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Laos's Pakse Airport Ready To Support Larger Aircrafts

Laos’s Pakse Airport Ready To Support Larger Aircrafts

VIENTIANE, Oct 5 (Bernama) — Lao’s Pakse Airport is now ready to offer services to support a range of mid-sized aircrafts, as well as to facilitate takeoff and landing for larger aircrafts such as Boeing-737 and Airbus-A320, Thai News Agency reported Tuesday. Pakse International Airport has officially re-opened its services on 1st June 2010. Pakse […]

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Over 80,000 flock to Laos' Vat Phou Festival

Over 80,000 flock to Laos’ Vat Phou Festival

More than 80,000 people attended the annual Vat Phou Festival in Laos’ Champassak province which ended on Saturday (January 30), with the surge in visitors causing traffic jams on the last two nights of the event. Vat Phou is the second World Heritage Site in Laos, after the Unesco added the temple complex to its […]

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4,000 lights

4,000 lights

This year’s Vat Phou festival in Laos will be one to remember as 4,000 oil lamps light up the grounds of the ancient temple in Champassak province at the end of this month. Heritage Site director Khankham Keanboudta said the lamps would line the steps leading from the temple’s lake to the shrine at the […]

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