Lao people celebrate end of Buddhist Lent World

Lao people celebrate end of Buddhist Lent

Millions of Lao Buddhist followers flocked to pagodas near their houses on October 13 for Bun Ork Phansa that marks the end of Buddhist Lent or three-month retreat during the rainy season.
Khmer ethnic people in Soc Trang enjoy merrier Sene Dolta festival Society

Khmer ethnic people in Soc Trang enjoy merrier Sene Dolta festival

Many communes in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang, which are home to a large number of Khmer ethnic people, are enjoying a warmer, merrier Sene Dolta festival this year as they have met new-style rural area status with povery rate declining, according a local official for ethnic minority affairs.