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Undernourished triplets to receive free treatment

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1. National Assembly to open third session
The third ordinary session of the National Assembly (NA)'s Eighth Legislature will take place on April 25 through May 18, with economic, financial, legislative, and judiciary issues to be topics of debate. More >>>

2. Lao companies to benefit from railway project: Officials
Officials in charge have confirmed that Lao construction companies will benefit from the almost-US$6 billion railway project linking Vientiane to the Chinese border. More >>>

3. Observe 10 prohibitions or face punishment, finance officials warned
Finance officials are being warned to observe the newly imposed so-called 10-prohibition rule or be subjected to disciplinary measures and punishment under law. More >>>

New Lao ambassador to Japan takes post
New Lao ambassador to Japan Mr Viroth Soundara last week presented his credentials to Emperor Akihito of Japan at the Tokyo's Imperial Palace in officially taking his diplomatic post in the country. More >>>

Clean, organic agriculture production set to expand
Expanding clean agriculture production to supply market demands together with improved international market access can serve to catalyse growth in the Lao organic produce sector, an audience including the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry was told yesterday. More >>>

Health authority warns public of possible dengue fever outbreaks
The Health Authority has warned the public of possible outbreaks of dengue fever this year with the aim to prevent and control the disease. More >>>

Home news
- Road project from Pakxao to Donkuad
The construction of a new paved road connecting Meun district to Xanakharm district in Vientiane province should be finished by the end of this year, according to an official. More >>>
- Asean labour officials prepare action on Vientiane declaration
Concrete measures to assist more people to access decent employment opportunities were on the agenda for discussion as senior labour officials from the governments of ten Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) member states met yesterday in the Lao capital. More >>>
- Undernourished triplets to receive free treatment
A set of triplets suffering from malnourishment are set to receive free treatment after their case emerged via social media this week. More >>>
- Korean company supports education, rural development
The Certified Public Tax Accountants of the Republic of Korea have agreed to continue supporting the education development activities of the National University of Laos including their community-rural development project. 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

Concerted efforts bringing change to Khammuan
Social and economic development is the foundation for progress in Yommalath district, Khammuan province, and at the forefront of the battle to improve living standards and bring prosperity. . . . . . . . . More >>>

Arts & Culture

Lao New Year is back with even more colourful fun
Lao New Year or as it's called in Lao, Pi Mai Lao , is back again this week with more wet fun, including world class DJs, but is still looking to preserve the charm of its traditions. More >>>


Cleaner, safer motoring envisioned by schoolgirl art contest winner
An artistic vision for better, cleaner and safer motoring has won a Vientiane secondary school student cash, a trophy and the chance to have her entry compete abroad. . . . 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 >>>


Laos, Brunei trade still lacking
Trade value between Laos and Brunei is relatively low as compared to other Asean countries despite the two governments boosting economic, trade and investment cooperation. More >>>


Kampha and the Ivory Princess stages special performance
The Kampha and the Ivory Princess stage play showed in a very special performance at the National Cultural Hall in Vientiane yesterday. More >>>


Trainee chef recommends award-winning aromatic native chicken dish
"I want to be a good chef in the future.”
It looks like the future is coming more quickly than even she expected for winner at the Lao Food Festival 2017, Ms Vanmanivone Leuangbounkham.
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World news

US seeks “win-win” trade relations with Indonesia: Pence
JAKARTA (Xinhua) -- US Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that the US government sought “win-win” trade relations with Indonesia. More >>>


What do you think about recent regulations announced by the Ministry of Finance?
The government has set a target to generate 23,941 billion kip in revenue in 2017. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Finance has issued new regulations for their staff to follow to better fight corruption. Vientiane Times asked some members of the public for their thoughts on the changes. More >>>


LFF imposing stricter standards to improve local football
Lao Football Federation (LFF) is enforcing tougher licensing standards on all participating clubs in the Lao Premier League in an ongoing effort to improve the overall . . . More >>>


Depression and its prevention
Even though depression is not a preventable condition, there are still measures that you can take to keep yourself and your loved ones happy, balanced, and stable. With effective preventative measures, you can take steps to address your depression before it becomes a problem. .. . More >>>


Passion for quality, authenticity propels souvenir business
An office worker taps into her passion for handmade mementos to create appealing souvenirs that also provide employment opportunities to those who may otherwise be marginalised through disability. More >>>




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