Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tourism is the key factor to green growth

Protection of the country’s national parks and cultural traditions will be strengthened with the government’s commitment to the National Green Growth Strategy. The 2030...

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Sikhottabong Festival

Venue: Khammuan Province Duration: in February (or the third lunar month of the Lao calendar) (KPL) Sikhottabong Stupa festival is held annually during the full moon...

UK Renews Its Support For UXO Clearance In Laos

Mark Field, Minister for Asia and the Pacific of the United Kingdom (KPL) During my very recent first visit to Laos, I was briefed...

Laos, Brunei highly value bilateral ties

Visiting Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah have said they highly value the friendly relations and cooperation between their...

Oudomxay rolls out welcome mat for tourists

Oudomxay provincial authorities are accelerating infrastructure developments to make the province a more viable tourism destination through improved access. Authorities are building facilities at many...

Ministry, World Bank strengthen partnership in education

The Ministry of Education and Sports and the World Bank have strengthened ties and renewed cooperation in improving standards and outcomes in Laos’ education...

State agencies urged to comply with procurement law

State agencies that intend to spend more than 5 million kip of state funds must put project contracts up for bid, according to the...

Relief Items Presented To Flood Affected Families In Attapeu

(KPL) Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Khampheng Xaysompheng on Tuesday presented relief items donated by public members and local and international organisations to...

Lower Mother Mortality Rate Recorded Last Year

(KPL) Last year witnessed a reduction in mother mortality rate to 129 from 151 recorded in 2017, according to a report of the Ministry...

Malaysia Holds “Study In Malaysia Education Fair 2018”

(KPL) The Embassy of Malaysia in Vientiane, the Lao PDR in collaboration with Education Malaysia held the “Study in Malaysia Education Fair 2018” at...

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Asian Journalists Have Study Tour In China On Belt And Road Initiative

(KPL) Editors and senior journalists from 11 Asean, South Asian and East Asian countries located along Belt and Road economic corridors joined a study...

Australia approves AUD4.5 million for business, trade improvement

Laos is now actively working to improve the business environment and facilitate trade as part of supporting the government’s policy to improve the ease...

Chifeng, New Owner Of Sepon Mine, Provides Rescue Tools To Savannakhet Province and Vilabouly District

(KPL) Chifeng Jilong Gold Mining, commonly known as Chifeng, the new owner of Lane Xang Mineral Limited’s Sepon mine on Aug 31 presented two...

The government has made a firm commitment to roll out its green growth strategy

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Mr Somdy Duangdy, yesterday chaired a national level meeting to discuss ways to put the strategy, which...

Authorities announce bush fire prevention strategies

The government is on bush fire alert as temperatures rise and the country’s forests become drier. The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, which is...

Asian Journalists Have Study Tour In China On Belt And Road Initiative

(KPL) Editors and senior journalists from 11 Asean, South Asian and East Asian countries located along Belt and Road economic corridors joined a study tour in China under the theme Deepening Cooperation between China and...

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Inactive investors to lose land concession licences

The government has given the green light for state agencies to revoke land concession licences held by investors who fail to develop state land...

Children Call For Brighter Future for Every Child

(KPL) The Government of Lao PDR, represented by the Deputy Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone, UNICEF Representative, Mr Octavian Bivol, representatives of development partners, about...

PM: Downsize state organisations, cut civil servant numbers

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith yesterday told the Ministry of Home Affairs to speed up work to downsize state organisations after learning that many state...

Guizhou Is Leading The Way As Example Of Poverty Alleviation Through Tourism

By Morag Hobbs (People's Daily Online) If you build it, they will come. The phrase could not be more apt than for the city of...

Int’l WeloveU Foundation Aids Victims in Attapeu

(KPL) Over 70 volunteers of the International WeloveU Foundation conducted charity activities in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province in the aftermath of the Xepian-Xe Nam...

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Lower Mother Mortality Rate Recorded Last Year

(KPL) Last year witnessed a reduction in mother mortality rate to 129 from 151 recorded in 2017, according to a report of the Ministry of...

Private education institutes to resume bachelor degree courses

Education authorities have given approval for some private colleges to raise their status to private education institutes so they can recommence bachelor and higher level...

Korea has approved US$15 million (over 128 billion kip) to implement a flood recovery programme in Attapeu province

The government of the Republic of Korea has approved US$15 million (over 128 billion kip) to implement a flood recovery programme and assist the people...

Market to decide 5G service in Laos: telecom official

The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications will rely on market mechanisms to decide whether the country will launch a 5G service, according to a ministry...

Laos and Vietnam will continue cooperation in the areas of media, printing and personnel development, as well as in information and communications

An agreement on the continuation of cooperation was signed in Vientiane recently by Laos’ Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Prof. Dr Bosengkham Vongdara, and...

A Send-off Reception Hosted In Honour Of Japanese Scholarship Awardees

(KPL) Ambassador of Japan to the Lao PDR, Mr Takeshi Hikihara hosted a send-off reception for students who have won Japanese Government scholarship programmes, Japan...

Guizhou Is Leading The Way As Example Of Poverty Alleviation Through Tourism

By Morag Hobbs (People's Daily Online) If you build it, they will come. The phrase could not be more apt than for the city of Liupanshui...

The government of Japan will provide 850 million yen (about US$7.6 million) of support to flood recovery effort

The government of Japan will provide 850 million yen (about US$7.6 million) for Laos in support of activities to help communities around the country that...

Luang Prabang Film Festival Opens Call For 2018 Talent Lab, Led By Tribeca Film Institute

(KPL) The Luang Prabang Film Festival (LPFF) has announced that it is accepting  applications for its 2018 Talent Lab, led by Tribeca Film Institute® (TFI). The...