26 July 2022

- US provides US$8.5 million for UXO operations in Xieng Khuang
The United States has granted 12 months of additional funding totalling US$8.5 million to the Mines Advisory Group (MAG) to continue UXO clearance, surveys, and explosive ordnance risk education across Xieng Khuang province. .....More >>>

- US gives boost to people with disabilities in northern Laos
People with mobility difficulties in Kham district, Xieng Khuang province, and nearby regions are set to benefit from improved rehabilitation and functional exercise health services, thanks to support from the United .....More >>>

- DPM thanks partners for support during Laos’ battle with Covid
Deputy Prime Minister Prof. Dr Kikeo Khaykhamphithoune on Monday hailed Laos’ success in overcoming Covid-19 and suppressing the last wave of the virus. Speaking at a press conference, he thanked the government’s international partners for their support, but at the same time warned that the ...More >>>

- Planned UHS Hospital to be Laos’ first teaching hospital
The University of Health Sciences (UHS) will become a teaching hospital, unlike other hospitals in Laos, making the construction of its simulation centre key to helping the hospital develop into the main centre of education for medical personnel in the country....More >>>

- Vientiane Logistics Park offers trade, investment opportunities, Lao operator tells Thai authorities
The Vientiane Logistics Park and its Thanaleng Dry Port offer great trade and investment opportunities for Thai entrepreneurs, the project operator has told Thai authorities. ...More >>>


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- Lao passport ranked 95th most powerful in the world
A Lao passport is the 95th most powerful passport in the world out of the 199 assessed, according to an update to a global index carried out by the Henley Passport Index.  ..More >>>

New study paves way for geothermal energy production
The Ministry of Energy and Mines has authorised the Lao Development, Construction and Investment Co. Ltd. and GEIOS Energy to carry out a feasibility study on a geothermal energy project, with planned installed capacity of 4,000MW.....More >>>

- Labour ministry shines spotlight on worker safety
The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare is working to raise public awareness about the need to prevent workplace accidents and occupational diseases, in a bid to reduce the number work-related injuries and deaths. ...More >>>

- Govt probes civil service exams in bid to improve efficiency
The Ministry of Home Affairs is assessing the administration of entrance exams to the civil service, in response to public complaints about the quantity and quality of civil servants, with many questioning the selection process. .More >>>

- Police nab suspect after car chase, exchange of gunfire
Police arrested a man after he was found acting suspiciously in Huayhong village, Chanthabouly district, Vientiane, last Friday, with the arrest culminating in an exchange of gunfire.. .More >>>

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Lao products go on display to mark International MSME Day
Products made by small and medium enterprises in Laos went on display from July 22-24 at the ...More >>>

Winner of Youth Speech Contest 2022 announced
A young woman from Vientiane has won the Youth Speech Contest 2022 after delivering a stirring talk on the prescribed topic “The road to...More >>>

Vat Phou That is very beautiful
Phou That temple is a much loved and important icon to the people of Oudomxay province and is arguably one of the most striking temples in Laos...More >>>

Thailand declares national monkeypox alert after emergency meeting
(The Nation/ANN) -- Thailand on Sunday upgraded its monkeypox alert to the national level after .... More >>>

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What were your experiences of using the Laos-China railway?
Starting last December, the Laos-China railway has been operating between Vientiane and the...More >>>

Laos’ U8 football team wins LaLiga Youth Tournament 2022 Cup
Laos’ Mazda GB FC U8 team won the LaLiga Youth Tournament 2022 Cup, with the ...More >>>

Tad Fane, a waterfall in paradise
Pakxong district in Champassak province lies on the Bolaven Plateau in southern Laos and is renowned for its coffee plantations. .....More >>>





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