- Nam Theun 2 shareholders, govt partner in world’s largest hybrid floating solar project
The government and shareholders in the Nam Theun 2 hydropower plant have agreed to develop Nam Theun 2-Solar, the largest hybrid floating solar project in the world.
With an installed capacity of 240MWp, the solar project will be built on the reservoir of Nam Theun 2, one of the largest hydroelectric projects in Laos....More >>>
- Laos to get 1 million doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine
More than one million doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine are set to arrive in Laos on Thursday, giving a boost to the government’s efforts to protect people against the Covid-19 virus.
The vaccines are being provided via the COVAX Facility, a global initiative that distributes Covid-19 shots to low and middle-income countries. World Health Organisation, UNICEF, the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation, and Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations are the core members of the COVAX platform.. ...More >>>
- Japan to provide 600,000 doses of Covid vaccine
Japan will provide about 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine manufactured in Japan to the people of Laos, Japan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Motegi Toshimitsu announced on Tuesday.
The vaccines will be delivered to Laos as soon as the necessary logistics coordination by the COVAX Facility is completed....More >>>
- Vientiane releases millions of fish to ensure food security
Vientiane plans to release an additional two million fish back into the river to meet the government’s goal of releasing 58 million fish this year to ensure food security.
This was informed by the Director of Vientiane Agriculture and Forestry Department, Dr Lasay Nouanthasing, on July 13 National Aquatic and Wildlife Day. The event was witnessed by the Deputy Minister for Agriculture and Forestry, Dr Bounkhouang Khambounheuang.. ...More >>>