Thai AirAsia To Fly Luang Prabang

Thai AirAsia To Fly Luang Prabang

Thai AirAsia will inaugurate a daily flight from Bangkok (Don Mueang Airport) to Luang Prabang in Lao PDR effective 24 March.
In the past, authorities rejected applications by low-cost airlines to fly to Luang Prabang. The country also opted out of the ASEAN Open Skies agreement, apparently to protect its national airline, at the expense of its fledging …. Continue reading

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Lao Hydro: Wind To Ease Asean Energy Shortage

Lao Hydro - Wind To Ease Asean Energy Shortage

Laos, often called the “Battery of Asean”, will live up to its name by supplying Asean power at a critical time, when energy demand in the region’s fast growing economies threatens shortages amid several infrastructure and urbanisation projects.
Thailand, which depends on natural gas for 70 per cent of its electricity needs, has been struggling due to the depletion local reserves while suppliers like Myanmar are cutting back supplies …. Continue reading

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Vat Phou Festival: Plenty Of Accommodation Available

Vat Phou festival

Visitors to the Vat Phou festival in Champassak province need not worry about accommodation as hotels and guesthouses are not yet fully booked, an official has confirmed.
Hotels and guesthouses are not fully booked due to a reduction in the number of foreign tourists visiting Vat Phou at present.
This year, Vat Phou festival will take place from ….. Continue reading

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Vientiane Motorists Face Ten-Fold Fines On Roadside Parking

Vientiane Motorists Face Ten-Fold Fines On Roadside Parking

Motorists in Vientiane will face ten-fold fines from now on if they violate a new city ban on the use of pavements, sidewalks or roadsides where parking is prohibited.
In a warning for motorists, this includes all roads where the kerb and channeling is painted red and white, so members of the public will need to think more carefully about where they park their cars.
The new city ban comes into effect this ….. Continue reading

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Cold Weather Freezes Up Vehicles

Cold Weather Freezes Up Vehicles

Many cars in the northern parts of the country appear not to have started in the cold weather and some people have speculated that maybe the stranded motorists were using low grade fuels.
Last week saw many vehicles in the northern provinces of Phongsaly, Huaphan and Xieng Khuang out of work as they could not start due to the …… Continue reading

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New at Senglao DVD Shop

DVD

These are the latest DVDs at Senglao DVD shop:
– 99 Homes
– Bridge Of Spies
– 007 Spectre
– Last Cab To Darwin
– Black Mass
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