- President makes first visit to provinces
Party Secretary General and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith visited Huaphan and Xieng Khuang provinces on Friday and Saturday in his first recorded visit as the country’s top leader.
Mr Thongloun made his first official visit outside of Vientiane following his election as Party chief and State President earlier this year.....More >>>
- Ministry to bolster flood warning system
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment plans to increase the number of meteorology and hydrology stations around the country to improve weather warning systems, especially in relation to river levels.
-Man killed by landslide
in Luang Namtha
A man died after being buried in a landslide following heavy rain when tropical storm Cempaka lashed Luang Namtha province from July 19-21, while hundreds of hectares of farmland were affected by flooding.
-Buddhists mark the start of Lent with almsgiving
Despite the day-long rain on Saturday, people nationwide went to temples to offer alms to monks, part of the events that take place during the annual festival to mark the start of Buddhist Lent, known as Boun Khaophansa in Lao.