7 February 2019

University drives out disruptive entertainment venues  

- France to help protect Laos’ cultural heritage
A French aid organisation has expressed its intention to help the Lao government protect heritage sites and infrastructure in Savannakhet and Champassak provinces. Director General of the Heritage Department, under the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Thongbay Phothisan, said yesterday that
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- US funds education about UXO dangers
More than 523,000 children in primary schools across the country are set to benefit from the ‘Comprehensive Mine Risk Education in Laos’ project funded by the United States’ Department of State. World Education Inc. and the Ministry of Education and Sports yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to
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- Single window customs system to facilitate import-export
The government will introduce a single window customs system in the coming weeks to facilitate import and export procedures, which it is envisaged will help to improve the overall business environment. Vehicle importers will be the first group to benefit from the Lao National Single Window (LNSW), the Ministry of Finance said in its Decision.
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- University drives out disruptive entertainment venues
The National University of Laos has removed some entertainment venues located too close to its campus and authorities have been continually monitoring other target venues with a view to relocating them. The university partnered with local officials last year to establish a system for inspecting restaurants, ... More >>>

- Hairdressing jobs earmarked for Lao citizens only
The government insists that jobs relating to hair styling for men and women will remain the preserve of Lao nationals as designated by law, despite the many establishments currently being operated by foreign nationals. Local authorities need to continue the established system of inspections to ... More >>>

- Repair of damaged irrigation systems more than half complete
The repair and upgrade of 242 irrigation schemes around the country is 60-70 percent complete in readiness for dry season crops. The government has allocated 35 billion kip for the work, which is expected to be fully complete by the end of this month, according to a report on Lao National Radio. . More >>>

Community vigilance required to stop the spread of dengue
Health authorities have indicated that the prevalence of dengue fever is on the rise and have urged families and villages to play a more pivotal role in stopping its spread.“The cooperation of villagers in openly reporting outbreaks and taking measures to remove mosquito breeding grounds is required if we are to properly ..  More >>>

- Vangvieng adjusts service fees for tourists
Vangvieng district in Vientiane province is expecting an influx of tourists during Visit Laos-China Year and is working to ensure that services and facilities are well managed and make a good impression on visitors. Authorities have given advice to business operators about improving the quality of their services and ..  More >>>


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Newest address for fine dining in Vientiane
Khao poon cheo khing - noodles served with a ginger sauce – is becoming popular in Vientiane as it is both a tasty dish as well as healthy. This dish is a huge hit, especially at lunch time, with office-goers, families and friends.. ...
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