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March 21, 2017

Vietnam's Vung Ang Port vital for shipment of Lao goods

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1. Tunnel boring for Laos-China railway expected in coming weeks
The boring of tunnels for the Laos-China railway is expected to begin in the next few weeks following a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off construction of the project in December last year. . More >>>

2. Weekend storms batter parts of Laos
Sporadic tropical storms will continue to lash many parts of Laos from now until the middle of May and the public should be on the alert at all times.
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3. Vietnam's Vung Ang Port vital for shipment of Lao goods
Vietnam has announced it will continue to create favourable conditions for the transit of Lao goods via Vung Ang Port in central Vietnam's Ha Tinh provinc. . More >>>

Laos calls for UN programmes to match development goals
Laos would like United Nations (UN) cooperation programmes to comply with the priorities laid out in the development plans of the countries it is assisting, to help them achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
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Home news
-That Luang restoration project progressing
Vientiane authorities are continuing with the That Luang Stupa restoration project, the main work of which has already been completed. . More >>>
- Student's language skills win him a trip to Japan
Some 75 Lao students competed in the 14th Japanese Speech Contest in Vientiane on Sunday, with the winner given the gift of a visit to Japan. .
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- Vat Phou in need of workshop for study of ancient artefacts
The Vat Phou World Heritage Office will rewrite a project requesting the provision of a workshop for the study and repair of ancient artefacts, for submission to the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism. . More >>>
- Indonesian embassy provides eighth language course
The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia is providing another free eight-month course in Indonesian for Lao nationals who are interested in learning the language. . More >>>

A longboat trip to Khongphapheng caps amazing visit in Siphandon
Siphandon is well known as an impressive visitor destination because of the stunning scenery around the Mekong River, the intriguing local lifestyle and the massive waterfall that never ceases to amaze. . . . .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

Treasures of past kings survive in Laos
Years have passed since the era of kingdoms in Laos but the kings' artistry of handmade lacquerware bowls is being kept alive in one family's hands. . .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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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 >>>


Thai businesses must comply with int'l law: Thai official
All Thai businesspeople who want to set up operations in Laos will have to follow the guidelines of the legal process and have a full understanding of . . . More >>>


Miss Vientiane 2017 announces top 20 finalists
The final 20 contestants in this year's Miss Vientiane contest have now been chosen and will vie for the title at the beginning of next month. . . 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

EU shares pains, gains in combating gender violence
SEOUL (The Korea Herald) -- The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights released the results of a survey on gender-based violence across its 28. . . More >>>


What are the Party's main successes and what should it focus on now?
March 22 is Lao People's Revolutionary Party Foundation Day and tomorrow is the 62nd anniversary of the Party's founding. . . More >>>


Petanque federation eyeing cup for SEA Games selections
The Lao Petanque Federation is looking to select its best players for this year's 29th SEA Games in Malaysia following the Prime Minister's Cup from March 29-31.
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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 >>>




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