Cross-border trade, tourism promoted

Cross-border trade and tourism are being promoted at Baan Khao Din border checkpoint in Sa Kaeo province which has been upgraded to permanent status. The Department of Foreign Trade, under the Ministry of Commerce, has confirmed that the checkpoint in Khlong Hat district of Sa Kaeo province has been upgraded to a permanent one from […]

ACC Secretary-General and Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism meet

ACC Secretary-General Chen Dehai says he looks forward to closer cooperation and coordination between the Tourism Ministry of Cambodia and ACC, especially in co-organizing the two flagship projects of Tourism Chinese Language Training and Tourism Capacity Building, in a bid to develop the traditional friendship and strengthen mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries. Secretary […]

Myanmar, China raise efforts to develop tourism industries

Myanmar and China are taking big steps to develop each other`s tourism industries. China Eastern Airlines yesterday launched Hohhot? Kunming? Yangon flights and will deploy a Boeing 737-800 aircraft with a seating capacity of 184 for the new service. This will operate from Yangon International Airport three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, […]

Myanmar-Thai No.2 Friendship Bridge to open on March 19th

Myanmar-Thai (Myawaddy-Mae Soat) No.2 Friendship Bridge, which will connect the economic corridor among Greater Mekong sub-region, will be opened on March 19th. State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-O-Cha will be attending the opening ceremony of the bridge. Shwe Lin, Chairman of Bridge Opening Committee who is also […]

AirAsia now connects Laos to 130 destinations

  AirAsia, named the World’s Best Low-Cost Airline for 10 years running by Skytrax, has continued to introduce direct flights to Laos and now connects the country to 130 destinations across its Southeast Asia and Asian networks.   AirAsia currently serves flights to two Lao cities, Vientiane and Luang Prabang, flying routes from Vientiane-Bangkok (Don […]

China Airlines plans to add more flights to Cambodia, eyes growing tourism market

China Airlines plans to increase its services to seven daily flights, from the current five per week, to connect Phonm Penh and Taipei in Taiwan, as part of its expansion plan this year. Charles Hsu, General Manager (Cambodia) said the move to increase frequency, which begins this March, will help to improve yield and further […]

Myanmar, Thai to open No.2 Friendship Bridge in April

Myanmar-Thai(Myawaddy-Mae Soat) No.2 Friendship Bridge will be opened in the first week of April, according to the sources. The new Bridge is aimed at facilitating transport of people and goods and vehicle travel among the six member countries of the Greater Mekong sub-region: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and China. With the aim to open […]

Emirates to link Phnom Penh, Bangkok with new daily service

Dubai airline announces the plan to link Cambodian, Thai cities with new flight fro June 1. Emirates Airways will link Phnom Penh and Bangkok with a new daily service set to launch on June 1. The service from Dubai to Phnom Penh, via Bangkok, will provide passengers travelling between the capital cities of Cambodia and […]

High-Speed Rail Links Kunming and Lijiang in Yunnan Province

The People’s Republic of China launched last month a high-speed rail service between Yunnan province’s capital Kunming and Lijiang, a tourist destination and UNESCO World Heritage site. According to local news reports, the new service also connects Dali City, which will host the Mekong Tourism Forum 2019 in May, and Chuxiong Yi prefecture. Located in the southwestern […]

France to help protect Laos’ cultural heritage

A French aid organisation has expressed its intention to help the Lao government protect heritage sites and infrastructure in Savannakhet and Champassak provinces. Director General of the Heritage Department, under the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Thongbay Phothisan, said yesterday that Agence Francaise De Developpement (AFD) has sent a team of French experts […]