Laos continues streamlining entry procedures World

Laos continues streamlining entry procedures

To facilitate foreigners’ entry, the Lao Government has enabled foreigners to register for a QR code (Vaccine ID) online in order to certify their vaccination status and RT-PCR test result.
Vietnam, Laos comprehensive cooperation thrives: Lao newspaper World

Vietnam, Laos comprehensive cooperation thrives: Lao newspaper

The Pathet Lao newspaper of the Lao news agency KPL on March 4 run an article highlighting the Laos-Vietnam comprehensive cooperation, in celebration of the 60th founding anniversary of the bilateral ties (September 5, 1962 - 2022) and 45 years of the signing of the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (July 18, 1977 - 2022).
Lao Cai to welcome 4 million tourists in 2022 Travel

Lao Cai to welcome 4 million tourists in 2022

The northern mountainous province of Lao Cai is working to host some 4 million visitors and get more than 15 trillion VND (657.6 million USD) from tourism in 2022, according to its freshly issued culture-tourism development plan for 2020 – 2025.
Black hunchback chung cake - A specialty of Lao Cai ethnics Culture - Sports

Black hunchback chung cake - A specialty of Lao Cai ethnics

Despite having the same main ingredients as the “banh chung” cake made by the Kinh people, of glutinous rice, pork, and mung beans, the “banh chung gu den” (or black hunchback chung cake) made by ethnic people in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai has its own taste and shape.
Lao gov’t acts to regulate fuel price ASEAN

Lao gov’t acts to regulate fuel price

Lao government is taking steps to rein in the rising price of fuel, easing the impact on the economy and the lives of residents, amid a volatile global market.
COVID-19 causes soaring unemployment in Laos World

COVID-19 causes soaring unemployment in Laos

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused Laos’ unemployment rate to soar, with more than 400,000 people either losing their jobs or not finding new ones, according to the Lao Federation of Trade Unions (LFTU).
Frost covers Fansipan Mountain peak in Lao Cai Environment

Frost covers Fansipan Mountain peak in Lao Cai

Frost covered the top of Fansipan Mountain, the highest peak in Indochina, in Sa Pa town, the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai early on February 14, as the temperature dropped below 0 degree Celsius.
Lao, Singaporean FMs to pay official visits to Cambodia World

Lao, Singaporean FMs to pay official visits to Cambodia

Foreign Ministers of Laos and Singapore, Saleumxay Kommasith and Vivian Balakrishnan, will pay official visits to Cambodia and attend the ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Retreat (AMM Retreat) in Phnom Penh from February 15 – 17 at the invitation of their Cambodian counterpart Prak Sokhonn.