Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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...

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...

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...

Oudomxay rolls out welcome mat for tourists

Oudomxay provincial authorities are accelerating infrastructure developments to make the province a more viable tourism destination through improved access. Authorities are building facilities at many...

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...

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...

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...

Dozens fail to declare acceptance of expressway compensation

More than 100 people who will lose land and other property when the planned expressway is built through Vientiane did not declare their intention...

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...