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Rock singer steps into meatball business

From success as a singer, Olar from the Black Eyes is now stepping out into the business world by starting up a meatball shop.

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- Fish-a-plenty as water levels fall; but for how long, locals ask?
Many kinds of aquatic life can be found in the Nam Lik river, which then in turn flows into the Nam Ngum on its way downstream to meet the Mekong south of Vientiane. More >>>
- Dedicating life to charity
Dedicating one's own property and money to non-profitable charity work is not what everyone would do but the family of Mr Bounteum Sibounheuang has been doing this for 28 years. More >>>
- Once a factory worker, now China's richest woman
While shattering glass ceilings in a rags-to-riches story has earned Zhou Qunfei the title of China's richest woman, it is not without irony that her meteoric rise to success is built on manufacturing glass itself.Once a poor factory worker in southern ... More >>>
- A farmer's life doesn't end in retirement
Many people don't want their parents to do any work after they retire because by that time most people are quite old, but if you ask retirees themselves, the majority say they don't want to sit at home doing nothing. More >>>
- Paxaniyom: Authentic taste of original Lao coffee
Bei ng served with the special taste of original local coffee and sitting in an old wooden house bereft of decoration, Paxaniyom coffee shop provides coffee aficionados with a sense of turning bac k the clock some 50 years. More >>>
- Tattoos leave behind unintended consequences
Animal images, Chinese characters, Buddha images, artistic designs and flowers are common forms of tattoos for those interested in body art in Laos. Some hide them behind clothing while others like to expose them to the public. More >>>
- Tropical storm results in crowded classrooms
The generosity of the general public will be further sought to help with reconstruction work at Bo-O Lower Secondary School, I realised, when I paid a visit to the school badly damaged by a tropical storm last month. More >>>
- Sweet and sour hospital experience
Better wards can ensure complete rest and recovery for patients before and after operations. With more than 10 people in one small room it seems to be an unhealthy environment not only for patients, but also for those who look after them. More >>>
- River offers fruitful hunting ground for local lads
Children often struggle to find meaningful occupations as they have not yet set any goals to pursue and so end up hanging around the house after school or helping their family with some kind of menial work. More >>>
- Donations still needed for storm victims
It's more than a week since a storm lashed Hadxaifong district, but those who suffered in the squall still need assistance. More >>>
- Sopcham a village for lovers of Lao silk
With their old lands to be inundated, in the 2000s the villagers of Sopcham packed up their community and relocated. More >>>
- Life is good in Nator Yai
Three years after being relocated, more than 300 people living in Nator Yai village in Xayaboury district, Xayaboury province now don't have to worry about healthcare and education as they did previously. More >>>

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