14 June, 2024

- Visit by UN human rights chief bolsters international ties
A visit to Laos by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights last week paved the way for closer regional and international cooperation on human rights. .....More>>>

- DPM attends BRICS Dialogue with developing countries, emphasises multilateralism 
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith on June 11 attended the BRICS Foreign Ministers’ Dialogue with Developing Countries (BRICS+) in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, and emphasised the importance of multilateralism and the critical role that BRICS plays in this regard and in global affairs.. ....More>>>

- Renewed efforts to help Laos combat poverty, malnutrition
 The government launched Phase II of the Reducing Rural Poverty and Malnutrition Project on June 11, bringing additional resources to improve nutrition and raise incomes in the country’s 25 poorest districts, with support from the World Bank. ........More>>>

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- Xayaboury plans to launch Visit Laos Year ahead of festival

Kaenthao district in Xayaboury province plans to launch the Visit Laos Year campaign on June 19 to promote a local festival, according to Paxason newspaper.. .....More>>>

- NAFRI, partners plan enhanced sustainable cassava production
The National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute (NAFRI), together with development partners, is seeking greater co-development of technology for sustainable cassava production, ......​​..More>>>

- NA member asks govt to close internet shops
A National Assembly member for Savannakhet province has asked the government to close small businesses that provide public access to the internet, saying they are only used for online gambling purposes. ...More>>>

- Bokeo gives green light to study on new tourist facilities
Bokeo provincial authorities have given the green light to two companies to carry out a feasibility study of a project to build tourist facilities in Yaitonpheung village, Tonpheung district. ......More>>>

- Japan gives boost to radiology teaching in Laos
Lao and Japanese collaboration in the field of medical technology will improve quality and safety in radiology by strengthening teaching around the subject at Laos’ University of Health Sciences. ......More>>>

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Laos to negotiate with China over cattle exports
The government will continue to push for more cattle to be sold to China while renegotiating the quarantine conditions laid down by Chinese .... More >>>

Christina Lasasimma to participate in pageant in Poland
The Miss Supranational Laos 2024, Ms Christina Lasasimma, has left for Poland to participate in the Miss Supranational 2024 pageant..... More >>>

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Enticing aroma sees coffee shop become top tourist attraction in Oudomxay
The enticing aroma of coffee emanating from a modern outlet named Home Cafe in Nalea village, Xay district, Oudomxay province, has become a popular gathering place for tourists and people of all ages, thanks to the wide variety of tempting....More>>>

Beijing vows all ‘necessary measures’ after EU’s EV tariff move
(Global Times) -- Multiple Chinese government departments and organisations voiced on Wednesday strong opposition to the European ..More >>>

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What issues would you like the National Assembly to address?
The National Assembly kicked off its 7th Ordinary Session on Monday, with the main focus being on economic growth and ways to . ....More >>>

Student athletes gear up for ASEAN University Games
Students at the National University of Laos (NUOL) are preparing for the 21st ASEAN University Games, which is taking place in Indonesia from .......More >>>

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Tad Lo and Tad Hang: the hidden gems of SaravanSaravan province in southern Laos is home to two breathtaking waterfalls named Tad Lo and Tad Hang. ....More >>>

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