Luang Prabang (Laos)

Type: City
Name: Luang Prabang (Laos)
Country: Laos
Latitude: 19.889999
Longitude: 102.139999
population: 47,510
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

TRAVELLER’S TALE: Signs of the times

Some of the street and shop signs he sees on his travels leave David Bowden both bemused and amusedONE of the great pleasures of travel is to get out of your comfort zone into a new environment and live to tell the tale.I love the challenge of confronting ... [Published New Straits Times - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Spa, wellness enterprises match up with firms in Laos

Six Thai spa and wellness enterprises have successfully undertaken business-matching activities with Laotian companies after a recent trade mission to Luang Prabang. After leading 21 enterprises to Laos last week, Duangporn Rodphaya, director-general ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Lingering in Laos: Mind and spirit in harmony

I broke my own cardinal rule of travel, which is this: If you're going to visit a country, start in its capital to embrace the cultural customs and nuances of a new destination.For Laos, that would be Vientiane, which sits on a plain that's northeast ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Vietnam, Laos’ local Red Cross organisations forge links

Red Cross societies in the border localities of Vietnam and Laos have signed cooperation agreements for the 2014-2018 period as part of the bilateral agreement reached between the two national Red Cross organisations in November last year.The Vietnamese ... [Published VietnamPlus - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Love in Luang Prabang

Home » life » Fifth edition of Laos' outdoor cinema fest unveils line-up The world premiere of "Vientiane in Love", an omnibus romance by four Lao directors, will open the fifth edition of the Luang Prabang Film Festival, set for December 6 to 10.Screening ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Leisure in Laid-back Luang Prabang

Enjoyed by travellers as one of the most laidback and unintimidating capitals in Southeast Asia, Luang Prabang is a must-visit destination for anyone considering a trip to the captivating country of Laos.For travellers, historians and archaeologists, ... [Published ExpatGoMalaysia.com - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Student Volunteer Mission to Luang Prabang, Lao PDR

Published by azianYayasan Sukarelawan Siswa (YSS), a registered organization under the Malaysian Ministry of Education, will be deploying 20 student volunteers from various public higher learning institutions to Luang Prabang, Lao PDR. The student volunteers ... [Published Noodls - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Weaving Prosperity

Sitting at a creaking wooden loom, Ting Panthawong, 44, deftly manipulates thousands of colourful threads. The rapid and intricate movements of her hands are a blur because to her, time is precious.Shoppers hunt for bargain textiles and other goods at ... [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Sell East Asia tourism as a package, says Adenan

PROVINCES under the East Asia Inter-Regional Tourism Forum (EATOF) should promote and market their products as a package to draw international tourists to the region, Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said here yesterday.He said there is a need ... [Published Brunei Times - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

No More Dams on the Mekong

Photo The Mekong River in Luang Prabang, Laos. Credit Roslan Rahman/Agence France-Presse — BANGKOK — The Mekong River runs more than 4,000 kilometers, from China into Myanmar and then through Laos[1], Thailand[2], Cambodia[3] and Vietnam[4], where it ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Notes from Luang Prabang

(Dr. Joven R. Cuanang is one of the foremost neurologists in the country. He is an art collector, a patron of arts and culture, and the owner of Pinto Art Museum and Gallery in Antipolo. He says, “Since my retirement from St. Luke’s as chief medical officer, ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Cycle Hanoi to Luang Prabang

Following on from the success of its popular Cycle Saigon to Bangkok itinerary, Adventure Worldwide has launched a brand new trip entitled , the first departure for which will be on 14 November (with further departures throughout the winter months).The ... [Published Easier - Aug 24 2014]

Quotes

"Why can I not go to the top now ? I want to walk fast and go! Why can this country not be like Germany? I pay park fees, and I walk and go!”"
Jan tells, " Mary first joined us on a wilderness retreat in the Tasmanian Tarkine. She had just a few chapters written of her memoir which she hadn't shown to anyone and asked me to tell her if it was worth continuing. Of course it was. She joined our Desert Writers retreat on the Larapinta Trail near Alice Springs in the same year and I continued to work with her as a writng mentor.Her book was published in record time!"
His goal is to shift the perception of textile souvenirs in order to add more value and create an authentic image, lifting the pricing. "Souvenirs don't have to always be perceived as cheap because having higher product value can help local women in terms of income" he says
"Based on the favourable report and forecast by UNWTO, we should prepare ourselves to receive more tourists to our respective regions" he added

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December Laos film fest to include Vietnam’s ho... [Published Tuoitrenews.vn - 18 hours ago]
TRAVELLER’S TALE: Signs of the times [Published New Straits Times - Sep 18 2014]
Southeast Asia on a budget [Published Outlook Traveller - Sep 16 2014]
Travel to Laos with Viajes Laos Agents [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Sep 16 2014]
Spa, wellness enterprises match up with firms i... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 15 2014]
Are Americans Really the Worst? 5 Other Countri... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Sep 15 2014]
Travel and Write Morocco - How not to feel guil... [Published NewsMaker - Sep 15 2014]
Lingering in Laos: Mind and spirit in harmony [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 13 2014]
Vietnam, Laos’ local Red Cross organisations fo... [Published VietnamPlus - Sep 12 2014]
Nicole Lee wants your old bras… and it’s for a ... [Published Malay Mail - Sep 12 2014]
Love in Luang Prabang [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 11 2014]
Leisure in Laid-back Luang Prabang [Published ExpatGoMalaysia.com - Sep 11 2014]
Vietnam, four ASEAN nations to move toward sing... [Published Tuoitrenews.vn - Sep 11 2014]
Southern Laos: Where the Mekong Blossoms [Published Epoch Times - Sep 08 2014]
Student Volunteer Mission to Luang Prabang, Lao... [Published Noodls - Sep 08 2014]
Weaving Prosperity [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 08 2014]
Indonesia and Laos look at air connection [Published Incept.co - Sep 08 2014]
Eatof Members Sign Declaration To Jointly Promo... [Published BruDirect - Sep 06 2014]
AYE to New approaches [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Sep 06 2014]
HVS Asia Pacific Hospitality Newsletter - Week ... [Published HVS International - Singapore Bureau - Sep 05 2014]
Johari: Cultures, eco-attractions vital in tour... [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Sep 05 2014]
Sell East Asia tourism as a package, says Adenan [Published Brunei Times - Sep 05 2014]
Sell East Asia Tourism As A Package, Says Adenan [Published Bernama - Sep 04 2014]
No More Dams on the Mekong [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 03 2014]
Short breaks from Singapore: More amazing trave... [Published Expat Living - Sep 03 2014]
Plunge Into The Middle Of Things [Published Outlook Money - Sep 02 2014]
Lao PDR to add airport gateway [Published TTRweekly.com - Sep 02 2014]
Mysterious Mekong on show [Published TTRweekly.com - Sep 01 2014]
Notes from Luang Prabang [Published Philippine Star - Aug 31 2014]
TO KEEP ASEAN SMOKE-FREETobacco-control advocat... [Published Punto! Central Luzon - Aug 28 2014]
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