3 October 2022

- Laos, Cuba strengthen cooperation in education, health and agriculture
Laos and Cuba have signed four memorandums of understanding to step up cooperation in education, health and agriculture. ...More >>>

- Germany to deliver new support package to Laos
Germany has pledged additional support to Laos of about 38 million Euro in the coming years, following the resumption of bilateral cooperation between the two countries, according to a top German government official. ...More >>>

- Tropical storm Noru claims life of Sekong resident
Floods in Xekong province caused by tropical storm Noru have left one person dead, while thousands of people in the south have been affected by widespread flooding after heavy rain lashed the area from September 27-30.
Some 28 villages in Xekong province were inundated, while electricity supplies were disrupted, .  ....More >>>

Celebration of the International Coffee Day in frame of Sabaidee Luang Prabang Fest  from Oct 8-10
The Department of Agriculture of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, with support from the French Development Agency (AFD) in collaboration with EU Laos, USDA, the Winrock. .....More >>>

Fans get hands-on viewing of Lao Ford’s Next-Gen Ranger, Everest Sport
Lao Ford City Co., Ltd. is the only authorised Ford Motor Company dealer in Laos and is now launching four exciting new models - the Ranger Wildtrak, Ranger XLT, Ranger XL, and the Everest Sport. .....More >>>

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- Schools’ waste recycling scheme turns rubbish into assets
The Vientiane City Office for Management and Services (VCOMS) will expand its waste recycling bank project to schools in more districts of the city, after the initiative was successfully introduced in....More >>>

- Laos aims to become a sanitation country in 2030
Laos can declare itself to be open defecation free in 2025 and will become a “sanitation” country by 2030 if the national policy and strategy on sanitation are fully implemented. Speaking at a meeting last week on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) – Towards Open Defecation Free in 2025. .....More >>>

- Govt approves feasibility study on development of wind farm
The government has given the green light to Vinacom Investment and Trading Sole Co., Ltd. and SD Vietnam Investment Construction Join Stock Company to carry out a feasibility study on the development of wind power generation in Savannakhet province. .... .More >>>

- Laos, Vietnam partner in clean agriculture, energy development
Lao and Vietnamese companies are partnering in schemes to expand clean agriculture and the use of green energy, and build an industrial park in Attapeu province..... .More >>>

- Mining products account for bulk of goods shipped to China by rail
Some 73 percent of goods shipped from Laos to China through the Laos-China railway are mining products, according to a report by Lao News Agency last week. .... .More >>>

- Nam Ou Hydropower helps improve the lives of people in Phongsaly
The Nam Ou River Basin Power Co Ltd of Power China is focusing on improving the lives of the people in Phongsaly province and helping authorities develop infrastructure, especially in the village near the power project and surrounding areas.. .... .More >>>

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Lao producers promote their brews on Int’l Coffee Day
International Coffee Day allows key stakeholders in the coffee sector and partners ...More >>>

Education ministry partners with Australia to build children’s literacy skills
Literacy is one of the most important skills when it comes to ...More >>>

129 dead after fans stampede to exit Indonesian soccer match
MALANG, Indonesia (AP) -- Panic at an Indonesian soccer match after police . ..... More >>>

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How did you benefit from World Sight Day?
More than 1,200 people had free eyesight tests at Mahosot Hospital last week, to mark World Sight Day. During the event, people learned ....More >>>

Preparations in full swing for Boat Racing Festival
Forty boat crews have registered to compete in the Boat Racing Festival in Vientiane next month, when races will take place on ....More >>>

Sikhottabong stupa is a cultural attraction for people seeking blessings
Laos has some of the world’s best tourist attractions and it’s time for ....More >>>



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