Happy 6th Anniversary J&C: A Sweet Offer from Love Life

Happy 6th Anniversary J&C: A Sweet Offer from Love Life

During the months of September and October J&C Services is celebrating its 6th anniversary with special promotions and offers for our clients and readers.
In partnership with Love Life Ice Cream we’re happy to offer you an exclusive offer that’s sure to delight all children from 7 to 77 years old. Until the end of October 2014, when you order a full rainbow cake, priced at 330,000 kip, you get free gift bag full of delicious treats.
Rainbow cakes are made of colourful layers of velvety white chocolate cake, and with a choice of three different Italian buttercream frostings ….. Continue reading

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Officials Pledge To Stop Motorcycle Hoons In Vientiane

Officials Pledge To Stop Motorcycle Hoons In Vientiane

Officials promised the public last week that they would stop the bad behaviour of some teenagers in Vientiane, who are riding motorcycles in groups and causing trouble at night.
The Chief of the Commando Security of Vientiane Capital said they were receiving complaints from government officials, as well as local residents and were working hard to stop the bad behaviour of the youngsters as the problem was still occurring in several parts of Vientiane.
“A group of teenagers recently raced their motorcycles in front of the Lao National Assembly at That Luang area during the daytime, seemingly not concerned that our office is located in …. Continue reading

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ULUVUS Release ‘The Best Song Ever Written’

ULUVUS Release ‘The Best Song Ever Written'

Rock band ULUVUS will release the best song ever written, Ma Dort Ma Ten Ma Man this week and plan to have concerts in October.
“It is without a doubt the best song ever written,” said Chris Crash, the band’s front man. “By an international rock band singing in Lao language, I mean.”
The song is an uplifting call to set aside your worries, slam on some cheap shades and celebrate life. The accompanying music video depicts a heartbroken girl who is …. Continue reading

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Lao Children Are Better Educated Than Thai Kids

Lao Children Are Better Educated Than Thai Kids

Thailand’s poor standing in a recent global survey on the quality of education has caused alarm among educators here and prompted the authorities to respond.
Thailand is ranked 87th in the world in the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015 – behind most other member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, including less economically developed neighbours such as Laos, which is ranked 60th. This is both embarrassing and …. Continue reading

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All Passenger Vehicles Should Carry Fire Extinguishers, Officials Warn

All Passenger Vehicles Should Carry Fire Extinguishers

Officials from the Vientiane Fire Fighting Department cautioned yesterday that all vehicles, in particular passenger vehicles, should install fire extinguishers to be prepared for possible emergencies.
The announcement comes after a bus caught fire in Borikhamxay province last Saturday. Local traffic official Captain Saenxay Bousayakham said the bus was a private bus from the southern terminal bus station in Vientiane heading to …… Continue reading

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J&C Services’ 6th Anniversary Special Promotion “Whiz Bang”

J&C Services’ 6th Anniversary Special Promotion “Whiz Bang”

During the months of September and October J&C Services is celebrating its 6th anniversary with special promotions and offers for our clients and readers.
In partnership with Gecko Wines we are proud to present our latest promotion, targeting the wine lovers among our clients and readers: Whiz Bang Barossa Shiraz
The grapes for this wine were sourced from selected premium vineyards in the Barossa Valley. Picked at night to make sure that they were as cool as possible, they were crushed and allowed to …. Continue reading

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Lao Coffee Festival 2014

Lao Coffee Festival 2014

To celebrate the tremendous development of the Lao coffee sector and to further promote the unique Lao coffee to the domestic and foreign markets, Lao Coffee Association is organizing the 1st Lao Coffee Festival, from 24 – 26 October 2014 at the Arawan Riverside Hotel and Champasak Grand Hotel in Pakse.
The Lao Coffee Festival will include various activities like exhibition of Lao coffee products, seminars on topics on production background of Lao coffee, present state of the world coffee trade, trends in prices, production …. Continue reading

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Bank BFL Launches VISA Debit Card

BFL Bank Launches VISA Debit Card

Banque Franco-Lao (BFL) is launching a new VISA Debit Card program.
BFL is the chosen partner bank of J&C Services; by referring our Expat customers to BFL we rest assured that they will receive modern, professional premium banking services.
Visa debit cards are a convenient and secure way to pay anytime, anywhere. With the new VISA debit card BFL clients will be able to shop online, draw …… Continue reading

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