News Laos » Culture: Laos sees marked shift in tourist appeal
Back in 2015 Laos tourism reached an all-time high, with 4.68 million international arrivals. According to data from the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, only the number of Chinese visitors continued to increase from 2016 to 2017. Tourists in ...
News Laos » Culture: Lao musical instrument Khaen declared humanity’s heritage
The Khaen music of the ethnic Lao people has been inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, the Unesco said on its website. Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith last week told the Ministry of Information ...
News Laos » Culture: Laos-China co-produced TV program promoted in Lao university
Lao students perform during a Chinese New Year Reunion and promotion for a culture exchange program in Vientiane, capital of Laos, Feb. 12, 2018. A culture exchange program and Laos-China co-produced TV program promotion was held in Lao National University ...
News Laos » Culture: World ambassadors get taste of northern Thai culture
CULTURE Minister Vira Rojpojchanarat is all set to host nearly ... the ministry has hosted cultural trips for diplomatic corps across Thailand and neighbouring countries, including Laos and Cambodia. This year’s four-day trip to Chiang Rai, and Keng ...
News Laos » Culture: Lao Cai kitchen full of unique fare
I cannot tell you what is authentically Chinese as I do not hail from that culture nor have I ever visited the country ... With this in mind, I am not able to tell you if Lao Cai ’s self-labelled Northern Chinese cuisine is authentic or not, but what ...
News Laos » Culture: Arts collective allows students to reconnect with Hmong culture
Yaj said he connects with his culture through his writing ... that explores the historical displacement of the Hmong people from the mountains of Laos to the Thailand refugee campus, and the resulting intersection of different Hmong histories.
News Laos » Culture: Royal Mercenaries presents Army of Artists
Royal Mercenaries, in association with Deep Ellum Art Company, Culture-Hype, and BandSource ... There will be live performances by Sam Lao, 88 Killa, French 75, and HONEY LOTUS.
News Laos » Culture: Pandaw Adds Burma Itinerary, New Vessel
Prices for the ten-night Laos Mekong cruise onboard the new RV Sabei Pandaw ... Passengers will also enjoy meeting the local Mokkein people, who have their own language and culture and live entirely on the sea. Departures are confirmed for 2018 and ...
News Laos » Culture: Meliodosis, the tropical disease kills thousands every year but remains neglected
When they grew bacteria from the men’s abscesses, they discovered that “cultures from both lungs and spleen gave luxuriant growths in pure culture of the bacillus ... Cambodia and Laos. Learning to treat melioidosis was a trial by fire.
News Laos » Culture: Laos in danger of losing jobs and culture as Chinese pour in
A friend living in Vientiane recently complained of incessant noise next to her house where a Chinese gang was busy constructing a new feeder road. None of the residents had been consulted. The residents are afraid that asphalt will bring speed and accidents.