Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Laos News

News on Laos continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

16 hrs ago | BioMed Central

Hepatitis B virus in the Lao People's Democratic Republic: a...

Despite hepatitis B vaccination at birth and at 6, 10 and 14 weeks of age, hepatitis B virus infection continues to be endemic in the Lao People's Democratic Republic .

Comment?

Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Hepatitis, Medicine, Southeast Asia, World News

20 hrs ago | WaterWorld

Xylem awarded contract for Southeast Asia run-of-river hydropower dam

A contract worth $19.6 million has been awarded to Xylem Inc. , a global water technology company helping to solve the most challenging water issues, to provide custom-made Flygt pumps for the Xayaburi run-of-river hydropower dam in the country of Laos in Southeast Asia.

Comment?

Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News

Yesterday | The Nation

Laos-China rail link prospects increase

The Laotian and Chinese governments are negotiating the form of future cooperation to realise the US$7-billion Boten-Vientiane rail link, with Laos seeking finance from China to fund the massive undertaking.

Comment?

Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Thailand,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Hispanic Business

ADB Supports Public-Private Hydropower Project in Lao PDR

On and four Thai banks. The Lao PDR has a hydropower potential of 20,000 megawatts from its river networks, and is strategically located to become the "battery" of the Greater Mekong Subregion.

Comment?

Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Business Wire

Xylem wins fish pass pump contract for Laosa run-of-river hydropower dam

The dam is located on the Mekong River in the town of Xayaburi, 80 kilometers south of Luang Prabang in Laos.

Comment?

Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Amnesty International USA

Laos: Return Sombath Somphone

Sombath Somphone left his office in his car on 15 December 2012. Police stopped him at a checkpoint on Thadeua Road, in Vientiane's Sisattanak district.

Comment?

Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Advocate-News

Mendocino College: New dean overcame obstacles before landing position

Kouanchao started with Mendocino College July 1 as the new dean of student services, and believes some of her life experiences will help connect her with students in this new role.

Comment?

Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, University of Minnesota, Cal State Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, San Jacinto, CA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Daily Kos

Udomxai-The Heart of Northern Laos

Pak Beng, the town I'd slept in, remained a river town for the time being. Only one road led up and out of town, connecting the transportation route of the river to the greater world of the roads and highways, trucks and cars.

Comment?

Related Topix: Travel, Southeast Asia, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Luang Prabang, Laos Travel, US News, Liberal Political News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Ukiah Daily Journal

Mendocino College: New dean overcame obstacles before landing position

Kouanchao started with Mendocino College July 1 as the new dean of student services, and believes some of her life experiences will help connect her with students in this new role.

Comment?

Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, University of Minnesota, Cal State Fullerton, Fullerton, CA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Yingli Solar Powers School in Laos with Clean Energy

Limited , has donated a 3 kilowatt off-grid solar power system to a school in , which is four hours from the city of Luang Prabang by boat, the school serves over 100 primary and secondary students from seven nearby villages.

Comment?

Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Southeast Asia, World News, Solar Energy

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Examiner.com

How's that democracy working out for you?

"Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner."

2 comments

Related Topix: Prison, World News, Algeria, Africa, Southeast Asia, East Timor, Ethiopia

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Cambodia economy bucks regional trend

Driven by garment and improved agricultural export markets, Cambodia has bucked the wider trend of slowing Southeast Asian economies, according to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific .

Comment?

Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News

The Nation

Thailand Post to collaborate in 'Asean one-price' courier service

Anusara Chittmittrapap, right, president of Thailand Post Co, and a mailman stand in front of a Thai AirAsia Airbus aircraft featuring the word EMS service.

Comment?

Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Korean News

Lao President Meets DPRK Government Delegation

Choummaly Sayasone, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party and president of the Lao People's Democratic Republic, met and had a talk with the DPRK government delegation headed by Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong on a visit to the country on August 5. Referring to the friendly relations between the two ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News

The Nation

Healthcare mission to Laos

YESTERDAY 16 leading healthcare and medical-service companies visited Laos to look for trade and investment opportunities under the Asean Economic Community.

Comment?

Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Medicine

Bangkok Post

The news from Vientiane

Learning > Learning From News Terry has been in Vientiane Laos for the past several days, so here is today's news from the Laotian capital.

Comment?

Related Topix: Travel, Southeast Asia, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, World News

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Korean News

DPRK Government Delegation Arrives in Vientiane

A DPRK government delegation led by Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong on a visit to Asian countries arrived in Vientiane on Monday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News

The Nation

Temples and tranquillity

The first hint of the laid-back lifestyle that permeates Luang Prabang comes on the short ride from the airport into the heart of the former royal capital.

1 comment

Related Topix: Travel, Luang Prabang, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Southeast Asia, World News

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Estes Valley Library program - Lands of wonder: adventures in Southeast Asia

A balloon ride above the Valley of a Thousand Temples in Myanmar , a "No Piranha" fish massage in Cambodia, and a boat ride on the Mekong River to Buddha Caves in Laos.

Comment?

Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News, Estes Park, CO,

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Asia News Network

BANGKOK: Thai junta puts high-speed rail plans back on track

Thailand's ruling junta, after initially putting on hold the country's high-speed rail projects, has changed its mind.

Comment?

Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, World News, China, Asia, Southeast Asia

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••