Lao Airlines to launch Vientiane-Kumamoto service in November

Business Jul 26, 2019

Lao Airlines to launch Vientiane-Kumamoto service in November

Lao Airlines said Thursday it is planning to launch regular flights in November connecting the Laotian capital of Vientiane and the resort town of Luang Prabang with Kumamoto in Kyushu. The route will offer the first regular flights connecting Japan and Laos. Lao Airlines President ...

Laos investigates why dam collapsed during floods, killing 27

Asia Pacific Jul 26, 2018

Laos investigates why dam collapsed during floods, killing 27

Laotian authorities have ordered closer monitoring of hydroelectric facilities as they investigate why a dam in the country's southeast collapsed earlier this week, killing at least 27 people and leaving 131 missing. Floodwaters that rose to rooftops were slowly receding Thursday as villages began digging ...

Abe, Modi discuss boosting economic, counterterrorism cooperation

National / Politics Sep 8, 2016

Abe, Modi discuss boosting economic, counterterrorism cooperation

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, have discussed potential avenues for economic cooperation, coordination in counterterrorism efforts and other regional issues in their meeting on the sidelines of multilateral gatherings in Laos. In their roughly 45-minute talks on Wednesday, Abe said ...