Wednesday, January 29, 2020

IFC Continues To Support Lao PDR To Improve Investment Climate, Promote Sustainable And Inclusive Growth

(KPL) IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is accelerating its support to the Lao government in improving the climate for investment and...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

Workshop Secluded For SME’s Access To Finance Discussion

(KPL) International Finance Corporation - IFC - a member of World Bank Group, will host a large-scale workshop for representatives of small and medium...

Lao, Vietnamese presidents agree to further strengthen ties

Laos and Vietnam have agreed to further their great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation with the signing of nine cooperation agreements. The agreements were...

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...

TK Entertainment Releases 12 New Albums

(KPL) TK Entertainment, a local record label, has released 12 new singles and albums for local fans. The debut was held in Vientiane Capital on...

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...

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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...

IFC Continues To Support Lao PDR To Improve Investment Climate, Promote Sustainable And Inclusive Growth

(KPL) IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is accelerating its support to the Lao government in improving the climate for investment and...

Laos-China counting on cooperation in statistics

China plans to support Laos in the field of statistics aiming to develop the capacity and knowledge of local government officials as part of...

Japan fills hole in Laos’ oral health services

The Japanese government has provided grant assistance worth more than 2.7 billion kip (US$320,997) to improve oral and dental health services in Vientiane and...

New roads set to improve trade, living standards

Motorists should enjoy reduced travel times in the capital when the construction of road links between the That Luang marsh area and other roads...

Tariff cuts have no significant impact on revenue collection

The government is still expecting the customs sector to play a key role in generating income even though Laos has eliminated import tariffs on most goods from Asean member countries. According to information from the Ministry...

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Liupanshui City Develops Tourism And Agriculture Industries To Alleviate Poverty

By Khamla Phanouvong(KPL) Liupanshui, a city in southwest China’s Guizhou Province is developing tourism and agriculture industries to effectively alleviate poverty.Over 4,000 residents now...

Consultation meeting on the National Population and Development Policy (2019-2030)

(KPL) The consultation meeting on the draft National Population and Development Policy (2019-2030) was organized in Vientiane Capital on 22 August 2018. It was...

Germany backs Laos’ efforts to fulfil Sustainable Development Goals

Germany has agreed to provide more than 487 billion kip (50 million Euro) to deepen cooperation with Laos as the country moves forward to...

Vientiane authorities have frozen land sales and transfers in Dongdok village and surrounding areas

Vientiane authorities have frozen land sales and transfers in Dongdok village and surrounding areas after the National University of Laos filed a claim stating...

PM Highly Values Nam Theun II Achievements

  (KPL) Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has considered the mega hydropower development project, the Nam Theun II Dam, as a good example in terms of...

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Winners Of ‘Visit Laos Year 2018’ Collection Announced

(KPL) Lao Fashion Week announced on Tuesday Mr Phonepaseuth Sengmanyvong as the top winner of ‘Visit Laos Year 2018’ Collection. Mr Phonepaseuth, a leading Lao young...

Laos endorses green growth strategy

The government has endorsed the National Green Growth Strategy with policymakers believing the state intervention will help to maintain strong, inclusive and sustainable economic growth. ...

Wildfires in Laos and neighbouring countries are causing dangerous levels of air pollution in many regions of Laos

Wildfires in Laos and neighbouring countries are causing dangerous levels of air pollution in many regions of Laos, especially in the capital. Director General of...

12-Year-old Thavisinh From Laos Puts In A Stellar Performance At International Football Event

(KPL) The 6th Gazprom Football for Friendship International Championship participated by Thavisinh Phichit from Laos was held at the Sapsan Arena Stadium in Moscow. Thavisinh...

Health sector check-up reveals good progress

Ministry of Health officials from around the country met for their annual meeting in Vientiane yesterday to review progress in the sector and discuss plans...

Remarks By Ambassador Nguyen Ba Hung On the Occasion of the 73 rd National Day of the Occasion of the 73rd the Socialist...

Sabaidee! Dear Laotian comrades and friends, On the occasion of the 73rd National Day of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam (2 September 1945 – 2 September...

Officials review 2018 tourism success, plan for 2019

Officials from information, culture and tourism sectors across the country met yesterday in Vientiane to assess last year’s accomplishments and outline plans for 2019. Minister of...

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 Ministry...

WEF: PM Thongloun Highlights Challenges Of Industry 4.0 Revolution

(KPL) Addressing the 27th World Economic Forum ASEAN held in Hanoi, Vietnam on Sep 12, PM Thongloun Sisoulith raised challenges and opportunities amid era of...