7 June, 2023

- China-Laos rail line flourishes
(China Daily/ANN) -- Since entering operation 18 months ago, passenger and freight transport on the China-Laos Railway has flourished, the China Railway ...More>>>

- China provides further US$1.3 million in funding support 

The China Fund for Peace and Development will provide another US$1.3 million in funding aid to Laos from 2023-2025, according to a report in the Paxason newspaper.. ...More>>>

- President appoints committee to drive digitalisation process
President Thongloun Sisoulith has appointed 22 senior government officials as members of a National Committee on Digital Transformation, .More>>>

- Korea, Laos hand in hand to digitalise Lao economy
Under the initiative of the Regional Digital Global Bridge with Asian countries, a trade mission from Korea to Laos was organized under the theme . .More>>>

- Thanaleng Dry Port, Thai authorities seek common ground to speed up cross-border freight transport
The developer of the Thanaleng Dry Port and Thai authorities on Monday held talks at the port in Vientiane to seek common ground in an attempt .More>>>

- Phu Bia Mining continues supporting traffic and road safety in Laos
Phu Bia Mining (PBM), a leading mining company of Laos, on May 30 donated traffic safety supplies worth 93,220,000 kip to the Traffic Police Department .More>>>

- Lao nurses obtain licences with support from JICA
A group of 96 nurses received licences after they passed nursing exams and completed eight-month internship programmes at provincial hospitals in Oudomxay,...More>>>

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- Govt drafts law on special economic zones
The government is drafting a law on Special Economic Zones (SEZs) to more effectively regulate their operations and entice more companies to set up business in the zones... ..More>>>

- Govt promotes use of hydrogen ammonia energy to reduce pollution

The government is drafting a strategy on the use of hydrogen ammonia as a clean source of energy to partially replace current energy sources in Laos. ....More>>>

- Thunderstorms, strong winds​ forecast nationwide until June 11
Thunderstorms with occasional wind gusts will continue throughout Laos until June 11, while some areas of the central and southern ​provinces can expect heavy rain and strong winds, the Meteorology and Hydrology Department has warned.....More>>>

- Xaysomboun to build visitor facilities in bid to bolster tourism
Xaysomboun​ provincial authorities have given the green light​ to a local company to build visitor facilities in three public parks in Anouvong district, at an expected cost of about 20 billion kip. ..More>>>

- University calls for more support for returning migrant workers
The Faculty of Public Health, University of Health Sciences, together with other stakeholders, is working to build the capacity of staff responsible for assisting returning migrant workers so that better services are provided. ...More>>>

- Shock killing leaves three dead in Xieng Khuang
Police are investigating an apparent murder after three people including a seven-month-old boy were attacked and killed while they were sleeping in a hut in a rice field in Nongkhiew village, Xieng Khuang province. ...More>>>

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Firms trained to access funding for MSMEs
Representatives from the private sector and entrepreneurs learnt about ways to access financing for micro, ....More>>>

Film ‘Astérix & Obélix: The Middle Kingdom’ screened to promote French culture
The French adventure film “Astérix & Obélix: The Middle Kingdom ...More >>>

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Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors & Horses and City Wall top visitor attractions in Xi’an
Shaanxi province: If you are lucky enough to visit Xi’an city in ...More >>>

UN chief launches 3 policy briefs on Our Common Agenda
UNITED NATIONS (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday launched three policy briefs. ..More >>>


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What precautions should we take when traveling in humid weather?
The rainy season has begun in Laos, heavy rainfall has caused flooding and landslides which are damaging roads and ....More >>>

NAGA boys lift trophies in Mazda Challenge Cup
Two football teams in the boys’ U-10 and 12 divisions from the W.I.G. NAGA Club ....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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