1 December 2020

Germany supports road repairs in Attapeu


- Laos, Vietnam bolster cooperation in foreign affairs, border control
The Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Laos and Vietnam have extended cooperation in encouraging and monitoring the implementation of collaboration in all fields over the next five years. Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Saleumxay Kommasith, and Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pham Binh Minh, on
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- Work on Nam Kong 1 dam delayed by two months
Construction of the Nam Kong 1 hydropower plant in Attapeu province is two months behind schedule after work was disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Director General of the Department of Energy Management, Ministry of Energy and Mines, Mr Bouathep Malaykham, said on Thursday during a visit to the dam that construction was now 82 percent complete. ....More >>>

- Germany supports road repairs in Attapeu
The Department of Public Works and Transport of Attapeu province on Thursday awarded three contracts for the repair of flood-damaged roads in the province under the Rehabilitation of Infrastructure South Laos project.
The project is financed by the Federal Republic of Germany through KfW Development Bank with a grant of about 114 billion kip (more than US$12 million). ....More >>>

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- Study results on Laos’ montane forest shared
Officials will be better able to carry out their work after attending a workshop last week titled “Current Knowledge on Montane Forest in Laos”. The main purpose of the workshop was to share knowledge, experiences and the results of scientific research on biodiversity found and distributed in the montane forests.. ....More >>>

- Three men arrested over robbery, assault at temple
Two men and a monk novice suspected of theft at Nongtaeng Temple in Sikhottabong district, Vientiane, have been arrested by police. Deputy Head of the district Public Security Office, Lieutenant Colonel Sonephet Phichit, told reporters the robbery occurred at the beginning of November. .....More >>>

- Asean ministerial meeting debates natural disaster management
Laos will continue to conduct initiatives to strengthen national capacities in responding to disasters, both nationally and regionally. The Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, . ....More >>>

- Women’s support group reinforces message on ending violence against females
Rural people know little about the Law on the Development and Protection of Women and it is not enforced in their communities, so domestic violence continues, ....More >>>

- Covid-19 pandemic endangering nutrition, survival of young children
The current Covid-19 pandemic poses serious risks to the nutritional status and survival of young children in Laos, with subsequent long-term impacts on the growth, . ....More >>>

- China expands its arsenal in COVID battle Stringent monitoring of cold-chain food imports and the fine-tuning of...More >>>

- Shanghai exchange unveils copper futures product Bonded copper futures open to overseas investors started trading at the...More >>>

- Flamingos first spotted in N.E. Yunnan Flamingos were first spotted at Nian Lake, northeast Yunnan's Huize County ...More >>>

- Chinese premier urges efforts to consolidate economic recovery Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for more effective and...More >>>

- Dali residents happier with a cleaner 'mother lake As the sunset glow reflected on rippling Erhai Lake, visitors and shutterbugs...More >>>





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Bokeo chamber to boost cooperation with public sector
The Bokeo Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) is looking to bolster its strategic cooperation between its members and the public sector to ...More >>>

Book exhibition promotes reading among children
A book exhibition for promoting reading among children was organised at the National Library in Vientiane yesterday....More >>>

Connectivity key for the development of Laos
Laos is working to transform itself from being land-locked to a land link within the region, in a bid to spur socio-economic development ... More >>>


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China’s Chang’e-5 probe prepares to land on moon
BEIJING (Xinhua) -- China’s Chang’e-5 probe is preparing for a soft landing on the moon to undertake the country’s first .... More >>>

What can we do to prevent a second wave of Covid-19?Fourteen more people have tested positive for Covid-19 after entering Laos on international flights. Although no cases of Covid-19 which have originated in Laos

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Taekwondo medalists delighted after championship success
Taekwondo fighters at the beginner and junior levels from 27 clubs in Vientiane and eight provinces took part in the 9th President’s Cup Taekwondo Championship over the weekend.....More >>>



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Khoun district, a green oasis in Xieng Khuang
Whenever planning a trip, most people tend to head straight for somewhere that’s well known and often miss other interesting places along the way..... More >>>

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