13 October 2020

Laos, China keen to boost regional connectivity


- Media campaign promotes Lao Visit Laos tourism scheme
A media campaign has been launched to promote the Lao Thiao Lao (Lao Visit Laos) tourism programme which the government has initiated to offset the severe impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the tourism industry.
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- Ministry pledges fair promotion of personnel
The Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism has pledged to select competent young people for promotion so that the ministry is able to fulfil its assigned function and has a capable leadership. The minister, Prof. Dr Kikeo Khaykhamphithoun, made the pledge at ....More >>>

- Laos, China keen to boost regional connectivity
China has opened another expressway linking the south of the country to the Lao border as part of efforts to strengthen regional connectivity and boost China-Asean economic cooperation. In addition, the under-construction Vientiane-Boten expressway will link . ....More >>>

- PetroTrade, National Consulting Group to conduct ESIA for Laos-Vietnam Railway Project
Petroleum Trading Lao Public Company (PetroTrade) has signed an agreement with the National Consulting Group Sole Co Ltd to conduct an environmental and social impact assessment to ensure the Laos-Vietnam Railway Project is developed in compliance with international environmental and social standards.. ....More >>>

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- Ministry backing repairs, upgrades to major roads
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport is supporting highway repair and upgrade work following rainy season damage, especially National Road No. 13 which is a vital transportation and freight link for Laos to neighbouring countries.
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- Rice growers eye higher yields with donation of farming equipment
Ten rice grower groups in Vientiane’s Hadxaifong, Xaythany and Pakngum districts will be able to grow more rice and cut production costs after receiving tractors and rice harvesters  under the Lao Agriculture Competitiveness Project. The project is funded by the International Development Association and the Lao government and runs for six years from 2018 to 2024.
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- Authorities urged to improve access to family planning services
Health officials and medical staff across the country have been told that more work has to be done to enhance access to family planning services and encourage uptake among young people.
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- Work begins on Vientiane province science, botany park
A science and botany park aiming to educate the public about scientific innovation and the study of plants has officially kicked off construction with the complex scheduled to open next year.
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- China to play pivotal role in global biodiversity push China's biodiversity is under-appreciated outside China. ...More >>>

- Kunming prepares to host biodiversity conference Preparations for the 15th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on ...More >>>

- The little “Dian Kitchen” in New York The East Village in Lower Manhattan, New York City, has long been a foodie’s paradise where ...More >>>

- People enjoy National Day holiday across China People visit a cultural block in Nanchang County, east China's Jiangxi Province ...More >>>





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DGB Lao backs school CSR Programme
DGB Lao Leasing Company Limited in collaboration with DGB Financial Group, Korea, and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Lao ...More >>>

Ministry of Silk launches New Norm Collection
The Ministry of Silk has launched the New Norm Collection designed by two talents from the Lao Young Designer project to promote a new lifestyle with the concept of simplicity. ....More >>>

Laos makes headway in biodiversity protection
The Lao government has been quick to realise the need to protect the country’s biodiversity, including its iconic wildlife species by establishing a comprehensive national protected area system. It has accordingly enacted
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