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

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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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Thailand Braces For ‘Mega-Outbreak’ Of Dengue Fever

Thailand Braces For 'Mega-Outbreak' Of Dengue Fever

After a year which saw an explosion of Dengue fever infections, Thailand is bracing itself for an even worse 2016 with experts warning the number of infections may be on par with the 1987 mega-outbreak.
Thailand recorded some 140,000 cases of infection last year, the highest number since the 170,000 cases of the 1987 crisis.
The first line of defense against the epidemic that has swept through Southeast Asia sees teams of ….. Continue reading

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Magical Laotian Town Preserved By UNESCO Loses Its Soul

Magical Laotian Town Preserved By UNESCO Loses Its Soul

It is officially described as the best-preserved city in Southeast Asia, a bygone seat of kings tucked into a remote river valley of Laos. Luang Prabang weaves a never-never land spell on many a visitor with its tapestry of French colonial villas and Buddhist temples draped in a languid atmosphere.
But most of the locals don’t live here anymore. They began an exodus from this seeming Shangri-La after their hometown was listed a …. Continue reading

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Laos Assures US It Will Help Counter Chinese Assertiveness

Laos Assures US It Will Help Counter Chinese Assertiveness

The prime minister of communist Laos assured U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday that his small nation will help counter China’s assertiveness in the South China Sea.
Laos this year takes the rotating chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, with the group’s heads of … Continue reading

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