- Covid-19 control measures extended
The Lao government has extended Covid-19 prevention and control measures until September 30, expanding a night-time travel ban to provinces hit by a community outbreak. People are prohibited from travelling from 10 pm to 5 am in the capital of Vientiane and provinces affected by outbreaks.
In its last update, which is issued every 15 days, the travel ban was imposed only in the capital. ...More >>>
- AFD renews support for sustainable development
in northern Laos
Two new financing agreements for a EUR3 million grant and a EUR6 million grant were signed on Thursday between Laos and France, to support sustainable development in northern Laos.
Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment, Ms Phonevanh Outhavong, and Director of Agence Française de Développement (AFD) in Laos, Ms Julie Gabet-Ouahioune, signed the agreements in the presence of the French Ambassador to Laos, Mrs Florence Jeanblanc-Risler. ...More >>>
- Oudomxay eyes new tourist attractions
Officials from Xay district in Oudomxay province plan to turn Phu Ya Kha mountain and viewpoint into a tourist attraction, according to the district’s Information, Culture and Tourism Office. The site is one of five areas in Xay district for which feasibility studies are being carried out to assess their suitability as visitor attractions.
Oudomxay’s Information, Culture and Tourism Department plans to advertise Phou Ya Kha mountain and viewpoint, Ket stone forest (Pahin Ket), ...More >>>