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News Laos » Places: Laos sees marked shift in tourist appeal

News channel or source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Life-Arts/Life/Laos-sees-marked-shift-in-tourist-appeal
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

"Laos doesn't have beaches so the key is a multi-country tour ... Of course it is not easy for local authorities to manage the very rapid changes that are taking place with their limited resources and technical expertise, and I hope things will settle ...

News Laos » Places: Laos remakes itself as an adventure center, an evolution that serves the country and its visitors well

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-laos-20180218-story.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Fog shrouds distant karsts. Laos is honeycombed with caves that look like something out of the Caribbean. Some caves, such as Tham Jang near Vangviang, were used as a hiding place against invading Yunnan Chinese armies in the 19th century. Most charge 60 ...

News Laos » Places: CITES Ignores Illegal Import of Wild Elephants by China

News channel or source: http://ens-newswire.com/2018/02/20/cites-ignores-illegal-import-of-wild-elephants-by-china/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

According to Ammann, Laos does not have a single CITES-approved breeding facility. African elephants from Zimbabwe are a different, although equally difficult, story. China imported 30 wild caught elephant calves from Zimbabwe in a move that took place on ...

News Laos » Places: Why Laos’ reliance on Chinese money could bankrupt the country

News channel or source: http://www.aseantoday.com/2018/02/why-laos-reliance-on-chinese-money-could-bankrupt-the-country/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Laos’ economy, dependent on resources such as gold and silver, took a hit. Farmers struggled to overcome poor weather and harvests declined. World Bank economists in May 2016 advised, “It would be important to put in place policies that will lead to ...

News Laos » Places: Two destinations in Vietnam rated among the best places in Southeast Asia

News channel or source: http://www.vir.com.vn/two-destinations-in-vietnam-rated-among-the-best-places-in-southeast-asia-56329.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Coming in at 10th place, the charming town of Hoi An in central Quang Nam ... Bohol in the Philippines and Luang Prabang in Laos.

News Laos » Places: Chef James Syhabout: living between culinary worlds

News channel or source: https://www.splendidtable.org/story/chef-james-shyabout-living-between-culinary-worlds
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Francis Lam: Chef James Syhabout's family came to America from a Laos refugee camp in Thailand ... I saw a whole new level of cookery than what I was living in my mom and pop’s place. I saw this magnificent chef with starched whites, a toque, immaculate ...

News Laos » Places: The Amazing of 10 Cheapest Countries To Outdoor Travel To In 2018 : Trends

News channel or source: https://medium.com/@ttagore65/the-amazing-of-10-cheapest-countries-to-outdoor-travel-to-in-2018-trends-c465f279b40c
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Laos is cheaper than Thailand. People can find guesthouses for below $10 per night, and local meals will just cost them $1 or $2. For travelers, Europe is generally a costly place, but Hungary is a different story. Even in Budapest, Hungary’s capital ...

News Laos » Places: Laos Is The Perfect Place For Retirees Looking For Low-Cost Luxury

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/laos-is-the-perfect-place-for-retirees-looking-for-low-cost-luxury-2013-1
Publication date: uesday 15 January 2013

While the rest of Southeast Asia seems to be changing and modernizing at break-neck speed, Laos ambles along, taking plenty of breaks along the way. It seems as if everyone who visits delightfully laid-back Laos falls in love with the place. When you fly ...

News Laos » Places: 50 Years of Traveling the World

News channel or source: http://www.courant.com/community/hc-ugc-article-50-years-of-traveling-the-world-2018-02-19-story.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Some of the places he will describe and show photos are: England, Japan, Netherlands, Germany, Poland Russia, Laos, Cambodia, Taiwan, Korea, India, Nepal, Egypt, Mexico, Portugal, Zimbabwe, China, and Israel. It will be a mini trip around the world.

News Laos » Places: Maldives face-off: China's Belt and Road expansion tests India's resolve

News channel or source: http://www.afr.com/news/world/asia/maldives-faceoff-chinas-belt-and-road-expansion-tests-indias-resolve-20180222-h0whk4
Publication date: Sunday 25 February 2018

That's what happened in Sri Lanka and it could also happen in Laos. Many of these projects are too large ... also a quasi-development program for the region. "The idea being that places like Pakistan, Kazakhstan and Bangladesh are better equipped ...