Transport and shipping

Growth projections push Bolaven Plateu airport feasibility study

A Chinese firm is carrying out a feasibility study for the development of a new township on the Bolaven Plateau in southern Laos to support a number of mega projects. The company is interested in constructing an international airport, a modern town, natural tourism sites ...

Somsack Pongkhao

Laos-China Rail produced beams popping up in capital

The Laos-China Railway Project is building pre-stressed concrete beams to be placed on pylons to create a stretch of high-speed railroad on the relatively flat Vientiane Plain, with approximately 800 beams required. More ...

Vientiane Times

Over 61 percent of Savannakhet Road No 9 bridges complete

The project to build two bridges along National Road No 9 –Xekoumkam Bridge and Xethamuak Bridge – in Savannakhet province has been completed to some 61.28 percent. More ...

Vientiane Times

Dry port planned for Champassak’s Vangtao SEZ 

The government has granted permission for a local investor to carry out a feasibility study for the construction of a dry port in Vangtao Specific Economic Zone in Champassak province. The port, which is expected to cost US$15 million, is designed to improve logistics systems domestically ...

Somsack Pongkhao

Vientiane’s Problematic Donnokkhoum to Nakhuay Road to be Expedited

Authorities in Vientiane Capital hope to resolve the problems facing construction of a new road stretching from Donnokkhoum to Nakhuay villages, connecting to the 450 Years Road in Saysettha District.More ...

Vientiane Times

Motorists warned to avoid Kasy-Nan road

Road users are being warned to avoid the section of road running from Kasy district, Vientiane province to Nan district in Luang Prabang province which has become slippery and affected by landslides. Director of Vientiane provincial Public Works and Transport Department, Mr Soumountha Somchanmavong told ...

Vientiane Times

Nation’s aviation sector requires greater transparency, Assembly hears

National Assembly (NA) members have proposed for the circumstances around the business of the national civil aviation to be opened for the Assembly through the enforcement of the Law on Civil Aviation. National Committee on civil aviation security, drone management were also among the top ...

Somxay Sengdara

Vice Premier Urges No Shortcomings Occur with Laos-China Railway Project

(KPL) Vice Premier Bounthong Chitmany has urged military and police officers serving on the Laos-China Construction Project to make sure that there are no shortcomings occurring with the project.More ...


Capital’s Bus Rapid Transit project set to appoint foreign consultants

Vientiane Sustainable Urban Transport Project (VSUTP) has initiated procedures to sign a foreign consultant to improve parts of the planned Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project.More ...

Vientiane Times

Milestone reached on Sino-Lao railway

Builders began to lay the first steel truss complex on Friday on Yuanjiang Railway Bridge-which has the tallest bridge pier in the world and the longest span between two piers-on the Chinese section of the 925.5-kilometer China-Laos railway, a major project in the Belt and ...

Mo Hong'e

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