Monday, June 24, 2019

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...

French government has provided grant assistance of over 14 billion kip (EUR 1.5 million)...

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...

Korea has approved US$15 million (over 128 billion kip) to implement a flood recovery...

The government of the Republic of Korea has approved US$15 million (over 128 billion kip) to implement a flood recovery programme and assist the...

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...

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...

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...

City urged to speed up urban planning

The cabinet has instructed Vientiane authorities to speed up zoning for the development of different areas of the capital so that management of the...

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...

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...

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...