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Law amendment makes changes to role of prosecutors

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1. NA supports enactment of Data Protection Law
While National Assembly (NA) members spoke in support of enacting the Law on Data Protection, many expressed confusion as to whether this law differed from the Law on ICT and Law on Cyber Crime...More >>>

2.Sustainable forest management project to increase tree cover
The Sustainable Forest Management and REDD+ Support Project will help to promote forest cover in Laos by strengthening forest management capacity. . More >>>

3. ADB supports provision of more job opportunities
The Asian Development Bank is poised to deliver technical assistance of about US$1.5 million (12 billion kip) to help Laos expand employment opportunities. More >>>

4.Law amendment makes changes to role of prosecutors
The proposed amendment to the Law on People’s Prosecutor makes changes to more than half of the law, enlarging the responsibilities of prosecutors.... More >>>

Home news
- Health ministry denies rumours of wrong diagnoses
The Ministry of Health has said that a number of reported wrong diagnoses at hospitals in Vientiane were nothing but rumours. . More >>>
- Motorbike riders deliver road safety message
Vientiane authorities are reminding road users about the importance of road safety in a bid to reduce the rising toll of accidents and save lives. . More >>>
- Authorities crack down on entertainment venues 
Authorities say that entertainment venues in Vientiane will be ordered to shut down temporarily or permanently if found to be in breach of entertainment regulations.. . More >>>
Transport staff seek to accelerate road upgrades through Korean programme
The Korean government, through a grant of US$3.5million, is supporting a detailed feasibility study and design for the upgrade of National Road No. 8 in a bid to spur development in Laos by improving road connectivity between Laos and neighbouring countries. More >>>

Manmade waterfall on course to be Vientiane province’s newest attraction
As a simply beautiful land-locked country, Laos has now become a world recognised tourist destination, and now Vientiane’s outskirts will soon have another new destination for weekend getaways.. More >>>

Poverty Eradication

Chicken farm helps rural family rise above poverty
Every family has different ways of earning a living and bettering their lot in life. Mrs Kongthong Vongphaylot in Xayaboury province chose to rear laying hens and sell their eggs to earn money. . . . More >>>

Arts & Culture

Lao media team highlights culture at regional workshop
The Lao youth team was strongly represented through its cultural performance of Lao traditional dance at the 2nd Asean Youth Workshop on Media Literacy held in Bangkok last week. . . More >>>


Perseverance brings academic success
Most people have a special talent of some kind, whether in the field of international cooperation or maybe law, but may not have the chance to develop their talents, while others climb the ladder through further education.. .More >>>


Biodiversity - What it is and why we need it
Human beings depend on biologically diverse and healthy ecosystems for their survival. But what is biodiversity? The term biodiversity is a contraction of the two words . . . More >>>


Chinese enterprises help lead Lao villagers to happier lives
VIENTIANE (Xinhua) -- In the dense forests of northern Laos, it is easy to find the vast rubber plantations of China’s Yunnan Rubber Investment Co.. The Sobtuth poppy replacement demonstration plantation zone lies in a valley at Luang Namtha province, some 360 km northwest of the capital of Vientiane... .
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WOW Laos Season 2 ramping up for auditions
Following the success of the reality TV show, WOW Laos Season 1, producers say they will continue the programme for a second season, opening auditions for the casting soon...More >>>


Americans make aroma of coffee in north of Laos
Two Americans who are passionate about quality coffee are promoting plantations of the crop in partnership with farmers in Huaphan province, the former revolutionary stronghold.  ..More >>>

World news

1,500 delegates attend Belt and Road Forum in Beijing
Beijing, China: Some 1,500 delegates from over 130 counties and 70 international organisations including 29 heads of state and government are attending the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, taking place in Beijing, China, from May 14-15. ..More >>>


How do you maintain close family bonds?
May 15 is designated International Day of Families and is an important reminder that families should be our top priority in life. But some people are often busy with other things and sometimes neglect their family. .
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Lao kick-boxers to compete in French tournament

Two of Laos’ top kick-boxers will compete in a muay Lao tournament to be held in Marseille, France, next month.
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Make ‘End Malaria for Good' a shared reality
Malaria still continues to harm or end many lives in Laos and elsewhere each year even though the disease is preventable. . .. .


Restaurant worker dazzles with photographic skills
His love of photography led a man from LuangPrabang province to move to Vientiane in hopes of one day making a name for himself by entering his photos in contests and exhibitions..  . More >>>








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