But the river is at its most charismatic up among the forest and limestone mountains of Laos, particularly around Luang Prabang, the former royal capital of Laos
The former imperial capital of Laos
is a perfect vision of old Indochina, laid out by French planners, built by Vietnamese craftsmen, preserved by UNESCO, and still home to the once-upon-atime Lao royal family, who governed the country from here.
Ltd, a property development company, for the construction of one of the first of its kind, international best practice, multi-story serviced apartment building in the capital of Laos
News editors from Asia News Network (ANN), an alliance of 24 leading media from 20 Asian countries, are holding a two-day meeting in Vientiane, the capital of Laos
, to deepen their cooperation and strengthen their combined news reports.
The next day, he visited a rehabilitation center for victims of unexploded ordnance and then traveled to Luang Prabang, the former royal capital of Laos
and a city of stunning beauty.
This anticipated event for film makers and actors of all Southeast Asian countries is annually held in the old capital of Laos
where there is a lack of proper cinemas but its great part is allowing festival-goers to enjoy modern films against a backdrop of historical buildings.
Xieng Kuan Park, more commonly known as "Buddha Park" occupies a bank of the Mekong River 20 kilometers outside of Vientiane, the capital of Laos
and it is as enigmatic as its creator, a man rumored to be both a rogue monk and spiritual cult leader, besides being a sculptor of monumental talent.
"He was very clear he wants a unified ASEAN and he wants maritime rights protected, and he wants to avoid militarization and to avoid conflict," Kerry told reporters after meeting Thongsing in Vientiane, the capital of Laos
The company has signed an agreement for a new-build V?b hotel in Vientiane, the capital of Laos
. Scheduled to open in 2018, the new hotel will bring a vibrant new blend of cutting-edge design and international hospitality to the city, and the region.
It was the royal capital of Laos
from the 14th century until the monarchy was abolished in 1975.
This book explores trafficking, anti-trafficking, and the sex trade in the Mekong border region between Thailand and Laos, with a focus on two trafficking 'hot spots': Vientiane, the capital of Laos
, and Nong Khai in Thailand, connected to Vientiane via the Friendship Bridge.