6 December 2022

- Laos, Luxembourg extend partnership in healthcare, skill development
The governments of Laos and Luxembourg signed four cooperation agreements on Monday during a working visit to Laos by His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg.
Grand Duke Henri is visiting Laos from December 5-9 in response to an invitation from President Thongloun Sisoulith, to strengthen and enhance the splendid tradition of strong cooperative relations between Laos and Luxembourg, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated in a press release....More >>>

- National Assembly opens with PM outlining measures to tackle economic woes
The National Assembly (NA)’s 9th legislature opened its 4th ordinary session on Monday, giving the floor to Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh to outline measures to address the country’s ongoing financial and economic problems...More >>>

- Laos to become 4th country in the world in potassium exports
SINO-AGRI POTASH CO., LTD. reported that Laos will be at the top level in the world in the near future after the company recently signed a potassium exploration agreement with the government.....More >>>

- International School of Laos holds its 6th Annual Culture Day
The International School of Laos recently celebrated its 6th Annual Culture Day, which showcased the cultures of more than 20 Lao ethnic groups. The event serves to promote cultural diversity by raising awareness of different cultural traits and brings together the diverse arts, delicacies and cultural activities of the selected country(ies). .. ..More >>>

- EY Lao hosts seminar on Lao Financial Reporting Standards
Ernst & Young Lao Co., Ltd. (EY Lao) co-hosted an important seminar on Lao Financial Reporting Standards for large-sized enterprises, in collaboration with the Accounting Regulatory Department of the Ministry of Finance. ...More >>>

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- Chao Anouvong Park officially opened in Xaysomboun
Xaysomboun province authorities on Sunday hosted a ceremony to officially open Chao Anouvong Park, a public park in the provincial capital. ...More >>>

- Rail operator to roll out app for purchase of train tickets
The Laos-China Railway Co., Ltd. will start selling train tickets through the LCR Ticket App, which can be downloaded onto mobile phones and is expected to become available at the end of this month....More >>>

- Get a Covid booster shot, health chiefs advise visitors to National Games
The Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation (WHO) are advising people living in Xieng Khuang province, athletes, and everyone taking part in the National Games to have a Covid-19 vaccine booster dose. .....More >>>

- Laos mourns the death of former Chinese President Jiang Zemin
Top Lao leaders on Monday joined a wreath-laying ceremony and signed a book of condolence in honour of the former President of China, Jiang Zemin, at the Chinese Embassy in Vientiane.. .. .More >>>

- Growth in agricultural production exceeds plan for 2022
The government expects that agricultural production for 2022 will grow by 2.9 percent to account for 17.5 percent of GDP, exceeding the target figure of 2.7 percent.. .. .More >>>

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Lao business operators get lessons on trade quality procedures
The Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) and the International. ..More >>>

German-Korean concert kicks off
A German-Korean concert was held at the National School of Arts on Sunday. The orchestra and solo piano recitals enthralled the audience.. ...More >>>

New Lao-Thai bridge uses characteristics of Khaen for pylon design 
The architectural design of the pylons in the fifth Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge ..More >>>

Indonesia’s Mt. Semeru eruption buries homes, damages bridge
SUMBERWULUH, Indonesia (AP) -- Improved weather conditions Monday allowed.... More >>>

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What are your impressions of travel on the Laos-China Railway?
The Laos-China Railway came into service one year ago and has proved immensely . ....More >>>

Taekwondo fighters wrestle for medals at National Games
Male and female taekwondo practitioners representing the nation’s provinces and four ...More >>>

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 choice and you ....More >>>



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