31 March, 2023

- PM seeks more investment from China
The Head of the Lao government has requested help from the leadership of Yunnan province to encourage more Chinese companies to invest in Laos, using the potential offered by the Laos-China railway to boost trade cooperation between the two countries....More>>>

- Cabinet intensifies action to stabilise economy
The government has called for in-depth preparations to welcome visitors in light of the rapidly rebounding tourism industry, adding fuel to efforts to revitalise the fragile Lao economy. The tourism industry, a main source of foreign currency, has been earmarked as a key sector to bolster the Lao macro-economy. ..More>>>

- Russian army backs UXO clearance in Khammuan
Personnel from the Lao and Russian armies have cleared more than 30 hectares of war debris in Khammuan province over the past five months and located more than 100 other UXO devices. The achievements were reported at a meeting of the two armies held in Khammuan province recently.. ... More>>>

- Oudomxay Jiangge Cement Plant to be major supplier in northern markets
Oudomxay Jiangge Cement Plant in Oudomxay province, in the north of Laos, has completed construction works.
The President of the Lao Front for National Development,  Dr Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune, and the Oudomxay Provincial Governor, Mr Bounkhong.....More>>>

- Phu Bia Mining hosts event to celebrate school road safety day in Xaysomboun
Children in Xaysomboun province have learnt a lot more about road safety, thanks to an event hosted by Phu Bia Mining (PBM) to promote School Road Safety Awareness Day recently at Nam Mo Secondary School.... More>>>

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- Japanese govt funds upgrade of Dongdok road
The handover and official opening of a concrete road built in Dongdok village, Xaythany district, Vientiane, took place on Thursday, with construction costing US$600,000 and financed by the Japanese government through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). ...More>>>

Laos, Vietnam enhance ties to fight crime
The governments of Laos and Vietnam will step up cooperation in the fight against crime and have signed an agreement to this effect, according to Lao Security news. ...More>>>

- Champassak​ eyes development of new visitor attractions
Champassak​ province authorities plan to turn Phou Damduan Mountain and Done E Her Island on the Mekong River into conservation zones, while also building visitor facilties, in the hope of attracting tourists. ...More>>>

- Japan gives boost to school improvements in Savannakhet, Oudomxay
The Japanese government is providing grant assistance for two education projects in Laos through its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects....More>>>

- City authorities order telco operators to tidy up cables
Telecom operators in Vientiane have been instructed to tidy up the thickets of cables that line the city’s streets. . ...More>>>
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LNCCI confers Asean Business Awards on outstanding entrepreneurs 
The Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) has presented the Asean Business ..More>>>

“Sounds and Gestures” concert strikes right note with Vientiane audience 
The Sounds and Gestures piano and dance concert, featuring Japanese piano ...More >>>

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UNICEF strengthens cooperation to ensure vaccines for all in Laos
The Japan Committee, Caccines for the World’s Children (JCV), a nonprofit organisation that ..More >>>

Philippine ferry fire kills 31 people; at least 7 missing
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A fire broke out on a ferry in the southern Philippines and raged . ...More >>>


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What should be done to stop the widespread burning of scrubland?
Wildfires are burning out of control across hundreds of hectares of land in various parts of the .....More >>>

Laos wins two bronze medals at vovinam champs in Cambodia
Lao competitors in vovinam dance events picked up two bronze medals in competitions held ..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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