Monday, April 22, 2019

Loguide App Wins Samsung Tech Institute 2018

(KPL) Samsung Tech Institute 2018 announced on Friday Loguide App as the winner of the project themed “Promoting Tourism in Laos”. Loguide App has been developed by...

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Thai Products Promoted In Laos

(KPL) Over 50 producers and entrepreneurs from southern provinces of Thailand have participated in the Southern Thailand Best Product @ Vientiane event held in...

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...

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...

R. Korea Extents Help To Children With Heart Problems

Minister Khampheng Xaysompheng, centre right, receives donation from Mrs Park soon-ja, Chairman,  R. Korea’s National Assembly Land Infrastructure and Transport Committee (Vientiane, Nov 12,...

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...

PM Meets R. Korean President Moon Jae-in

  PM Thongloun Sisoulith, right, shakes hands with R. Korea President Moon Jae-in in Singapore on Nov 14, 2018 (KPL) Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on Nov...

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...

Malaysia Marks 61st National Day In Vientiane

(KPL) The Embassy of Malaysia in Vientiane, Lao PDR hosted a reception to mark the 61st National Day of Malaysia and the 52nd Anniversary...

Govt slaps heavy fines on tobacco rule violators

Producers and importers of tobacco products will be penalised with large fines and additional measures if the packages that contain their products do not...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

More than 4,000 people ran or walked through the streets of Vientiane on Sunday to raise awareness of the issues surrounding teenage pregnancy

The runners and walkers were taking part in the 4th Vientiane International Half Marathon, one of whose goals this year was to raise awareness of the need to end teenage pregnancy. Under the slogan “Girlhood...

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New JICA Volunteers Visit Japan Embassy

(KPL) Eleven new Japanese volunteers dispatched to Laos on Feb 4 paid a courtesy call to Mr Kuno Kazuhiro, Minister of Japan to the...

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...

French government has provided grant assistance of over 14 billion kip (EUR 1.5 million) to fund a tea value-chain project in Laos

The French government has provided grant assistance of over 14 billion kip (EUR 1.5 million) to fund a tea value-chain project in Laos. The...

Vice President Receives China’s Hunan People’s Congress’ Chairman

   Vice President Phankham Viphavanh, right, receives the Chairman of China’s Hunan Provincial People’s Congress Du Jiahao in Vientiane on Nov 27, 2018 (KPL) Vice President Phankham Viphavanh on Tuesday received...

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®...

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CEGGA Advisory Board Holds Meeting on Citizen Engagement

(KPL) The Advisory Board of the Programme to Promote “Citizen Engagement for Good Governance, Accountability and the Rule of Law” (CEGGA) came together for their...

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...

Govt slaps heavy fines on tobacco rule violators

Producers and importers of tobacco products will be penalised with large fines and additional measures if the packages that contain their products do not carry...

Khamphay Sana Group Celebrates 20th Anniversary

(KPL) A leading construction corporate Khamphay Sana Group on Feb 22 celebrated its 20th anniversary at its new 11-floor headquarters in Thongsangnang, Chanthaboury district, Vientiane...

Malaysia Marks 61st National Day In Vientiane

(KPL) The Embassy of Malaysia in Vientiane, Lao PDR hosted a reception to mark the 61st National Day of Malaysia and the 52nd Anniversary of...

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...

Modern new unit opens at Mittaphab Hospital

A new wing has opened at Mittaphab Hospital (Friendship Hospital) in Vientiane as part of efforts to improve the standard of healthcare and raise the...

Malaysian NGOs Donate Relief Aid For Flood Victims In Attapeu

(KPL) Malaysia’s Non-Government Organisations have provided as relief aid for the victims of the collapse of one of the five saddle dams of the Xepian-Xe...

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 the...