Friday, August 23, 2019

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...

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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...

Laos Kids Shine At Football For Friendship Programme In Russia

-Young Footballer Participates in the Grand Opening Ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2018- ( (KPL) The Sixth season of Football for Friendship (F4F) Programme...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Regulation

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...

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...

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...

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...

PM pushes for Bruneian investment

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has told ministries to be proactive in attracting investment from Brunei Darussalam after learning that companies in the oil-rich country...

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 in Borikhamxay, Khammuan, and Savannakhet provinces. The grant contract was signed yesterday...

Mining

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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 departments...

French Cooperation Remains Deeply Involved In French Speaking Bilingual Classes

Vientiane summer school, training in the use of song in language classes at Vientiane Plaza (KPL) The summer of 2018 will have been very eventful for...

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 26...

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...

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 14...

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...

Public Private Mix Network Expanded to Improve Malaria Control in Laos

(KPL) The Lao PDR Centre for Malaria, Parasitology, and Entomology’s (CMPE) 2016-2020 National Strategy to control and eliminate malaria, the fifth such strategy to eliminate...

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 Prime...

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...