28 July 2022

- Rail operator increases train services
As the number of passengers surges, the Laos-China Railway Company has announced it will increase the number of train journeys to meet the growing demand for rail travel. It will add a round-trip journey between Vientiane and Xay district in Oudomxay province, .....More >>>

- Section II of Lao-Thai railway delay opens
Phase II of the Lao-Thai Railway Construction Project (Section II) is now almost complete after the project is delayed to open but the project is scheduled for full completion and open for public at the end of this year. Vientiane Station or Khamsavath station of .....More >>>

- Laos, Vietnam strengthen ties in technology and innovation
Laos and Vietnam have agreed to further collaboration in technology and innovation by sharing the results of their academic work to advance research in the two countries.  An agreement on cooperation in this field was signed in Vientiane on Wednesday by ...More >>>

- Private investor to develop tourism industry, golf course in Vangvieng
Vang Villy Hill Company Limited, a privately-owned company under PTL Holding Company Limited, on Tuesday signed a Concession Agreement (CA) with the Government on the “Tourism Industry and Golf Course Project” in Vangvieng district, Vientiane Province. ...More >>>

Australia the cornerstone of Laos’ land bridge transformation
Laos now has a high-speed railway, an expressway and bridges to connect with neighbouring countries. With the emergence of new and improved transport infrastructure, this landlocked nation is on track to becoming a land bridge in the Mekong region. ...More >>>

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- Party, govt voice support for anti-human trafficking operations
The Party and government expressed their support for World Day Against Trafficking in Persons (July 30), a senior official said on Monday. ..More >>>

- Deputy PM receives Lao Finance Minister

Hanoi  (Vietnam News/ANN) -- Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai received Lao Finance Minister Bounchom Ubonpaseuth in Hanoi on Tuesday, declaring that ...More >>>

- Govt, Global Green Growth Institute tackle climate change issues
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, will continue to work with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in Laos to tackle climate change issues. ...More >>>

- Covid infections on the rise
Health officials are concerned about a new wave of Covid infections after 86 people tested positive for the virus in a single day on July 27. . .More >>>

- More study opportunities available through foreign scholarships 
Several countries are offering scholarships for Lao nationals wishing to study for bachelor, master’s and doctorate degrees. ... .More >>>

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Lao MSMEs accessing information for Covid-19 recovery 
Some 16,000 owners of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises ...More >>>

British Business Group supports disabled women in Laos
Members of the British Business Group visited the Lao Disabled Women’s ...More >>>

High-flying rockets are the harbinger of good fortun
Villagers across the country launch hundreds of thousands of home-made rockets into the sky each year, asking for rain, ...More >>>

Call for urgent monkeypox response
(China Daily/ANN) -- Health authorities are running out of time in the battle to control the global monkeypox outbreak, .... More >>>

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How can we prevent monkeypox from spreading to Laos?
Monkeypox is caused by the monkeypox virus, a member of the ...More >>>

Lao futsal teams to compete for Revive Cup
A total of 16 teams from Vientiane will compete in the Revive Futsal Cup 2022, with matches taking place from July 30 to ...More >>>

Viengxay is a beautiful nature
Viengxay district in Huaphan province, in the northeast of the country is not big and one day seems to be enough for ....More >>>





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