Monday, March 25, 2019

Wildfires in Laos and neighbouring countries are causing dangerous levels of air pollution in...

Wildfires in Laos and neighbouring countries are causing dangerous levels of air pollution in many regions of Laos, especially in the capital. Director General...

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...

The government of Japan will provide 850 million yen (about US$7.6 million) of support...

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...

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...

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...

Vientiane authorities have frozen land sales and transfers in Dongdok village and surrounding areas

Vientiane authorities have frozen land sales and transfers in Dongdok village and surrounding areas after the National University of Laos filed a claim stating...

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...

More than 4,000 people ran or walked through the streets of Vientiane on Sunday...

The runners and walkers were taking part in the 4th Vientiane International Half Marathon, one of whose goals this year was to raise...

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...

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...