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News Laos » Sayabouly: 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

Thakhek, near the Thai border, has become a renowned center for rock climbing and the province of Sayaboury is host to an exemplary learning center about elephants. Its founder Sebastien Duffillot currently welcomes 2,500 visitors per year. "Laos is a ...

News Laos » Sayabouly: Elephants on parade in Laos as numbers dwindle

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-elephants-on-parade-in-laos-as-numbers-dwindle-2017-2
Publication date: Friday 17 February 2017

SAYABOURY, Laos (Reuters) - Dozens of elephants, adorned in bright colors and with garlands of flowers, paraded through a Laotian town on Saturday in a celebration of a species that has become increasingly scarce in the Southeast Asian country. Known ...

News Laos » Sayabouly: Laos Says Rice Aid Lags, Sales Halt

News channel or source: http://www.nytimes.com/1975/06/07/archives/laos-says-rice-aid-lags-sales-halt.html
Publication date: Friday 06 June 1975

At the same time, reports reached Vientiane that two new joint coalition administrations had been formed at opposite ends of the country—one in Sayaboury Province in northwestern Laos and another in the extreme southern city of Phonethong in Champassak ...

News Laos » Sayabouly: First ordination in northern Laos in forty years

News channel or source: http://www.asianews.it/news-en/First-ordination-in-northern-Laos-in-forty-years-19811.html
Publication date: Sunday 24 October 2010

Tito Banchong. The new priest is Pierre (Peter) Buntha Silaphet, he is thirty years old, and was born in Phomvan (Sayaboury - Northern Laos). He belongs to the K'hmu ethnic group. Celebrations to mark the first ordination in 40 years in the Vicariate of ...

News Laos » Sayabouly: Meet the people determined to save the elephants of Laos

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/laos/12159543/Meet-the-people-determined-to-save-the-elephants-of-Laos.html
Publication date: Friday 19 February 2016

he said in Lao, pointing at the torrent of water darkening the red ... of the city’s designation as a Unesco World Heritage Site. In-between it crossed Sayaboury, a remote province with strong cultural ties to elephants, where villagers greeted its ...

News Laos » Sayabouly: Prehistoric mysteries, tropical islands and the end of 'death swings': What to do in Laos

News channel or source: http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/asia/laos-south-east-asia-holidays-best-hotels-restaurants-luang-prabang-mekong-a7345011.html
Publication date: uesday 04 October 2016

laos-adventures.com). Those keen to get up close to elephants would be wise to skip local tourist camps in favour of an overnight visit to the excellent Elephant Conservation Centre (elephantconservationcenter.com) in Sayaboury (US$175 including transfers ...

News Laos » Sayabouly: Vietnam, Laos split over Mekong dam

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2011/03/201133121140930378.html
Publication date: Wednesday 02 March 2011

The dam in an idyllic hill setting in the north Laos province of Xayaburi (or Sayaboury), will be built by a Thai developer. Thailand is expected to buy 95 per cent of its power to fuel its booming economy. Environmentalists say the Xayaburi dam and 10 ...

News Laos » Sayabouly: Laos must tell the truth about Sombath's fate

News channel or source: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/opinion/Laos-must-tell-the-truth-about-Sombaths-fate-30197883.html
Publication date: onday 14 January 2013

Laos must come clean on the whereabouts of Sombath ... disappearance and alleged kidnapping by the authorities could be linked to his opposition to the Sayaboury Dam’s construction and other environmental issues. Sombath’s whereabouts will remain ...

News Laos » Sayabouly: Mekong dams threaten rare giant fish

News channel or source: http://www.china.org.cn/environment/2010-07/28/content_20591554.htm
Publication date: uesday 27 July 2010

Any dam built on the lower Mekong River mainstream will block this migration route. The hydropower dam planned on the Mekong River at Sayabouly Province, northern Laos, is a threat to the survival of the wild population of Mekong giant catfish. The ...

News Laos » Sayabouly: Elephants on parade in Laos as numbers dwindle

News channel or source: https://nation.com.pk/19-Feb-2017/elephants-on-parade-in-laos-as-numbers-dwindle
Publication date: Saturday 18 February 2017

SAYABOURY:- Dozens of elephants ... Known historically as the “Land of a Million Elephants”, Laos now has only a few hundred left in the wild and not many more than that in captivity, most of which are used in logging. Nearly 70 elephants joined ...