29 November 2021

Phousy Group told to cease cryptocurrency activities ## UN approves Laos’ move into developing country group
- National unity the key to development: President
Maintaining unity among the multi-ethnic people of Laos is perceived as the core factor in preventing social division, President Thongloun Sisoulith told the 11th Party Congress of the Lao Front for National Development on Friday.
Mr Thongloun, who is the Party Secretary General, highlighted the importance of strengthening solidarity among . ...More >>>

PM speaks out in support of ending violence against women
Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh has voiced concern over the persistent violence against women and girls, saying their rights continue to be violated. Addressing a recent event to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, with the theme . . ...More >>>

China donates another 700,000 doses of Covid vaccine
The Ministry of Health has welcomed a donation of 700,000 doses of China’s Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine and medical supplies valued at 17 billion kip to assist government efforts to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.
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- Germany provides financial support for Lao garment workers
Nearly 21,000 garment workers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic have received emergency financial support totalling over 18.6 billion kip (about US$1.85 million). Each worker has received 900,000 kip (about US$85). The funding support was provided by the government of Germany through the International Labour Organisation (ILO). . ........More >>>

LDB inks strategic partnership with Nayobay Bank
The Lao Development Bank (LDB) on Friday signed a strategic partnership cooperation on banking services with Nayobay Bank, with the aim of providing more convenient services in the provision of loans to improve people’s livelihoods. ..More >>>

- Celebration of the 46th Anniversary of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
28 November 2021

Today, Timor-Leste celebrates forty-six (46) years of its independence, unilaterally proclaimed on the 28th of November 1975. It is a very important and special occasion in the history of the popular struggle for Timor-Leste’s sovereignty. ..More >>>
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- Phousy Group told to cease cryptocurrency activities
Lao authorities have instructed the Phousy Group to immediately cease the advertisement and operation of its cryptocurrency business, as this violates the regulations in the absence of the requisite licence from the relevant government departments. .....More >>>

- UN approves Laos’ move into developing country group
The United Nations General Assembly has adopted a resolution to allow Laos to move into the developing country grouping, marking a change in status from the current Least Developed Country (LDC) category.
Laos, together with Nepal and Bangladesh, will officially be accorded the status ...More >>>

- Ground broken for dormitory at Lao-India entrepreneur training centre
Construction of a new dormitory at the Lao-India Entrepreneur Development Centre in Vientiane has begun, to accommodate professionals and trainers, including those coming from India. . .....More >>>

- Khammuan drug bust nets almost 400,000 amphetamine pills
The drug trade in Laos is proliferating despite police efforts to crack down on traffickers and break up networks across the country. ...More >>>

1,195 new Covid cases, 5 deaths
The National Taskforce for Covid-19 Prevention and Control on Sunday reported 1,195 new cases of Covid-19, while five more people died after contracting the virus. ...More >>>
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Commerce ministry seeks to minimise impacts of fuel price hikes
The government is seeking ways to minimise the impacts of rising prices at petrol pumps,... More >>>

Indu Sihapanya to campaign to stop violence against women and children
Mr Indu Sihapanya, a singer, model and performer from Kaona Organiser, has joined a ..More >>>

Let’s go hunting for grasshoppers
After the ripe paddy rice has been harvested, a large group of grasshoppers flies off to hide in a field of grass. This means it’s a good time for .More >>>

China-Laos Railway earns top marks
BEIJING (China Daily) -- A high-speed railway connecting China’s southwest with Laos has been given the thumbs-up - even ... More >>>

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How are you enjoying your job as an employee of the Laos-China railway?
Everyone employed on the Laos-China railway is preparing for the official start of rail ...More >>>

Lao judo fighters to learn new skills from Japan
Twenty-five Lao judo trainers and fighters will take an online course in teaching techniques under the 2021 ..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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