6 December, 2023

- Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam parliamentary summit kicks off in Vientiane
The first Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam (CLV) Parliamentary Summit kicked off in Vientiane on Tuesday, marking a new milestone in cooperation between the three countries’ top legislative bodies to strengthen relations between the three nations. ...More>>>

- Xaysomboun​ gives green light to tourism development
Xaysomboun​ provincial​ authorities​ have authorised a local​ company​ to​ build tourist facilities at Pha Ka Tai hill in Phasangob village, Anouvong​ district. The US$50 million project will cover a total area of ​​878 hectares, including 150 hectares of tourism facilities, ...More>>>

- Funding from France beefs up efforts to improve nutrition in Saravan
The government of France has provided support to the Lao government’s efforts to ensure independent and resilient access to food for 10,000 people in Saravan province, in an intervention implemented by the UN World Food Programme (WFP). ...More>>>

- Phu Bia Mining hosts Lao govt’s site environmental management visit
Phu Bia Mining (PBM) on November 30 hosted a site visit by officials from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment at our Phu Kham Copper-Gold Operation (PKM). The visit focused on our environmental management and monitoring practices. ...More>>>

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- Upgrade of Road 13 South now 75 percent complete
The upgrade of a 275-kilometre stretch of National Road 13 South between Borikhamxay and Khammuan provinces is now 75 percent complete and ..More>>>

- Work with local communities to end HIV in Laos: health minister
Medical staff and health officials need to work more closely with local communities to end the HIV epidemic in Laos, the health minister has advised. ..More>>>

- Lao, Chinese companies join forces to develop tourism in Pakxong
Two businesses from Laos and China are teaming up to capitalise on the tourism potential of Pakxong district in Champassak province, hoping to develop high quality, modern and sustainable tourist facilities. ...More>>>

- Namor district in Oudomxay claims success in improving nutrition
Health officials in Namor district, Oudomxay province, are working with local communities to ensure that children under the age of five eat a healthy diet, ..More>>>

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Public, private sectors get updates on tax developments
Representatives of the public and private sectors were provided updates on the ...More>>>

Pop singer displays Lao products at China expo
Lao pop singer Aluna Thavonsouk recently displayed Lao products at the opening ceremony of Laos Economic and Trade Cooperation Expo in China. .. More >>>

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Xaysomboun: an ideal place for a winter excursion
Vientiane Times is publishing a series of articles in relation to Laos’ Asean Chairmanship, the Asean Tourism Forum, ...More >>>

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What can be done to reduce the spread of AIDS?
Almost 18,000 in Laos were infected with HIV in 2022, of whom more than 5,000 people died, while over 6,000 people are currently living with AIDS. ..More >>>

Lao vovinam team snatches 10 bronze medals at world champs
The Lao vovinam team missed out on a gold medal at the 7th WVVF World Vovinam ...More >>>

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Lakeside Great Wall of China: stunning views, pleasant weather and abundant greenery Beijing, China:  Walking up the steps of China’s most iconic sight, ....More>>>

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