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Ant Egg Omelet

Red ant egg omelet, tomato chutney, Dok Khare, and steamed sticky rice for breakfast in Vientiane, Laos.

Larb Pa Tong

Larb Pa Tong (Lao Fish Tartare using Spotted Featherback fish) with fish soup for lunch in Vientiane, Laos. There were a plate of vegetables and sticky rice on the side to go with the main two dishes.

EU Food Festival to take place on Saturday

(KPL) The 2nd European Food Festival will be held on Saturday, May 11, at Chao Anouvong Park in Vientiane Capital to mark the 63rd birth anniversary of the European Union and promote European food, trade and investment in the Lao PDR.

Vientiane to control insecticide use

(KPL) Vientiane Capital is expected to impose measures to control the use of insecticide following overuse of chemical substance by local farmers in suppressing insect infestation. The Natural Resources and Environment Service of Vientiane Capital convened a meeting last week, drawing heads of Agriculture and Forestry Offices from nine districts within the capital city to

Goods prices during Pi Mai celebration slightly rise

(KPL) The prices of cattle meats and vegetables during the celebration of Pi Mai 2556 B.E increased slightly compared to common day. Before the Lao New Year celebration, Ministry of Industry and Commerce announced the Provincial Industry and Commerce Services countrywide to monitor and control the fluctuation of consumer goods prices in their local markets.

The Lao government announces a ban on illegal cattle export

The Lao government has announced a ban on cattle export due to costly beef prices in domestic market. A number of cattle, especially those in border provinces, had been exported to neigbouring countries in recent years. As a result, cattle supply in the country had declined causing a rocket rise in beef prices.

The Lao government announces a ban on illegal cattle export

The Lao government has announced a ban on cattle export due to costly beef prices in domestic market. A number of cattle, especially those in border provinces, had been exported to neigbouring countries in recent years. As a result, cattle supply in the country had declined causing a rocket rise in beef prices.

Officials to control the price of meat in Vientiane

Vientiane authorities have asked officials to draw up a budget for the purchase of sufficient livestock, especially buffaloes and cattle, to create a reserve supply of meat for when market conditions cause prices to rise sharply.