VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Magic of the Mask, a performing arts piece comprising theatre, dance and live music, delighted packed houses that turned up to watch the innovative performance in Vientiane earlier this month.
Directed by Maria Lexa from the USA, the two-night show was a collaboration and vibrant cultural exchange featuring Lao and Japanese dancers and American musicians who performed at FangLao’s Black Box venue.
TOKYO (The Straits Times/ANN) - Japan is keeping up with its efforts to get countries around the world to exert maximum pressure on North Korea, citing its lack of concrete commitment to achieve denuclearisation.
While the two Koreas are back on talking terms, Japan is keeping up its push for countries around the world to exert maximum pressure on the North.
CHIANG RAI PROVINCE, Thailand (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The first dialogue meeting of the Pakbaeng Hydropower Project on the Mekong River yesterday took place to further react with the recommendations raised by the Mekong River Commission in regards to the PNPCA process of the project.
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Residents of the capital have probably noticed two distinctive buses running on main roads offering sightseeing services around Vientiane’s iconic landmarks.
While tour buses overseas are often constructed without roofs, the local climate dictates that the Trolley Bus Tour of Laos is covered to protect passengers from rain and strong sunlight but the vehicles are windowless to let visitors take in the city’s sights and smells.