Lao

1 August 2022

- Thai police return fugitive Lao fraud suspect
Thai police on Sunday returned a woman and her husband, who were arrested in Rangsit last week on charges of fraud, to Lao police, who will initiate legal proceeding against the couple.
The pair were discovered at a hotel in Rangsit, Pathum Thani province, Thailand where they were in hiding after making a hasty exit from Laos at the end of June when their scam began to fall apart. ...More >>>

- Job creation the key for Laos: World Bank
Despite robust economic growth in Laos, there has been limited creation of employment opportunities, according to a recent World Bank report. ....More >>>

- Laos, Japan tighten up rules around employment of skilled workers
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on a basic framework for proper operation of the system concerning employees with the residence status of “Specified Skilled Worker” was signed in Vientiane last week.
The agreement was signed between Japan’s State Minister of Justice, Mr Jun Tsushima, and Laos’ Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Mr Phongxaysack Intharath....More >>>

- Thai entrepreneurs seek investment opportunities at Thanaleng Dry Port, Vientiane Logistics Park
With its cost-effective logistics and transport-related facilities that enable an efficient flow of goods within the region and beyond, entrepreneurs from neighbouring Thailand are seeking business opportunities at the Vientiane Logistics Park and its Thanaleng Dry Port. ...More >>>

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Mekong and US strengthen partnership for sustainable water management
Water is life. The need for this resource is universal, yet access to water is not guaranteed in many parts of the world. Together, the world faces new and evolving challenges.  Climate change and it’s anticipated effects like prolonged droughts, changing weather patterns, and food insecurity will create new barriers for vulnerable and at-risk communities to access clean drinking water and sufficient food sources. ...More >>>

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- Russia provides fresh update on Ukraine conflict
The Embassy of the Russian Federation delivered an additional press briefing in Vientiane on Friday to inform media personnel about the latest developments in the Ukraine crisis. ..More >>>

- China-Laos Railway improves more than just travel time

(China Daily/ANN) -- The China-Laos Railway, connecting China’s Kunming in Yunnan province and Laos’s capital city Vientiane, has built up an efficient transportation channel between China and ASEAN countries, with logistics costs greatly reduced and regional economy further boosted.. ...More >>>

- Lao, Vietnamese developers ink deal on new projects in Attapeu
The Laos-based Dokchampakham Group and Vietnam’s Wealth Power Group on Friday signed a contract on the joint survey, design, planning and implementation of a clutch of projects in Attapeu province. ...More >>>

- Civil society groups boost support for govt response to Covid
Lao Civil Society Organisations have supported the government’s response to Covid-19 prevention in 10 provinces.
Ten organisations on Friday signed new 12-month partnership agreements for the projects.. .More >>>

- WWF issues call for recovery of tigers in Laos
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Laos), in cooperation with the government, is paving the way for tigers to recover in Laos and enable Asia’s iconic big cat to once again thrive in forests. ... .More >>>

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Russia, Laos discuss trade and economic cooperation
Senior officials of the Russian and Lao government recently discussed trade and economic cooperation during a recent online meeting. ...More >>>

Miss International Queen Laos wants to help disadvantaged children
The Miss International Queen Laos, Ms Minladar Engmany, ...More >>>

High-flying rockets are the harbinger of good fortune
Villagers across the country launch hundreds of thousands of home-made rockets ...More >>>

Asean keeps firm focus on recovery
(China Daily/ANN) -- Efforts to promote sustainable development as part of Southeast Asia’s recovery from the pandemic are likely to. .... More >>>

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What should the government do to ensure sufficient rice is available and prevent price rises?
Rice and other food items are on sale at different prices in four districts of Vientiane. ..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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