinese offered villagers up to $720 per hectare to rent their land ...

News Laos » Bokeo: Cash and chemicals: Chinese banana boom a blessing and curse in Laos

News channel or source: http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/food/cash-and-chemicals-chinese-banana-boom-a-blessing-and-curse-in-laos
Publication date: onday 15 May 2017

BOKEO, LAOS (REUTERS) - Kongkaew Vonusak smiles when he recalls the arrival of Chinese investors in his tranquil village in northern Laos in 2014. With them came easy money, he said. The Chinese offered villagers up to US$720 (S$1,007) a hectare to rent ...