1 December 2021

2021 Tourism and Hospitality Employment and Skills Survey research findings published
- Cambodia provides US$13 million, 500,000 doses of Covid vaccine
Cambodia has announced that it will provide US$13 million and 500,000 doses of the Sinovac vaccine to support Laos’ battle against the Covid outbreak.
 The pledge came during bilateral talks on Monday between visiting Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh and his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Techo Hun Sen, which took place in Phnom Penh. ...More >>>

Start of rail passenger, freight services scheduled for December 3
The inauguration of the Laos-China railway on December 3 will see the start of both passenger and freight transport, an official from the Laos-China Railway Company Limited told Vientiane Times on Monday.
All tests of the railway have now been completed and trains are ready to be put into service on Friday, she said.
China Radio International (CRI) reported that ticket prices from ..More >>>

- Japan provides medical equipment worth US$600,000 to support Covid response 
Community and field hospitals across the country will be able to increase their treatment capacity amid the surge in Covid-19 patients, thanks to a donation of critical medical equipment from Japan.
The equipment was provided through a grant of more than US$600,000 from the government of Japan to tackle the Covid-19 outbreak in Laos. ...More >>>

- 2021 Tourism and Hospitality Employment and Skills Survey research findings published
The Ministry of Education and Sports, represented by Director General of the Technical Vocational Education and Training Department, Mr Nouphan Outsa on Tuesday 30 disseminated the findings of its recently published Tourism and Hospitality Enterprise Survey of Employment and Skills in the Lao PDR. The online meeting was co-chaired by Director General of the ...More >>>

- On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of demise of the Great Leader Comrade Kim Jong Il of the DPR Korea

Talk to Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea April 6, Juche 101 (2012) ..More >>>
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- Role of Lao, Chinese media vital in fostering cooperation 
The role of the media in Laos and China is fundamental to deepening people’s understanding of the need to foster relationships, friendship and cooperation with countries in the region and around the world, a leading media official has said. ....More >>>

- Govt announces 1,291 new Covid cases, 4 new deaths
The National Taskforce for Covid-19 Prevention and Control on Tuesday announced 1,291 new cases and four more Covid-related deaths. The new infections were detected among 6,273 people tested over the previous 24 hours. The deaths of four more people raise the total number of fatalities to 170, ...More >>>

- Ministry, partners launch online platform for information sharing
Ministries in Laos will be able to find information and statistics more easily through the new digital data sharing platform for development planning, The opening ceremony for this new inter-ministerial online information platform took place in ...More >>>

- US’s donation to help schoolchildren fulfill life potential 
The United States has given fortified rice, lentils, canned fish and fortified cooking oil to the Ministry of Education and Sports, to be used to prepare healthy school lunches for 63,000 schoolchildren in Laos.
The 93 containers of fortified rice, lentils, ....More >>>

Media plays key role in promoting women’s reproductive health 
Journalists from Lao media agencies and communications officials from line ministries and mass organisations met online to discuss the role of the media in promoting women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights. The workshop was convened as part of Laos’ International Conference on ...More >>>
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DCTSC teams up with SS International to improve work safety
Members of the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) and ... More >>>

Mr Global Laos contestants promote swimwear collection
Mr contestants of the Mr Global Laos 2021 pageant recently promoted the ..More >>>

All aboard for a speedy trip through northern Laos
It’s time for everyone in Laos to make big changes in the way they travel and .More >>>

EU, Russia, Iran optimistic after resumption of nuclear talks
VIENNA (Xinhua) -- Diplomats from EU, Russia and Iran expressed here ... More >>>

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What do you think about Laos’ development progress over the past 46 years?
Laos celebrates National Day on December 2 every year. This year marks the ....More >>>

Sports ministry, Xieng Khuang mull plans for National Games
The Ministry of Education and Sports and sports officials in ..More >>>

A new holiday gem awaits in Vangvieng
People who like to travel but who don’t want to go too far from Vientiane now have a great new opportunity for.. More >>>


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