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Google Street View to map Laos

Google Street View to map Laos

0 by / on 23/07/2014, 5:13 pm / in Internet, Technology

Google held a press conference at Don Chan Palace this morning to announce the launch of its Google Street View service in Laos. Beginning in Vientiane, the company’s special cars, mounted with 360 degree camera units, will roam the city taking panoramic snapshots so that the Google Street View Laos service can be added to Google Maps, Laos. Speaking at […]

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Lao government will not shut down social media

Lao government will not shut down social media

0 by / on 06/06/2014, 1:21 pm / in Internet, Technology

The government wants to encourage the constructive use of social media and has no policy to shut it down, senior government offices have said. However the relevant authorities are also looking at ways to restrict its inappropriate use by introducing legal documents to regulate the use of social media including Facebook – the most popular social networking site in Laos. […]

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Official Lao font to be developed by Vietnamese company

Official Lao font to be developed by Vietnamese company

2 by / on 28/03/2014, 9:22 am / in computers, Internet, Phones, Technology

The Military Telecom Corporation (Viettel) of Vietnam will help Laos research and develop a system to standardize a Lao language font for mobile devices and computers. A signing ceremony to establish the cooperation between the two sides was held in Vientiane on March 25. Viettel will reportedly fund the project, which aims at building the font system for mobile phones […]

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Lao Govt to regulate social media networks (Facebook)

Lao Govt to regulate social media networks (Facebook)

1 by / on 24/10/2013, 10:43 am / in Internet, Technology

The Lao government is drawing up regulations to govern online social media in a move to ensure internet users utilise social networking websites in a constructive manner, a senior official has said. Ministry of Post and Telecommunications E-Government Centre Director General, Mr Phonpasit Phissamay, told Vientiane Times on Tuesday new regulations that would enable officials to check on those posting […]

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Samsung Galaxy Grand the first smartphone to include Lao language

Samsung Galaxy Grand the first smartphone to include Lao language

1 by / on 16/08/2013, 10:31 am / in Phones, Technology

In response to demand by users, Samsung has released the first Smartphone with native Lao Language, the Samsung GALAXY Grand. Menus are in Lao, users can type in Lao and can read the web browser in Lao. Customers who have purchased pre-Lao language products can upgrade their Galaxy Grand with Lao firmware available on the internet. All future Samsung smartphone models […]

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Planet Sponsors Google Developer Group Event

Planet Sponsors Google Developer Group Event

0 by / on 19/07/2013, 5:53 pm / in computers, Internet, Technology

Planet sponsored this year’s Google Developer Group Vientiane (GDG Vientiane) Google Service Workshop, entitled Google Drive. Sponsoring their Wi-Fi, Planet attended the event as GDG Vientiane introduced many aspects of Google software to the Vientiane community to enhance the knowledge and benefits that can be gained by using Google. Google Drive is one of the most helpful functions within Google’s […]

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ຫນ້າ Facebook  ແລະ  ກຸ່ມ Facebook ແຕກຕ່າງກັນແນວໃດ?

ຫນ້າ Facebook ແລະ ກຸ່ມ Facebook ແຕກຕ່າງກັນແນວໃດ?

0 by / on 04/07/2013, 12:45 pm / in computers, Internet, Phones, Technology

ການນໍາໃຊ້ເຟສບຸກໃນປະເທດລາວໄດ້ຂະຫຍາຍຕົວເລຶ້ອຽໆ ແລະພວກເຮົາໄດ້ສັງເກດເຫັນວ່າຫຼາຍຄົນຍັງບໍ່ເຂົ້າໃຈຢ່າງຊັດເຈນຄວາມແຕກຕ່າງກັນລະຫວ່າງຫນ້າເຟສບຸກແລະກຸ່ມເຟສບຸກ. ບໍລິສັດ 9metis ໄດ້ສ້າງ Infographic ນີ້ ເພື່ອຊ່ວຍທຸກຄົນແລະໃຫ້ທຸກຄົນຮູ້ວ່າພວກເຂົາຄວນຈະສ້າງຫນ້າເຟສບຸກຫຼືຄວນຈະສ້າງກຸ່ມເຟສບຸກ.   What’s the Difference Between a Facebook Page and a Facebook Group? Use of Facebook has grown exponentially throughout Laos but it seems that many people still do not clearly understand the difference between Facebook pages and Facebook groups. 9metis has created this Infographic to explain when best to create a group and when […]

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Lao Law on Electronic Transactions

Lao Law on Electronic Transactions

0 by / on 29/06/2013, 3:38 pm / in computers, Electronics, Internet, Technology

The Ministry of Science and Technology gave an explanation of its Law on Electronic Transactions, or E-Transactions Law, at a seminar in Vientiane on Thursday, hoping to support applicable sectors in understanding the purpose of governing electronic transactions. As the Party and the state itself are working toward modernizing the information technology sector in Laos, it is expected that electronic […]

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The New Way to Buy and Sell in Laos – www.buyselllaos.com

The New Way to Buy and Sell in Laos – www.buyselllaos.com

0 by / on 06/06/2013, 4:50 pm / in computers, Internet, Technology

A new online marketplace has just been launched which should make trading secondhand items in Laos more convenient and reliable, whilst offering greater functionality than Facebook groups. The website, Buy Sell Laos, offers a huge range of products that are easy to find. Everyone knows the old adage, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure”, and this rings true for […]

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Released In Vientiane

Samsung Galaxy S4 Released In Vientiane

0 by / on 15/05/2013, 4:43 pm / in Phones, Technology

The representative office of the Thai Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd has unveiled Samsung Galaxy S4 in Vientiane Capital aiming to ease increasing demand of smart phone customers in the Capital. The debut for Samsung Galaxy S4 took place at the Lao Mobile Group in Vientiane Capital on May 10. The Samsung Galaxy S4 is currently available for sale in several […]

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