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News Laos » Vientiane Capital: 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

A couple of Asian tour groups ascend the Patuxai, the Laotian capital's answer to the Arc ... boat racing festival in Vientiane, Loy Khratong (floating basket festival) in Luang Prabang, Lao New Year throughout the country, those are good ways for tourists ...

News Laos » Vientiane Capital: Dengue fever kills 14 people in Laos last year

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/23/c_136993799.htm
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

VIENTIANE, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Altogether 14 people died in a nationwide outbreak of dengue fever in 2017 with the capital of Vientiane having the ... Communicable Disease Control Department under the Lao Health Ministry, local daily Vientiane Times ...

News Laos » Vientiane Capital: Why Vietnam Still Matters: an American Reckoning

News channel or source: https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/02/23/why-vietnam-still-matters-an-american-reckoning/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

In the course of my price plotting on websites such as those of AirAsia or Pegasus, I figured out that I could easily route my low-cost self from Colombo to Vientiane, the capital of Laos, and there be in striking distance (well, three days on country ...

News Laos » Vientiane Capital: Circus County

News channel or source: http://africa.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201802/12/WS5a80da9ea3106e7dcc13c223.html
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

The school, which is surrounded by farmlands and narrow lanes, is different from Yang's home in Vientiane, the capital of Laos. Yet, she was full of excitement. "Everything I learned here in China is new, especially the acrobatic techniques," says the 26 ...

News Laos » Vientiane Capital: China Southern adds Lao route

News channel or source: http://www.ttrweekly.com/site/2018/02/china-southern-adds-lao-route/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

However, the Vientiane service will be pre-booked by tour operators in China who are packaging tours to Laos for the summer months with no local sales in the Lao capital. Last October, parent airline, China Southern, launched a direct flight to the Lao ...

News Laos » Vientiane Capital: The Pristine Exclusivity of Cambodia’s ‘Imported Cities’

News channel or source: https://nextcity.org/features/view/the-pristine-exclusivity-of-cambodias-imported-cities
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Even tiny Laos has seen large-scale foreign property investment. On the outskirts of the capital, Vientiane, is the $1.6 billion That Luang marsh development, a controversial Chinese project that has led to the eviction of hundreds of families. These ...

News Laos » Vientiane Capital: Industrial development meets environmental risk at the Lancang Mekong Cooperation Summit

News channel or source: http://www.aseantoday.com/2018/02/industrial-development-meets-environmental-risk-at-the-lancang-mekong-cooperation-summit/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The competition focuses on Lancang-Mekong Region Governance and Development. This year, the event took place in Vientiane, the capital of Laos. The lesser-known event encourages young people to share innovative ideas for development projects. The ...

News Laos » Vientiane Capital: Ten Reasons Why Vientiane, Laos, is the World?s Best Capital City

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.com/ten-reasons-why-vientiane-laos-worlds-best-capital-city-832251
Publication date: Friday 12 August 2011

Chances are your journey to Vientiane will not be direct, and arriving from Hanoi, Phnom Penh or Bangkok, you will be struck by the immaculate streets of the Laotian capital. Vientiane may just be the cleanest city in all of Southeast Asia. With ...

News Laos » Vientiane Capital: Pathet Lao Announce Vientiane Take‐Over

News channel or source: http://www.nytimes.com/1975/08/24/archives/pathet-lao-announce-vientiane-takeover-pathet-lao-report-takeover.html
Publication date: Saturday 23 August 1975

Lao took over Laos today, marking the last chapter in the rise to power of Communist‐led movements in Indochina. Some 300,000 people gathered on a parade ground in the capital, Vientiane, today to “welcome the people's revolutionary administration ...

News Laos » Vientiane Capital: Vientiane, Laos: A lazy river runs through it

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/asia/laos/3228176/Vientiane-Laos-A-lazy-river-runs-through-it.html
Publication date: Sunday 19 October 2008

An end-of-abstinence party is in full swing. To say that Vientiane, the Lao capital, is in a state of excitement would be an understatement. Bedlam would be a better description. Beer stalls, food stalls, market stalls, hawkers, musicians, jugglers and a ...