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Fertiliser project to help Lao farmers

Lao Art Media and the fertiliser brand ‘Two Horses’ are offering discounted fertiliser to farmers who would otherwise find it difficult to provide their crops with the necessary nutrients. … More >>>

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Garden centre flourishes in run up to National Arbour Day

One man who has worked in landscape gardening for several years is committed to playing his part in the  … More >>>

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The well diggers

All living things, plants, animals and humans, need water to survive.  But despite an apparent abundance of water and river systems in Laos, during the dry season many 

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Tough life for student boat driver

While Luang Prabang has rightfully earned a reputation for being a delightful place to visit, the turnover of . More >>>

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Successful grower reveals secrets of his lime tree orchard

Mr Sommalath Vongkhounsy worked as a soldier and a mason before he realised that . More >>>

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My 14 days as a novice

Entering the monkhood at a temple for a few weeks is something every young Lao Buddhist must …More >>>

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Orphaned schoolgirl gets scholarship to pursue her dreams

Ms Tadam Vongphakdy, 18, a promising student from a modest background, has won a scholarship from SCG’s Sharing the Dream Project sponsored by SCG Lao. … More

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Lifestyle: Napajard, where nature’s bounty keeps poverty at bay

Maed district in Vientiane province is remote and undeveloped, with road access limited to one dirt track which is very dusty in the dry season and muddy when it’s wet. … More

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Daily hill climb to sell drinks no deterrent for pregnant mum

When I climbed up to the top of a high viewpoint in Vangvieng recently, I found that just carrying a bottle of water was heavy, but a pregnant woman makes this climb every day carrying two … More

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Flower growers see sales bloom

Laos’ capital city of Vientiane is home to an intriguing village where most of the land is brightly coloured by various blooms, as almost 80 percent of the families living here grow flowers for sale. … More

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