Monday, October 21, 2019

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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New project aiming to enhance child protection

The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare and RADION International officially agreed on Friday to support capacity building for child protection and development in...

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...

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...

Public, Private Sectors Join Hands Improving Investment Climate

(KPL) Representatives of the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) joined in Vientiane those from the...

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...

Two new Savannakhet bridges heading for May handover

The new Xekoumkam and Xethamuak bridges along National Road No. 9 in Savannakhet province are approaching 80 percent completion with the official in charge...

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...

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...

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...

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Southern provinces debate cooperation in Triangle Development Area

Officials from Saravan, Champassak, Xekong, and Attapeu provinces met in Saravan province on Wednesday to discuss cooperation with Cambodia and Vietnam in the Triangle...

Malaysia Committed To Enhance Education Cooperation With Laos

(KPL) Malaysia is committed to enhance cooperation with the Lao PDR on education, youth and sports.    The statement was made by Ambassador of Malaysia...

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...

WEF Advocates Multilateral Trading System, 4th Industrial Revolution

(Xinhua/KPL) The World Economic Forum (WEF) strongly believes in and focuses all efforts on maintaining the multilateral trading system and promoting the fourth industrial...

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,...

Long-suffering residents call for completion of road works

People living alongside a 9.4-km road that is in the process of being upgraded have taken to social media to express their dissatisfaction with the perpetual clouds of dust that engulf them while the road...

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Namha ASEAN Heritage Park Promotes Bamboo VCD Along Buffer Zone

By Souvanhpheng   (KPL) Bamboo is an important non-timber forest product (NTFP) in the context of the livelihood of the poor in the Lao PDR. Next to...

Govt commits to further reform, improved business climate

The government has committed to continued efforts in improving the nation’s business climate as it plans to diversify the economic base and secure sustainable...

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...

Lao Fashion Week Pushes Lao Fashion Towards International Stage

(KPL) The Lao Fashion Week, known as the most prestigious international fashion event in Laos, helps push the Lao fashion towards international stage. “From...

Maharashtra’s Ajanta Caves – A Well-known Destination In India

Soukthavy Thephavong (KPL)  Ajanta caves in Aurangabad District, Maharashtra State, India is a world heritage site. It has fascinated both visitors and scholars from India and...

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Champassak tempting tourists for Visit Laos-China Year

Champassak is focusing on distinctive festivities and various initiatives in a bid to lure more tourists to the southern province during Visit Laos-China Year 2019. Deputy...

Public, Private Sectors Join Hands Improving Investment Climate

(KPL) Representatives of the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) joined in Vientiane those from the private...

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...

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 system. This...

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...

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 the...

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 in...

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 compared...

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 signed...