12 July, 2024

- Laos, Vietnam ink seven cooperation pacts 
The governments of Laos and Vietnam on Thursday signed seven pacts on various areas of cooperation, serving to deepen and expand the 62-year solid relationship and collaboration between the two nations........More>>>

- Luang Prabang farmers grow coffee for export to Japan
Farmers in Luang Prabang province are growing coffee to export to Japan, under the Cocreation of Food Security for Farmers with Economic Empowerment with Japan (COFFEE-JAPAN) project.......More>>>

- Upgrade of Sikhai-Sikeuth road nearly 50 percent complete
Improvements and repairs being carried out on a section of Road 13 North in central Vientiane over a distance of 6 kilometres are currently 47 percent complete, with the work scheduled for completion at the beginning of next year.......More>>>

- Inje University elevates Lao nursing education through successful workshop
Inje University’s Leading University Project for International Cooperation (LUPIC) Team in the Republic of Korea made a significant step in raising the standard of nursing education in Laos with the project’s seventh workshop. ......More>>>

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- Malaysia welcomes surge in Lao tourists

Malaysia is hoping to attract even more visitors from Laos, building on a huge increase in the number of Lao tourists over the past two years. ....More>>>

- Over 500kg of drugs burnt in Vientiane province to mark World Drug Day
Vientiane provincial authorities set fire to more than 500kg of drugs seized during police raids around the province, in support of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on June 26.......​​..More>>>

- National body for women, mothers and children reviews implementation of its plans
Members of the board of the National Commission for the Advancement of Women, Mothers and Children (NCAWMC) held a plenary meeting on July 9 to review work done for gender equality and mothers and children in the first six months of 2024......More>>>

- WHO pledges continued support for Lao health initiatives
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is fully committed to supporting the Ministry of Health and the people of Laos in addressing current and future health issues, the UN agency’s new  Country Representative to Laos has said.......More>>>

- China backs development of digital technology in Laos
The Lao National Internet Centre (LANIC) and a Chinese entity have inked an agreement on cooperation in the field of digital infrastructure development in Laos. ......More>>>

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LNCCI signs agreement with Türkiye chamber on expanding economic cooperation
The Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) and the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of.... More >>>

Vanida Inthavong got first runner-up Miss Lao Silk title
Vanida Inthavong was declared the first runner-up of the Miss Lao Silk 2024 contest held on Sunday night. Vanida Inthavong, 17, is 162 cm tall and hails from Hadxaifong .... More >>>

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Phu Bia Mining’s strategic approach to sustainable growth
Phu Bia Mining (PBM) is a familiar name in Laos, known for its operational excellence, environmental responsibility, ...More>>>

China, Bangladesh elevate ties, broaden cooperation
(Global Times)  -- China and Bangladesh on Wednesday elevated their relations to a comprehensive strategic ......More >>>

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What lessons have you learnt from the life of President Souphanouvong?
The late President Souphanouvong was a great leader whose name will always remain famous. July 13 marks the 115th anniversary of the birth of this revolutionary hero who went on to serve as Laos’ first President ......More >>>

Paralympic sports body open doors for disabled athletes in Luang Prabang
The National Paralympic Committee (NPC) of Laos will select talented people with disabilities in Luang Prabang province for training, aiming to involve more of this group in sporting events......More >>>

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Lao tourism eyes bright future under new leadership
The Lao tourism environment looks set to get a boost under the leadership ...More >>>

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