- Govt mulls plans to minimise impacts of pandemic
Economic issues, particularly ways to strengthen the economy while minimising the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, are among the most important issues being discussed at a government meeting which began in Vientiane on Thursday. The meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, is being attended by government cabinet members,
- NUOL begins PhD programme in education management
The National University of Laos (NUOL) is offering a new PhD programme on education management to train educators to assume leadership positions in the sector.
The programme will be taught at the Faculty of Education and aims to meet international and Asean standards.
- Visitors to Luang Prabang plummet by 584,380 in 2020
Luang Prabang city recorded only 257,647 visitors in 2020, down 68 percent on 2019 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a report from the province’s Information, Culture and Tourism Department
Of this number, 142,435 were foreign nationals and 133,212 were Lao. The overall figure of 257,647 was a decrease of 584,380 from