2 June, 2023

- Govt leaders share in planting of 3.4 million saplings across Laos
Government leaders and members of various organisations across the country turned out in force to plant nearly 3.4 million saplings on 3,480 hectares of land to mark National Arbor Day on June 1. ...More>>>

- Lao, Thai armies pledge to tighten border security 
Lao and Thai military personnel are strengthening their cooperation in border security in a bid to crack down on crime. Closer cooperation was discussed when Central Military Officers of the Lao and Thai armies met for talks at the Ministry of National Defence in Vientiane on May 30. ...More>>>

- Victoria Xiengthong Palace: Experience royalty like a King and Queen with only US$277 for 2 nights
Luang Prabang is well known for its rich architectural and artistic heritage that reflects the fusion of traditional Lao architecture, as well as its numerous Buddhist temples, monasteries, and its smiling people. .More>>>

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- State audit body outlines work carried out in 2022, plans for 2023
The State Audit Organisation (SAO) was largely successful in its auditing work last year and is operating effectively and transparently, while admitting there are lessons to ..More>>>

- SOS Children’s Villages marks Int’l Children’s Day

SOS Children’s Villages in Laos are continuing to care for orphans and other disadvantaged children with the aim of giving them an education and integrating them into society. ...More>>>

- USAID​ backs project to improve maternal and child health
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)​ is funding a project to improve maternal and child health and nutrition in five provinces of Laos, with hundreds of rural communities set to benefit. ...More>>>

- Agriculture project in Vientiane province 40 percent complete
An agriculture project that will have associations with tourism, which is being created in Namthom village, Hinheup district, Vientiane province, ..More>>>

- Nam Theun company funds elephant, swamp cypress conservation
Up to US$250,000 will be spent over five years on the conservation of endangered species in the Nam Theun 2 project area, with a focus on the Asian Elephant and the Chinese Swamp Cypress. ...More>>>

- New drainage system in Thakhaek nearly half complete
A new drainage system being built in central Thakhaek district, Khammuan province, is now nearly half complete after work began in 2022, with full completion scheduled for the middle of 2024. ...More>>>

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Xekong eyes exports worth US$37.1 million in 2023
Xekong province expects to export goods worth US$37.1 million this year, ....More>>>

Film ‘Astérix & Obélix: The Middle Kingdom’ screened to promote French culture
The French adventure film “Astérix & Obélix: The Middle Kingdom ...More >>>

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Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors & Horses and City Wall top visitor attractions in Xi’an
Shaanxi province: If you are lucky enough to visit Xi’an city in ...More >>>

Ukraine crisis has far-reaching negative economic impact: Italy’s central bank head
ROME (Xinhua) -- The Bank of Italy on Wednesday said that the ongoing conflict between ..More >>>


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What is the best way to protect and restore our forests?
The government aims to plant at least 20,000kg of seeds and over 34 million ...More >>>

NAGA boys lift trophies in Mazda Challenge Cup
Two football teams in the boys’ U-10 and 12 divisions from the W.I.G. NAGA Club ....More >>>

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Hoi An – a tourist hotspot and a jewel in Vietnam’s crown
If you’re thinking about a visit to somewhere special, Hoi An is a great ....More>>>



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