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April 26, 2017

Inflation rate hoisted in first quarter

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1. NA ordinary session opens to debate socio-economic performance, law making
The third ordinary session of the National Assembly (NA) kicked off yesterday in Vientiane to review the government’s performance over the past six months, future work plans, socio-economic development plan implementation for 2016 and 2017 and law making. More >>>

2. Gov’t promises continued effort at third NA session
The government has made tangible achievements in implementing its socio-economic development plan over the past six months while it says efforts will be continued for achieving its planned targets. More >>>

3.Heritage centre planned to preserve culture in Champassak
The precious artifacts and rich cultural legacies of ancient days in southern provinces will be easier for both locals and visitors to experience with construction of a new Heritage Conservation Centre planned for Champassak. More >>>

Cross-border bridge congestion target of Savan Park proposal
Savan Logistics based in the Special Economic Zone or Savan Park (SEZ) has proposed establishment of Common Control Areas (CCA) in the park, aimed at easing traffic congestion at the Lao-Thai border checkpoint. More >>>

Power generates seven percent plus growth in past year
The economy of Laos grew at a rate of 7.02 percent in 2016, falling short of the 7.5 percent forecast in the plan approved by National Assembly (NA) last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment. More >>>

Ministry of Health says free treatment for all children
The Ministry of Health confirmed yesterday that hospitals across the country ought to continue free treatment for all children while some local hospitals worry about their congestion and under-capacity. More >>>

Home news
- Nation’s top secondary school student exams underway
Some 142 students in Grades 4 and 7 are currently sitting annual secondary school level National Outstanding Students Exams to demonstrate their knowledge and creativity in various subjects. More >>>
- Inflation rate hoisted in first quarter
The inflation rate in Laos for the first quarter of this year averaged at 1.89 percent, rising from a 1.09 percent average recorded during the same period last year. More >>>
- Promotion of gender equality takes place in Maed district
The Maed district authority in Vientiane province has declared its plan for promoting gender equality to its communities a success with plans to continue the promotion over the next three years. More >>>

Camping the best way to experience reservoir's pleasures
The reservoir of the Nam Ngum hydropower dam in Vientiane province is a wonderful place to spend a day or two in the fresh air enjoying nature's pleasures. . .More >>>

Poverty Eradication

Small farm helps rural family make the move from poverty
Rural residents across Laos have been working in agricultural production and animal husbandry for centuries and it has played a central role in creating better living standards and helping them move away from poverty. . . . . . . . . . More >>>

Arts & Culture

Parsing lunar year’s promises, pitfalls as passion for astrological predictions proves persistent
Predictions and probabilities for the coming year are a staple of annual Lao New Year celebrations. . More >>>


Singer embraces celluloid, studies ahead of expected graduation
Singer Ms Phonesavanh Inthavong (Namfon) is busy juggling her role on the musical stage and music videos while extending her range to film and preparing for her university graduation. . . . More >>>


Killing for Traditional Medicine
Wildlife trade means the sale of wild animals or plants - either alive, dead or as processed parts. It includes food such as fruit and fish, forest products, leather and furs or medicinal plants. Wildlife trade can be . . . More >>>


Gov't to collect high revenue, manage expenditure 
The government says it is expecting to collect budget revenue of around 96.3 percent of its target and will try to manage expenditure on the approved plan.More >>>


Chinese students impress Vientiane audience with cultural performance
A special cultural performance by outstanding Chinese students to promote culture exchange was organised at Don Chan Palace Hotel in Vientiane on Saturday evening attracting a large audience.More >>>


Dota Restaurant provides simple food satisfaction to diners
Visitors wandering around the walking street in Vientiane are in for a pleasant surprise in the evening when they visit an open-air restaurant with its selection of simply delicious dishes and drinks. . .More >>>

World news

Six Singaporean military personnel deported after Batam raid
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post) -- Indonesian authorities arrested 32 foreign nationals uring a raid on an entertainment hub in Batam, Riau Islands recently, as they had failed to show proper documents.More >>>


What should be to achieve malaria-free status?
Ms Tounee Inthavongsa, a businesswoman in Xaythany district, Vientiane: I think some people still get malarial infections because they may not have the wherewithal to prevent mosquito bites twenty-four hours a day. More >>>


Xayaboury national stadium project model approved
The preliminary project model for construction of the Xayaboury national stadium was approved recently in preparation for the province hosting 12th National Games in 2021.
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Make ‘End Malaria for Good' a shared reality
Malaria still continues to harm or end many lives in Laos and elsewhere each year even though the disease is preventable. . .. .


Naps and firecrackers among realities of late nights on board lake for amputee fisherman
To those born or growing up close to a river, the lifestyle of a fisherman is a familiar one.
Some people just do for subsistence while others can create a business enterprise as well.
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