25 September 2022

- Lao delegation takes part in global UN debate
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith is leading a Lao delegation attending the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 77), in New York, USA. The theme of discussions is “A watershed moment: transformative solutions to interlocking challenges.” . ...More >>>

- Speed control the key to fewer road accidents, Govt official say
Speeding is a major contributor to road deaths and injuries, with pedestrians and motorcyclists particularly at risk, according to a senior government official. Deputy Director General of the Department of Transport, ....More >>>

Vice President gives development advice to Xekong
Vice President Mrs Pany Yathotou and her officials this week paid a three-day working visit to Xekong province for talks with the provincial Governor Mr Leklay Sivilay, the governors of four districts, and senior provincial officials. Authorities in Xekong province are working to advance social and economic . .....More >>>

- Phu Bia Mining provides 42 billion kip to assist Lao employees amid rising cost of living
Phu Bia Mining’s parent company, PanAust Limited’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Daling Zheng announced the package of 42 billion kip to assist Lao employees with the rising cost of living. The aid package consists of a special bonus payment, .....More >>>

- Storm Noru on track to hit Laos 
Central and northern regions of Laos are advised to keep track of weather forecasts regarding a tropical depression in the Pacific Ocean. .....More >>>

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- WCS backs regional fight against illegal wildlife trade
Lao and Vietnamese officials last week learned about more effective ways to tackle the illegal wildlife trade across their shared border, thanks to support from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WSC). ....More >>>

- Munitions clearance in Saravan will take 24 more years: UXO Lao
The Lao National Unexploded Ordnance Programme (UXO Lao) is aiming to clear unexploded ordnance from more than 133,000 hectares of land in .....More >>>

- National media joins the effort to promote good nutrition in Laos
UNICEF and the European Union are assisting media organisations to promote nutrition advocacy in Laos, with the aim of improving children’s physical and mental growth.  .... .More >>>

- World Vision supports children’s education in Savannakhet
The Department of Education and Sports in Savannakhet province, together with World Vision International in Laos, have signed a  .... .More >>>

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Lao Airlines eyes increase in international routes
Lao Airlines, the national airline, is seeking to increase its flights to Vietnam following the recent resumption of its operations on ...More >>>

12 finalists for Mister Global Laos 2022 chosen
The organisers of Mister Global Laos 2022 have chosen 12 finalists during the first audition held at the Green Park Boutique Hotel on ...More >>>

China signs cooperation memorandum with Laos, Kazakhstan to establish yuan clearing arrangements
(Global Times) -- The People's Bank of China (PBC), China's central bank, .... More >>>

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What should be done to improve the standard of education in Laos?
Laos has made progress in many ways but the quality of education .....More >>>

Xieng Khuang gets into gear for National Games
Sports officials in Xieng Khuang province are working to make sure that the main stadium in the provincial capital, which will be the centrepiece . ..More >>>

Viengxay is a beautiful nature
Viengxay district in Huaphan province, in the northeast of the country is not big and one day seems to be enough for ....More >>>



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