Wednesday, March 20, 2019

4th World Water Valley Forum Held In Laos

(KPL) Hohai University of China in cooperation with the Industry and Commerce Bank of China Vientiane Branch and the National University of Laos held...

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...

Public, Private Sectors Join Hands Improving Investment Climate

(KPL) Representatives of the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) joined in Vientiane those from the...

New JICA Volunteers Visit Japan Embassy

(KPL) Eleven new Japanese volunteers dispatched to Laos on Feb 4 paid a courtesy call to Mr Kuno Kazuhiro, Minister of Japan to the...

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...

Govt commits to further reform, improved business climate

The government has committed to continued efforts in improving the nation’s business climate as it plans to diversify the economic base and secure sustainable...

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...

Central bank urged to stabilise the kip

The Bank of the Lao PDR must introduce more concrete measures to keep the value of the kip stable, otherwise the country will face...

Lao PDR’s Macroeconomic Stability Amidst Uncertainty

  (KPL) Economic growth in the Lao PDR is estimated at 6.5 per cent in 2018 down from 6 9 per cent in 2017, in...

Authorities announce bush fire prevention strategies

The government is on bush fire alert as temperatures rise and the country’s forests become drier. The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, which is...