Articles by: Cameron

Google Street View to map Laos

Google Street View to map Laos

0 by / on 23/07/2014, 5:13 pm / in Internet, Technology

Google held a press conference at Don Chan Palace this morning to announce the launch of its Google Street View service in Laos. Beginning in Vientiane, the company’s special cars, mounted with 360 degree camera units, will roam the city taking panoramic snapshots so that the Google Street View Laos service can be added to Google Maps, Laos. Speaking at […]

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Build more apartments in Vientiane, please!

Build more apartments in Vientiane, please!

0 by / on 03/07/2014, 1:14 pm / in Business, Real Estate

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From Culture to Couture: The Rise of Lao Fashion

From Culture to Couture: The Rise of Lao Fashion

0 by / on 27/05/2014, 12:20 pm / in Lifestyle

???????????? ???????????????????? ??????????????????????????? Written by Hannah McDonald-Moniz, photos as credited   Although Lao textiles and handicrafts are common souvenirs, the country has not been known for its modern fashions – until now.  Since March’s inaugural Lao Fashion Week, the country has been abuzz with praise for a slew of rising Lao and international designers merging traditional motifs and fabrics with […]

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Hotel Swimming Pools in Vientiane

Hotel Swimming Pools in Vientiane

5 by / on 12/05/2014, 12:00 am / in Lifestyle, Sports, Travel

(Updated May 2014) Let’s face it, the weather is always hot in Laos. That means you pretty much always feel like going for a swim, don’t you? But sometimes a public pool just doesn’t cut it. Public pools are not always well maintained and can carry a wealth of bacteria and infectious diseases.  Pool operators need to constantly monitor chlorine […]

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Hot weather set to fry Laos again

Hot weather set to fry Laos again

0 by / on 06/05/2014, 5:02 pm / in Lifestyle

Despite the pleasant conditions of the past few days the weather bureau is predicting the hot weather will return to affect local people again this month. Temperatures are predicted to reach around 37 to 38C from May 7-12. People have been told to be prepared for tropical storms as well, which usually occur at this time of year. An increase […]

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Lao film goes to Cannes

Lao film goes to Cannes

0 by / on 25/04/2014, 10:16 am / in Film, Lifestyle

Mattie Do, Lao’s first female feature film director, has been chosen to participate in La Fabrique des Cinemas du monde at the Cannes Film Festival and Market this May 2014. Mattie’s first film, “Chanthaly“, was the only Lao film to have received international attention from various film festivals abroad such as Fantastic Fest in America, Hong Kong Asian Film Festival, […]

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Gallery Hopping in Vientiane

Gallery Hopping in Vientiane

0 by / on 31/03/2014, 9:47 am / in Lifestyle

Step into any of Vientiane’s ornate temples and it’s clear that the Lao capital has kept an astounding artistic tradition alive. But where is the capital’s contemporary art? Sabaidee Magazine explores Vientiane’s small but spirited gallery scene to see how a few ambitious artists and curators are creating Vientiane’s own little art world. Words by Sarah Ball. T’Shop Lai Gallery […]

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Five Guys, Five Nights, Five Burgers

Five Guys, Five Nights, Five Burgers

12 by / on 25/02/2014, 9:12 pm / in Food, Restaurants & Cafes

Five bold men, representing four great civilizations, undertake an epic search over five nights to find Vientiane’s ultimate burger.  Behold! A definitive answer to Vientiane’s most pressing question. In order to eliminate personal bias, we developed a proprietary algorithm to mathematically deduce which of Vientiane’s top burgers was best. To safeguard the integrity of the experiment, we have elected to […]

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Miss Lao New Year 2014 to be held next month

Miss Lao New Year 2014 to be held next month

1 by / on 03/02/2014, 5:56 pm / in News & Events

(KPL) The final round of the Miss Lao New Year 2014 contest, known as Nang Sang Khan, in which twenty beautiful finalists will be announced, is to be held at That Luang Square between 1-2 March, according to Mr Phouvong Phamisith, President of the Lao Gem and Jewelry Trader Association. This year’s contest will fall earlier than last year because the organising committee wants to […]

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Dangerous Health Effects of Burning of Plastics and Waste

Dangerous Health Effects of Burning of Plastics and Waste

0 by / on 02/01/2014, 7:30 am / in Health, House and Garden, Lifestyle

????????? ???????????????????? How does home plastic waste burning affect people’s health? Most people who burn their plastic domestic waste do not realize how  harmful this practice is to their health and to the environment. Current research indicates that backyard-burning of waste is far more harmful to our health than previously thought. It can increase the risk of heart disease, aggravate respiratory ailments such as asthma and emphysema, and cause rashes, […]

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