There are expats with mostly tourist-related businesses also in Luang Prabang and Vang Vieng as well as with NGOs and volunteers. There are also industries such as hydro-electric power, forestry and mining that have foreign personnel. Expat life in Laos certainly has some limitations when compared to Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia or Bali perhaps, but there are some aspects forex trading course dubai international airport this country that make it unique. Alliance International Medical Centre is a joint venture between Wattana Hospital in Nongkhai and Honda with a clinic in the Honda Complex a little before Wattay Airport entrance.
Open Monday to Saturday 8 am to 8 pm. Thai-trained English-speaking staff on hand and positive feedback from local expats. For life-threatening emergencies and surgical operations, it’s best to cross the Mekong River and go to one of the Thai hospitals in Nongkhai, Udonthani or Bangkok. Officials at the Friendship Bridge between Vientiane and Nongkhai, open from 6 am to 10 pm, will usually allow after hours travel for medical emergencies. There are not that many activities and little entertainment that foreigners might expect to find, depending of course on where they lived before. Vientiane may just fit the bill! Socially it could be boring if one mixes only with other expatriates.
Asian cities and of course elsewhere. The Lao people are extremely friendly and hospitable and there are far worse places one could choose to live in SE Asia. Friendship Bridge but an extension to the city is in progress. Houses come in many styles, from traditional Lao-style wooden ones with very basic plumbing, all the way to Western style ‘mansions’ built for letting to foreigners. Prices therefore range between a few hundred dollars per year to thousands.