- Paratrooper misses target, crashes on house roof
A female paratrooper from the 306 Military Unit was off target and landed on a resident’s roof in Wattay-Noy village, Sikhottabong district, during regular training at Vientiane’s Wattay International Airport on Wednesday.
According to the unit, most of the paratroopers touched down safely on the target, but one landed on a house roof and sustained some injuries.
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-Int’l Youth Day celebrations seek to transform education
More than 300 young people from around the country met at the Lao Youth Union in Vientiane on Wednesday to celebrate International Youth Day (August 12) under the global theme of ‘Transforming education’.
With support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Lao Youth Union, this year’s International Youth Day provided an opportunity to celebrate and promote youth contributions to education and the empowerment of young people to make education more inclusive and equitable.
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- PM visits disease outbreak areas in Saravan
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has told ministries and local authorities to remain vigilant as they attempt to control the outbreaks of dengue fever and African swine fever in Saravan province. .. More >>>
- NA stresses need for law enforcement
The National Assembly has been actively inspecting the enforcement of laws as the country yesterday celebrated the 28th anniversary of the Lao PDR Constitution Foundation Day. .. More >>>
- Police pursue killer of Khammuan prosecutor
Khammuan police are searching for the gunman responsible for the murder of a prosecutor, who died in a hail of bullets as he was driving to work in Thakhaek district, Khammuan province, on Wednesday morning. .. More>>>
Mister Global Laos to compete in world final
Mister Global Laos 2019, Mr Kiengkai Suansuandao, 19, a second year student at the Faculty of Architecture at the National University of Laos, will join contestants from around the world at the Mister...More >>>
Lao artists showcase beauty of China’s Guangxi
Two artists from the National Institute of Fine Arts (NIFA), Mr Phonesith Yernsensouly and Mr Sisavath Bounmany, recently showcased the beauty of Guangxi province in China through their colourful paintings. ... More >>>