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People in Laos should not be scared to help others

People in Laos should not be scared to help others

1 by / on 11/07/2014, 4:08 pm / in Cars and Bikes, Lifestyle

Police have said people in Laos should not be scared to help others, and Lao people must discard the negative perception of being blamed for their involvement if they offer help to people who are victims of a road accident. Deputy Director of the Vientiane Traffic Police Department Major Youttaphong Souvannasing said Lao people should not ignore an accident and […]

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International driving licence holders don’t require permit in Laos

International driving licence holders don’t require permit in Laos

1 by / on 03/06/2014, 9:13 am / in Cars and Bikes, Lifestyle

Foreign drivers who hold international driving licences can drive in Laos without permission from police and relevant sectors, a transport official said. Those who hold international licences do not need to seek any permission before driving in the country, Director of the Department of Transport’s Traffic Management Division Mr Somnuk Mektakul said. Mr Somnuk made the clarification in response to […]

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Lao driving test to be computerised

Lao driving test to be computerised

1 by / on 02/04/2014, 5:33 pm / in Cars and Bikes, Lifestyle

Officials have successfully conducted a trial computerised driving test that will reportedly replace the current conventional and out-dated driving test.   “Driving test takers will choose questions themselves, and their answers will be scanned by the computer. This test doesn’t require human-based judgment,” said Mr Nuansay. The computerised test will cover the theory section of the driving test for the time […]

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Cabinet approves import of bigger motorbikes

Cabinet approves import of bigger motorbikes

0 by / on 25/02/2014, 6:06 pm / in Cars and Bikes, Lifestyle

The government will now allow the importation of motorcycles with engine capacities of greater than 250 cc’s, lifting a previous ban on the bikes as part of efforts to comply with World Trade Organisation obligations. The cabinet has approved a proposal by the Ministry of Finance made few months ago, giving the green light for tax officials to collect taxes […]

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Volkswagen lands in Laos

Volkswagen lands in Laos

0 by / on 16/01/2014, 10:41 am / in Cars and Bikes, Lifestyle

Volkswagen Touareg: Affordable Luxury Meets Utility There’s a new luxury sport-utility in Laos!   The all-new Volkswagen Touareg shows the road ahead with advanced, fuel-saving technologies, and a premium driving experience.   The Touareg’s exterior sports a crisp, sleek, aerodynamic look based on the Volkswagen Design DNA.  Key design elements include a grille featuring twin chrome-faced strips that connect seamlessly to […]

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Parking space in Vientiane to be built over Pakpasak Canal

Parking space in Vientiane to be built over Pakpasak Canal

0 by / on 27/11/2013, 10:32 am / in Cars and Bikes, Lifestyle

The Pakpasak canal, stretching between Wat Chan Village and Sihom Village, Chanthabuly District, Vientiane Capital, is set to be transformed into a 200-car parking area by 2015. According to a concession agreement signed on 21 November between Deputy Head of the Chanthabuly District Planning and Investment Office, Mr Bounchan Sengkhamyong, and President of the Thipphaphone Dithyavong Company, Miss Thipphaphone Dithyavong, […]

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Stolen Property Returned to Victims

Stolen Property Returned to Victims

0 by / on 16/09/2013, 9:25 pm / in Cars and Bikes, News & Events

Stolen property recovered by Sisattanak police was returned to grateful victims on the morning of 16 September at the Sisattanak Police Headquarters in Vientiane Capital. Officials were able to return a variety of different items, including a Honda Wave motorbike and a Samsung Galaxy s3 mobile phone. The recovered Honda Wave (registration number ??1778) was returned to Mr. Somphan Phomsitthides, an […]

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Four new Mazda models hit Laos roads

Four new Mazda models hit Laos roads

1 by / on 26/08/2013, 10:26 am / in Cars and Bikes, Lifestyle

Authorized Mazda distributor, Keo Auto Group Mazda, has unveiled four new Mazda models equipped with “Skyactiv Technologies”. A launching ceremony for the four new Mazda products was held in Vientiane Capital on Wednesday, attended by President of the Vehicle Industry Association, Mr. Saneu Chounlamany, Deputy General Manager of Global Sales and Marketing Division of Mazda Motor Corporation, Mr. Hidesuke Takesue […]

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Concentrate to Avoid Road Accidents (in Laos)

Concentrate to Avoid Road Accidents (in Laos)

1 by / on 02/05/2013, 10:24 am / in Cars and Bikes, Lifestyle

VIENTIANE MAI: Many road accidents occur in Laos because drivers are careless and do not follow traffic regulations. Take the accident pictured above, for example; it arose on the morning of the 29th of April at 7am in Nonkhor Neua Village during peak hour when most people were travelling to work. The accident involved a 10-wheeler hitting a motorbike. The truck’s […]

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Automotive Parts Factory to be Established in Laos

Automotive Parts Factory to be Established in Laos

0 by / on 25/04/2013, 8:08 am / in Business, Cars and Bikes

The BMM Group Company Limited and ASAHI TEC Corporation have signed a joint venture agreement to establish an aluminium casting factory to produce automotive spare parts, with the deal concluded in Vientiane on April 23. The signing ceremony was attended by Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr Nam Vinhaket and Minister of Planning and Investment Mr Somdy Duangdy, alongside other concerned officials and representatives of the two companies. The factory will be situated in the Savan-Seno […]

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