6 May 2022

Thanaleng Dry Port, Vientiane Logistics Park offer cost-effective service, developer says ## Savannakhet faces fuel shortage

- PM directs ministry to compile standard Lao language dictionary
Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh has directed the Ministry of Education and Sports to compile a standard Lao language dictionary by 2025.
During a meeting with the Lao language research committee on Tuesday, Prime Minister Phankham highlighted the importance of the Lao language and the need to research and improve principles used in the language. ....More >>>

- Spiralling inflation causing increasing hardship
The Asian Development Bank has predicted that the annual average rate of inflation in Laos will jump to 5.8 percent in 2022 and 5.0 percent in 2023.
Inflation will be driven by higher oil prices, rising domestic demand, and the continuing depreciation of the kip, according to the ADB’s Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2022.
The Russia-Ukraine conflict has heightened geopolitical uncertainty and rattled commodity and financial markets amid the Covid pandemic. ....More >>>

- Savannakhet faces fuel shortage
Savannakhet province is facing an acute fuel shortage making it difficult for people to commute.
Addressing the issue, the Director of the Department of Industry and Commerce of Savannakhet Province, Mr Phosysoy kuthilath, told the local media that fuel prices have been steadily rising, with oil prices having fluctuated 11 times since early 2022. The reason for rising oil prices is due to the ongoing conflict between the world’s oil-producing countries. ..More >>>

- Thanaleng Dry Port, Vientiane Logistics Park offer cost-effective service, developer says
Thanaleng Dry Port (TDP) and Vientiane Logistics Park (VLP), now operational in the Lao capital of Vientiane, are part of a multimodal transport network that offers cost-effective services to customers, the project’s developer told friendship associations on Wednesday.
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- Top Party, state inspectors launch hotline to seek public opinions, petitions
Top inspectors of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party and the state have launched the hotline number 1525 to seek public opinions and issues ...More >>>

- Ministry orders strict foreign currency transaction management

The Ministry of Public Security has ordered the strict management of foreign currency transactions with an aim to prevent the mushrooming of unlawful money exchange units in the country. ....More >>>

- Lao-Thai cooperate to fight against drug trafficking
Laos and Thailand are continuing their close cooperation to combat the drug trade across their shared borders, especially in high-risk provinces such as the ...More >>>

- Laos marks World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
Acts of kindness are all around us and no matter how big or small, they make a huge difference in people’s lives. ...More >>>

- Laos eases Covid-19 restrictions for visitors
The government has eased Covid-19 restrictions, including lifting the quarantine requirement for foreign visitors and Lao citizens who have a negative result for Covid-19 tests after entering the country. ...More >>>

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Plywood maker eyes exports to US, Canada and Europe
Burapha Agro-Forestry Co Ltd, a Lao-Swedish plantation and wood products ..More >>>

More gender equality means better nutrition for rural women and children
The 8th of March celebrates women around the world. This international commemoration ..More >>>

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Lao athletes to aim for victory at SEA Games
All members of the Lao team will do their best to emerge victorious ..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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