Thursday, April 2, 2020

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...

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Laos Has The Youngest Population In S.E. Asia

The Lao PDR has a younger population than any country in Southeast Asia, with nearly 60%  below the age of 25 years, and...

100 Trained On Agro Processing

(KPL) Around 100 people representing central agencies and local authorities have been trained on agro product processing. Held at the training centre of the...

Govt satisfied with Visit Laos Year 2018 campaign

Laos ran a successful Visit Laos Year 2018 campaign to attract tourists from around Laos and other countries, which saw visitor numbers increase significantly...

Energy Efficient Data Center Handed Over To Local Ministry

(KPL) The Laos Energy Efficient Data Center (LEED) has been handed over to the Ministry of Science and Technology. The handover ceremony took place on...

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...

Laos is targeting modern production methods in the nation’s agricultural development strategy

The government is targeting modern production methods in the nation’s agricultural development strategy to help push forward its policy agenda on food security and...

SCG Muangthong To Play Friendly Match Against Lao National Team

(KPL) SCG Muang Thong United, a leading football club in Thailand will take on Lao National Team for a friendly match at the National Sport...

Buddhist Conclave Promotes Buddhism Related Tourism

Soukthavy Thephavong (KPL) The International Buddhist Conclave 2018 was held in New Delhi, India on Aug 23 to promote culture tourism, especially ancient Buddhist...

Long Caravan Heads To Viengxay

Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Bosengkham Vongdara delivers remarks at the opening ceremony for the caravan en route to Viengxay in Vientiane on...

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Gyeongsangbuk-d, A Heritage Province Of South Korea

Gyeongju's traditional villages (KPL) Over 60,000 tourists visited Gyeongsangbuk-do province, South Korea during the autumn and winter of 2018. Out of the 60,000 tourists, 12,000 people...

Singapore non-governmental organisation to support child education project

A Singapore non-governmental organisation (NGO), Radion International, will support child protection and development in Laos. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the project...

Construction of the Laos-China rail link will be complete in 2021

Construction of the Laos-China rail link will be complete in 2021 but this railway will not be connected to the Thai rail network until...

Hyundai Donates US$ 100,000 For Flood Relief In Laos

(KPL) Hyundai Motors has donated US$ 100,000 to help flood relief efforts in provinces across Laos. The handover ceremony was held in Vientiane Capital on...

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...

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 courses. Two institutes, Rattana Business Administration College (RBAC) and Sengsavanh Administration...

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Tour Shanghai To See The Glory Of Tower And Colourful Night

Shanghai tower at night on July 20 2018 (photo by Khamla)  By Khamla Phanouvong (KPL) A group of journalists from Asia and Africa was organised a...

Construction of the Laos-China rail link will be complete in 2021

Construction of the Laos-China rail link will be complete in 2021 but this railway will not be connected to the Thai rail network until...

Govt works towards a better business environment

Lao authorities have adopted measures that will allow easier access to credit and give added protection to minority investors in moves set to improve...

4th World Water Valley Forum Held In Laos

(KPL) Hohai University of China in cooperation with the Industry and Commerce Bank of China Vientiane Branch and the National University of Laos held...

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,...

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National Team Loses 2-0 To Muangthong United In Friendly Match

(KPL) The Lao National Football Team lost 2-0 to Thai football club SCG Muangthong United in a friendly match on Aug 31. The match, played...

Laos, China ink US$4.5 million deal on cooperation projects

The Lao and Chinese governments have signed a funding agreement designed to finance a range of projects under the Mekong-Lancang cooperation framework. Deputy Minister of Foreign...

Malaysia Donates US$ 100,000 To Aid Flood Victims In Laos

Malaysian Ambassador to the Lao PDR Mr. Mohd Aini Atan met with Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Dr. Khampheng Saysompheng to inform the minister...

More Australian Students Choose Laos For Unique Learning Experience

(KPL) Strong people-to-people and educational links between Australia and Laos continue to grow, with a new group of Australian students choosing to undertake educational experiences...

PM to visit Brunei to strengthen bilateral cooperation

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith will lead government officials on an official visit to Brunei from February 16-17. The two-day visit by Mr Thongloun and his...

PM’s visit: Germany pledges to help Laos banish poverty

Germany has pledged to increase assistance to Laos for the development of agriculture and the processing industry, to help Laos graduate from Least Developed Country...

Prioritise tourism to drive growth, minister advises

The government should continue to prioritise tourism and involve all ministries and local administrations in the promotion of tourism to drive growth, a minister has...

GMS Countries Discus Fighting Illegal Wildlife Trade

Representatives of Greater Mekong Sub-region-GMS- namely Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand met in Oudomxay, a northern province of Laos, in late August to...

4th World Water Valley Forum Held In Laos

(KPL) Hohai University of China in cooperation with the Industry and Commerce Bank of China Vientiane Branch and the National University of Laos held the...