5.11.18 - 5.17.18



3.16.18 - 3.22.18


2.16.18 - 2.22.18

- In an interview from last year, Kulap Vilaysack gives background on why she feels Laos Angeles is necessary.  

- Black Panther director Ryan Coogler can teach Hollywood about making the industry more inclusive.  

- New business alert: Talaat Sao

- Director Dr. Steve Arounsack's documentary "Getting LAO/D" premieres on Friday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the 2018 Seattle Asian American Film Festival.

Rebecca Rusch’s journey on the Ho Chi Minh trail as captured in Blood Road opened her eyes to the millions of deadly unexploded ordnance (UXO) that still litter the Laos countryside.

- A champion mountain biker faces her toughest challenge: clearing bombs from Laos.

- Author puts Lao coroner-detective on Asian literary map. 

- For nearly three decades, the American master weaver Carol Cassidy has been working with Laotian silk weavers on the grounds of a grand old colonial mansion in Vientiane.

- Chinese company signs agreement to build elephant protection center in Laos.

- The Gibbon Experience is a good example of when tourism combines with forest conservation.

- Government moves to boost visitor numbers amid multiple challenges to sector. 

- China Southern adds Lao route to their flight paths. 

-  Khaen declared humanity’s heritage. 

Laos remakes itself as an adventure center, an evolution that serves the country and its visitors well.

- Saengthong Douangdara did a sakoo yat sai cooking demonstration on KTLA, a local LA station. Recipe can be found here