As from 1st January 2018, any vehicle crossing into Thailand from Laos that is driven by an individual who is not the vehicle’s owner must provide documentation authorizing use of the vehicle.Read more
As of yesterday Vientiane has its first real supermarket – Rimping !
Rimping Supermarket, located at the View Mall (which itself is still under construction) is a “upper-end” supermarket, maybe best compared to “Jason Supermarket” in Singapore or “Foodland” in Thailand.
“We are a little different to other supermarkets” says Rimping and after visiting their new branch in ……
CP LAOS, a subsidiary of Thailand’s listed Charoen Pokphand Foods, is set to increase pig-breeding stocks at commercial piggeries in Laos from some 7,000 to more than 12,000 this year in order to boost the number of piglets. The move reflects increasing demand in Vientiane.
This expansion should see the number of piglets born increasing from 160,000 to ….
Major Cineplex Group is launching their 2nd out of country branch in Laos, with the first being an extremely successful project in Cambodia, which has become the market leader. This new world-class theatre in Vientiane will have “Huawei” as a naming sponsor and be called “Major Platinum Cineplex by Huawei”.
The Laos project will contain about 1,150 seats in five halls and offer the best and brightest 3D available. “We will screen Hollywood movies with both English and Thai soundtracks and the many popular Thai and Laos movies, all with …..
Construction of the planned Nongchan Shopping Mall in central Vientiane, which was expected to begin this month, will be postponed until the end of this year, the developer has announced.
Krittaphong Group Co., Ltd. said officials in chargea of the project only recently finished negotiations with shop owners at the existing Nongchan market where the shopping mall is to be built, in which merchants agreed to move to make way for the project.
For this reason, the start of construction had been …….
Shoppers will no longer have to cross the border to buy brand-name products after a new high-profile shopping centre opened in Vientiane on Saturday.
The four-storey Vientiane Centre is one part of the three-phase project, which is being developed on a 5.3 hectare site on Nongchan marsh in Xaysettha district.
Many brand-name products are on display at the shopping centre including Zara, Gucci, Longines, Omega and ….