Sunday, May 26, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...