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1. Entertainment venues set for removal, 28 sawmills closed
Entertainment venues and alcohol shops that operate close to educational institutions and hospitals will be relocated to sites at least 500 metres away, the governme nt spokesman has said. More >>>

2. Laos, Japan to revise Air Service Agreement
A delegation from Japan will meet with Lao government officials in Vientiane next week to negotiate improvements to the Air Service Agreement signed by the two parties last year. . More >>>

3. Illegal abortions causing alarming health risks
Health authorities say family planning can help to reduce the number of abortions that are requested because of unwanted pregnancies. More >>>

Lao National Television to upgrade broadcasting system
Lao National Television technicians are teaming up with a group of Chinese experts to conduct a feasibility study on the upgrade of the broadcaster's Channel Three. . More >>>

Home news
March 17, 2017
- Ministry introduces ICT security system
The Lao Computer Emergency Response Team (LaoCERT) under the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications has introduced a system for the protection and management of networks and information analytics, for use by the government and private sectors. More >>>
- Govt to strengthen skills of lab workers to enhance bio-security
Laos plans to build the capacity of medical technicians working in laboratories and hospital in the fields of bio-safety and bio-security. More >>>
- Vientiane selecting top students for national exam
The Vientiane Education and Sports Department is selecting the 11 best students in the capital to take part in the National Best Students Exams 2017, which are held for primary and secondary school children. More >>>
- Alumni celebrate sapphire anniversary of Laos-Australia diplomatic ties
Around 200 of the more than 1,500 Lao graduates from Australian universities gathered in Vientiane this week to help celebrate 65 years of diplomatic relations between Australia and Laos – our “sapphire” anniversary. More >>>

Japan's great first impression will last a lifetime
I had the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful trip to the modern country that is Japan. Even though it was only for a short time I will never forget what I experienced there. . . .More >>>

Poverty Eradication

Mulberry trees prove good for health and wealth
Mr Somphone Chanthadala and his family have turned the traditional use of the mulberry tree into the basis of several products which are earning them more than six million a month. . . . . . ..

Arts & Culture

Holy water sprinkling a respected Buddhist tradition
The holy water sprinkling ceremony that took place at That Luang on Sunday to honour the country's most senior and revered monk carries great meaning for all monks and Lao people. . .More >>>


Vientiane school honoured for being drug free
Receiving recognition for being drug free for three successive years clearly shows that Vientiane's Saengsamai School is one of the main allies in Laos' fight against drug abuse. . . .
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CKL finding their feet with increased shoe exports
CKL Co., Ltd. plans to increase production capacity from 8,000 to 20,000 shoes per week at its factory in Xiengda village, Xaysettha district, Vientiane to boost exports. . More >>>


Mini concert celebrates women's achievements
Lao songstress Aluna Thavonsouk recently performed a mini concert to an appreciative audience in Vientiane as part of celebrations for International Women's Day which was marked on March 8. . More >>>


Pavilion and Romeo serves up popular food and entertainment
Members of the public who enjoy a seafood buffet and other entertainment should not miss the chance to visit the all new Pavilion Seafood buffet at Pavilion and Romeo , which opened in Vientiane recently. . More >>>

World news

Vietnamese President hosts Lao security chief
HANOI (Vietnam News, Asia News Network) -- Laos' Minister of Public Security was awarded an honorary doctorate on Thursday in Hanoi by the Vietnam People's Police Academy for his contributions to training the two countries' public security forces.
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What can Laos do to attract more tourists?
The Tourism Development Department of the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism reports that the number of visitors to Laos dropped by 10 percent last year compared to 2015. . More >>>


Teams prepare for delayed Lao Premier League
Teams are currently in training and looking to bolster their player ranks for the delayed kick off of next month's Lao Premier League 2017 in Vientiane. . More >>>


Medicinal plant, phak ka dao , a new choice for breast cancer treatment
Lao women suffering from breast cancer are more hopeful of survival after the Association of Breast Cancer Disease in Laos found a reduction in the mortality rate through early screening, intervention and diagnosis and consumption... . More >>>


Home-made crab sauce adds bite to Lao meals
My mouth began to water as soon as I smelled the crab sauce when its maker slowly opened a jar for potential customers to sample..... More >>>


Celebrating RAMSAR Convention Day
Anniversary of the signing of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, internationally known as the “Ramsar Convention”, named after the city of Ramsar in Iran where the convention was signed on February 2, 1971 . . . More >>>

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