28 June 2022

Laos records over 4,000 cases of dengue so far this year ## PM: Govt mulls curbs on imports to save foreign currency
- Germany pledges 13 million euros for two projects in Laos
Germany will provide 13 million euros  for the third phase of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) and Land Management Project for Laos (LMPL) to support the government’s goal of road connectivity and accelerating nationwide land titling through a unified system by 2025. . ..More >>>

Laos, World Bank assess progress of disaster risk management project
Officials from four ministries and the World Bank met on Monday to evaluate the progress made in fulfilling the goals of the South East Asia Disaster Risk Management Project in Laos. . . ...More >>>

- Laos records over 4,000 cases of dengue so far this year
The number of reported dengue fever cases in Laos is up this year, and health officials and medical staff across the country are working to build public understanding of the dangers of this potentially deadly disease. ....More >>>

- PM: Govt mulls curbs on imports to save foreign currency
The government is considering placing limits on certain imported goods, in an attempt to minimise or cut the use of foreign currency on non-essential items amid dwindling foreign currency reserves, Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh has told the National Assembly (NA). . ....More >>>
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- Govt partners with three banks in salary payment scheme
The Ministry of Home Affairs and three banks in Laos will issue cards for civil servants, which they can use to withdraw their salary from ATMs, in a move aimed at simplifying the process of delivering salary payments.. .More >>>

Laos, Vietnam beef up skills of justice officials
Lao and Vietnamese ministries are carrying out a programme of activities for justice officials, under the Lao Justice Institute Support Project, which aims to strengthen the capacity of officials in this sector... ....More >>>

Phou Khao Khuay officially declared a National Park
Phou Khao Khuay, an area of outstanding natural beauty that stretches over 191,942 hectares in central Laos, has officially been declared a National Park. The area is a place of great biodiversity and it is envisaged that its recognition as a national park will encourage visitors to learn about and explore its rich natural environment, which contains diverse animal and plant species. ...More >>>

- Govt proposes law on weapons management
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Security, General Vilay Lakhamfong, on Monday outlined the draft of a proposed law on the management of weapons and explosives, when addressing the 3rd Ordinary Session of the National Assembly’s 9th legislature... ..More >>>

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Laos, Korea seek business cooperation
The Laos-Korea Friendship Association and the Korea Venture Business Association (Kova) held a meeting in Vientiane last week to seek ways ..More >>>

Minladar Engmany wins Miss Congeniality Award at Miss International Queen 2022 in Bangkok
The Ms International Queen Laos 2022, Minladar Engmany, won the Miss Congeniality. ....More >>>

Pay a visit Khonphapheng, the world’s widest waterfall
Did you know that Khonphapheng in the south of Laos is the largest waterfall in Southeast Asia ..More >>>

Thailand eyes bus route to destinations in Laos and Vietnam
(Vietnam News/Asia News Network) -- Thailand is discussing the option of connecting Laos . ... More >>>

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What’s the best way to adapt to the continuing petrol shortage?
Numerous countries are experiencing shortages of fuel and skyrocketing prices, including Laos. ..More >>>

Laos’ top female runner takes gold in Golden Triangle half marathon
Over 500 runners from seven countries including Laos took part in the Golden Triangle ..More >>>

Tad Fane, a waterfall in paradise
Pakxong district in Champassak province lies on the Bolaven Plateau in southern Laos and is renowned for its coffee plantations. .....More >>>





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