Category Archives: Transportation – Vehicles

Fuel Prices Rise Again

Fuel Prices Rise Again

The Ministry of Industry and Commerce on Tuesday announced that fuel prices would rise across the country as from yesterday.
In Vientiane the cost of premium grade petrol will rise from 8,350 kip to 8,500 a litre, regular petrol will increase in price from 7,350 kip to ….. Continue reading

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Seat Quotas Increased For Bangkok-Vientiane Route

Seat quotas increased for Bangkok-Vientiane route

Thai airlines will soon be allowed to operate more flights to Vientiane, Laos, according to the Thai-Lao accord approved by the Cabinet on Tuesday.
The quota is raised from 2,100 seats to 14,500 for the flights from Bangkok to Vientiane. Meanwhile, from Vientiane to Bangkok, the quota is ….. Continue reading

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With AirAsia, Now Everyone Can Fly Direct To Kuala Lumpur From Luang Prabang

With AirAsia, now everyone can fly direct to Kuala Lumpur from Luang Prabang

AirAsia, the truly Asean airline announced a brand new route connecting Luang Prabang in Laos directly to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with four times weekly flights commencing 21 November 2016.
AirAsia is the first and only airline to operate direct flights from Luang Prabang to Kuala Lumpur. This will be the airline group’s 70th intra-Asean route connecting all ten Asean countries, as well as …. Continue reading

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Overloaded School Taxi-Trucks Cause Public Outcry

Overloaded School Taxi-Trucks Cause Public Outcry

The Vientiane Traffic Police Department and local officials are issuing a joint warning to the drivers of tuk-tuks and pickup trucks who regularly ferry schoolchildren to and from classes each day at secondary schools in Naxaithong district.
Children’s parents expressed serious concern after seeing a photo of a large group of students piled onto a school taxi-truck on ….. Continue reading

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Laos-China Railway Construction To Begin in December

PM to launch railway construction in Luang Prabang

Construction of a historic railway linking Vientiane to the Chinese border over a distance of 427 km is expected to begin in December this year, an official in charge has said.
Agreements with six Chinese construction companies and six consultancy firms will be finalised next month which will pave the way for the start of construction at the end of….. Continue reading

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Right Turns At Red Lights Reinstated: Police

Right Turns At Red Lights Reinstated: Police

The Vientiane authorities have agreed to reinstate the old traffic rules for turning right at traffic lights nationwide.
Motorists are now allowed to turn right on a red light signal unless such a turn is expressly forbidden by signage but they are urged to exercise caution in doing so.
For almost four months, the Vientiane authorities introduced a …. Continue reading

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