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News Laos Tourism: Travel: By the Mekong in Laos

Published on: Friday 01 November 2019
Travel: By the Mekong in Laos
News source: http://www.forbesindia.com/article/forbes-lifes/travel-by-the-mekong-in-laos/55975/1

But none of the frenzy is reflected in the river that flows gently by, unperturbed and tranquil. The Mekong in Luang Prabang, Laos’s cultural heart, seems untouched by everything that goes on around ...

News Laos Tourism: Secrets of Bangkok red light zone laid bare in new museum

Published on: Wednesday 13 November 2019
Secrets of Bangkok red light zone laid bare in new museum
News source: https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/patpong-museum-bangkok/index.html

When the American Embassy in Laos criticized Poe for his violent methods ... A Patpong Museum would not be complete without exhibitions documenting the road's most famous attractions. The museum ...

News Laos Tourism: Stupas: The must-see historical, scenic beauty in northern Laos

Published on: Wednesday 13 November 2019
Stupas: The must-see historical, scenic beauty in northern Laos
News source: https://www.phnompenhpost.com/travel/stupas-must-see-historical-scenic-beauty-northern-laos

Laos is well-known among visitors for its wealth of natural and historical tourist sites as well as unique traditions, cultures and lifestyles which vary across the whole country. Namtha town in Luang Namtha province in northern Laos is one such locale with a fascinating history including that during the Indochina war.

News Laos Tourism: Travel bugs: Paradise in the jungle and the littering monks of Laos

Published on: Monday 14 October 2019
Travel bugs: Paradise in the jungle and the littering monks of Laos
News source: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/news/article.cfm?c_id=7&objectid=12274547

I don't think I really had a concept of a naughty monk until that day at the Kuang Si Falls near Luang Prabang in Laos. It was the year 2010 and rumours were rife on the Southeast Asian backpacker ...

News Laos Tourism: IFC agrees $87.5M loan for Vietnam, Lao tourism

Published on: Tuesday 17 September 2019
IFC agrees $87.5M loan for Vietnam, Lao tourism
News source: https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ifc-agrees-875m-loan-vietnam-lao-tourism

Bim Land Joint Stock Company, a property developer under BIM Group, has reached an agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, for a loan of up to $87.5 million to develop tourism infrastructure in Vietnam and Laos.

News Laos Tourism: BIM Land to get $87.5m from IFC to develop tourism in Việt Nam and Lao PDR

Published on: Sunday 15 September 2019
BIM Land to get $87.5m from IFC to develop tourism in Việt Nam and Lao PDR
News source: https://vietnamnews.vn/economy/535471/bim-land-to-get-875m-from-ifc-to-develop-tourism-in-viet-nam-and-lao-pdr.html

BIM Land Joint Stock Company, a property developer under BIM Group, has reached an agreement with International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, for a loan of up to US$87.5 million to develop tourism infrastructure in Việt Nam and Lao PDR.

News Laos Tourism: Hun Sen invites Lao PM to the Kingdom

Published on: Sunday 08 September 2019
Hun Sen invites Lao PM to the Kingdom
News source: https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/hun-sen-invites-lao-pm-kingdom

At the invitation of Prime Minister Hun Sen, Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith will lead a delegation on an official visit to Cambodia on Thursday and Friday, to strengthen bilateral relations. A press release announcing the visit came after the two countries’ foreign affairs ministers met in Laos to discuss border issues last week.

News Laos Tourism: Solutions proposed to protect Cu Lao Cham amid rising tourist influx

Published on: Sunday 08 September 2019
Solutions proposed to protect Cu Lao Cham amid rising tourist influx
News source: https://vietnamnet.vn/en/sci-tech-environmennt/solutions-proposed-to-protect-cu-lao-cham-amid-rising-tourist-influx-566123.html

Cu Lao Cham Island in the central city of Quang Nam has become overcrowded with tourists, further threatening its natural resources. Authorities of Quang Nam’s Hoi An City held a seminar on measures ...

News Laos Tourism: Tourism lures get creative

Published on: Friday 13 September 2019
Tourism lures get creative
News source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/1749844/tourism-lures-get-creative

The ministry is also planning to promote tourism in the CLMV (Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Vietnam) region by offering the Spirit Road and Meditation programme. Tourism in several markets is on the ...

News Laos Tourism: Laos launches e-visas to bolster tourist numbers

Published on: Wednesday 10 July 2019
Laos launches e-visas to bolster tourist numbers
News source: https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/laos-launches-e-visas-bolster-tourist-numbers

Laos is falling in line with other countries by allowing tourists to apply for a visa online, aiming to bolster the number of foreign visitors. Deputy Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone, Minister of ...

News Laos Tourism: Plain of jars to become Laos' 3rd world heritage site: report

Published on: Tuesday 14 May 2019
News source: http://www.bernama.com/en/world/news.php?id=1726566

The Plain of Jars in central Laos' Xieng Khuang province is to be listed as the country's third World Heritage Site, reported Xinhua news agency, quoting a local daily Vientiane Times. The Plain of ...

News Laos Tourism: More than 1,000 artists to partake in Vietnam - Laos cultural exchange

Published on: Tuesday 14 May 2019
News source: https://vietnamnet.vn/en/entertainment-sports/more-than-1-000-artists-to-partake-in-vietnam-laos-cultural-exchange-531823.html

The culture, sports and tourism festival between ethnic minority groups in Vietnam - Laos border areas is scheduled to take place in A Luoi district, Thua Thien - Hue province, on May 17-19. Themed ...