7 July 2021

Asean countries review sustainable tourism awards


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- Govt mulls measures to overcome Covid-19 crisis
The government is holding a special virtual meeting to discuss ways to better respond to the Covid-19 pandemic and overcome the economic and financial difficulties Laos is facing. Chaired by Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh, the open government meeting is taking place in Vientiane from July 6-8...More >>>

- Lao SUSU online platform launched for effective prevention of Covid-19
The Lao SUSU mobile application has been launched in the country to ensure the effective implementation of control measures aimed at preventing and containing Covid-19.. . ..More >>>

- Over 38 bn kip worth goods damaged in fires
In the first six months of the year, 23 fires were reported from across Vientiane in which goods worth 38 billion kip were destroyed. The cause of the fire, in most cases, was an electrical short circuit. circuits...More >>>

- Champassak sees spike in imported cases of Covid-19
Thousands of Lao nationals working in Thailand have returned home since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, but some have brought the virus with them.
Cases of the virus among returning workers have soared in recent weeks, especially in Champassak province...More >>>

- Thanaleng Dry Port, Vientiane Logistics Park to open for service next month as project marks one-year anniversary
The Thanaleng Dry Port (TDP) and Vientiane Logistics Park (VLP) expect to launch a soft opening next month with services that will help reduce logistics and transport costs. The planned opening comes after the US$727 million project has been implemented for one year. ...More >>>


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- Asean countries review sustainable tourism awards
Laos and Asean countries have reviewed the Asean sustainable tourism awards and the 2nd Asean master assessors during a videoconference from July 5-7 based in Vientiane, to upgrade participants’ skills so that recommended practices can be effectively implemented in their own countries. .. ...More >>>

- Oudomxay approves investments by 3 foreign firms for agriculture
Oudomxay​ province has allowed three​ foreign companies to invest and develop agriculture​ in Xay,​ Baeng,​ and​ Houn districts.
A ceremony to mark the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the provincial authorities​​ and​ the​ companies ​was held recently in ​Oudomxay​ district. . ...More >>>

- Livestock department issues a notice to continue Lumpy control
The Department of Livestock and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry recently issued a notification to continue controlling Lumpy skin disease in cattle and buffalos, although the cure rate is now more than 80 percent in Laos.
The department on July 1, issued a notice no. .....More >>>

- Police crackdown on restaurants flouting rules
Police around the country are continuing to inspect and crackdown on restaurants flouting rules and serving customers alcohol.
The task force committee recently allowed the opening of restaurants in non-red zones, but they have to comply with all virus prevention measures such as social distancing, temperature .... ..More >>>

- Ministry allows Lao nationals to resume studies in Vietnam
Lao education authorities have allowed a total of 102 Lao students to return to Vietnam to continue their studies at several universities. The students must travel to Vietnam during July 9-10 via the ... ..More >>>


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Price of eggs rises due to shortage of supply
The price of eggs has risen due short supply caused by the rising costs for farmers.
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Puppet troupe to temporarily stop rehearsing for shows
The National Puppet Theatre Troupe has stopped preparing new ...More >>>

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Curbs to stay during Eid
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What can be done to protect the environment and keep tourist attractions clean?
Some Facebook users posted some pictures of tourist sites in Vientiane. . ...More >>>

Lao judo fighter set to compete at Olympic Games
Lao judo fighter Soukphaxay Sitthisan will compete in the men’s 60kg ...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 >>>