13 December 2018

Thai Prime Minister paying working visit to Laos  

- Ethnic groups’ conference promotes contribution to national development
Respected representatives from ethnic groups around the country and people of Lao descent living abroad paid a courtesy visit to President Bounnhang Vorachit yesterday before attending
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- Electronic signature law will boost E-commerce, govt tells NA
The government has told the National Assembly (NA) that Laos needs to have an electronic signature law in place to boost E-commerce and facilitate E-governance. Presenting the drafted electronic signature law to the NA’s ongoing 6th
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Poverty reduction programme makes impressive progress
About 150 thousand people from four provinces have benefited from a Local Development Programme known as ‘LAO/030’ thanks to funding through the Luxembourg government’s poverty reduction initiatives in Laos. That was the
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- Thai Prime Minister paying working visit to Laos
Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, General Prayut Chan-o-cha and his delegation are paying a working visit and attending the Joint Cabinet Retreat in Vientiane from December 13-14. The two-day visit of Thai Prime Minister is in response
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Vientiane Organic Farm


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- Laos, Partners join to improve basic education in Laos
Government officials and partners reviewed the implementation progress of the new European Union (EU) Basic Education Support Programme (BESP) and discussed its implementation in Vientiane yesterday. The progress review occurred at a meeting of the Budget Steering Committee of the Basic Education Support Programme
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- Laos-Russia relations deepening, Russian envoy says
Laos and Russia have enjoyed closer relations and better cooperation over past years and both sides are satisfied with the outcomes of their 2018 high-level talks, Russian Ambassador to Laos Mikhail V. Baranov, told local media yesterday. The envoy made the comment
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- Govt awards medal to former Luxemburg diplomat to Laos
The Lao government has awarded the Friendship Medal to former Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of Luxemburg to Laos, Mr Claude Jentgen for his outstanding contribution in promoting strengthened cooperation between the two countries. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs,
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- Region cooperates on avian influenza control
Health authorities have urged for more cooperation between Laos and neighbouring countries to boost communicable disease control and prevent outbreaks. That was the message at a workshop yesterday attended by WHO Health Emergency Lead, Dr Reiko Tsuyuoka along with senior officials from the
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Mystic Mountain Coffee and Homestay brews up perfect recipe for success
Mystic Mountain Coffee and Homestay is a relatively new community-based tourism venture that is prospering by attracting many visitors to Pakxong district, Champassak province in southern Laos.... More >>>




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Hot Pot – a popular dining address for gastronomes
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Orphaned schoolgirl gets scholarship to pursue her dreams
Ms Tadam Vongphakdy, 18, a promising student from a modest background, has won a scholarship from SCG’s Sharing the Dream Project sponsored by SCG Lao.
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Former warrior reflects on his wartime experiences Mr Ornchan Sommany, an 83-year-old resident of Viengxay village, Viengxay district in ... More >>>

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Tapioca factory creates jobs in Vientiane province The Hinheup Cassava Flour Factory in Vientiane province is installing a second machine ... More >>>

Kathin festival strengthens Buddhism, supports temple restoration Merit makers from the capital and Savannakhet, Champassak, Saravan ... More >>>