One of the lowest population densities in Asia, at 19 persons per square km, and an estimated population of only 5.4 million people, belies the fact that Laos is home..
Vientiane capital is located in Xaisomboun special zone. Special zone Xaisomboun was separated from a part of Vientiane and Xieng Khouang provinces in 1994 and on January 13, 2006, this..
Lao People’s Democratic Republic is located deep in the Southeast Asian region. With an area of 236,000 km2, the entire territory of Laos runs along the Mekong River, with 8..
Laos is in the process of building and developing the People’s Democratic regime, creating a premise for step by step to socialism. Currently, Laos follow single-party mode. The Laos Revolutionary..
Coming to Laos – the land of Champa flowers, one can see the clear imprints of Buddhist culture on the life of the people of Laotian. Not only in the..
In Laotian families, house chores among man and woman are different in each ethnic groups, each region is slightly different. But basically these are split by gender and age. In..
Most families in Laos are involved in farming. Members of households work the land together, with a division of labour by gender. In wet rice cultivation, men plow and prepare..
Recorded Laotian history begins with Fa Ngum, the ruler who founded the first Laotian state, Lan Xang (“Kingdom of the Million Elephants”), with the help of the Khmer sovereign at..
Boun That Luang, or simply “That Luang” for short, is one of the most important of national public holidays. It is a Buddhist celebration centred around the That Luang, the..