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New award for Wat Xieng Thong Luang Prabang

Wat Xieng Thong in Luang Prabang province, has won awards of merit from a list 12 destinations announced under the 2015 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Award scheme. According to UNESCO Bangkok the 12 projects in five countries — India, China, Laos, A...»

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New adventure activities in Vang Vieng

Vang Vieng Tourism Department plans to expand tourism services and increase tourist attractions and activities to boost arrivals to  this riverside destination in central Laos. The destination attracts budget travellers who visit the riverside town ...»

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New flight routine: Vientiane – Changsha

Lao Airlines operates twice weekly flights connecting Vientiane to Changsha in Hunan province, China, starting from 31 August 2015 Initially, the airline will offer twice weekly flights on Monday and Friday with a departure time of 1240 from Vientian...»

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Plan for a new river jetty in Vientiane

Vientiane authorities will grant permission for a local developer to build a recreational complex with a river jetty on the banks of the River Mekong that will include a small port and even an immigration checkpoint. Lao News Agency quoted Sisattanak...»

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Laos improve Air Traffic control

Lao PDR’s Ministry of Public Works has signed an agreement that allows CIT Lao Ltd to continue the maintenance and improvement of air traffic control and communication systems in the country. Vientiane Times reported the extension gives the company...»

Visa waiver for official travel between Lao, Kuwait

Laos and Kuwait have agreed to waive the entry visa requirement for government officials and diplomats of the respective countries, allowing citizens who hold official or diplomatic passports to stay for 30 days. The agreement on visa exemption was r...»