Lao

3 August 2022

- Sithandone SEZ launches new mega projects
The Sithandone Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in southern Laos is starting construction of two major development projects after the completion of a land survey carried out by Zone officials and the government. ...More >>>

- Lao, Vietnamese armies share in emergency rescue exercise
Members of the Lao and Vietnamese armies together with residents of Attapeu province recently teamed up to practice emergency rescue operations and life-saving manoeuvres that might be required in the event of a natural disaster. Personnel from the Lao and Vietnamese defence forces partnered in the exercises, ...More >>>

- Indonesia, Laos expand trade growth
From January to May this year, the total value of trade between Laos and Indonesia reached US$22.7 million, with this figure expected to swell significantly by the end of this year. The two countries have seen a 282 percent increase in trade growth from US$16.1 million in 2017 to US$45.5 million in 2021. ...More >>>

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Labour ministry warns of illicit employment agencies
Lao authorities are coming under increasing pressure to stop illegal employment agencies sending Lao workers to other countries without permission from the government. The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare on July 29 issued a warning advising ...More >>>




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- Attapeu authorities seize vast haul of illegally felled wood
Attapeu provincial authorities confiscated over 1,350 cubic metres of illegal felled wood over the first six months of this year in a continuing battle against the illegal timber trade. ..More >>>

- Covid infections on the rise

More cases of Covid-19 are being recorded despite the government’s attempts to curb the spread of the virus.
On Tuesday, the Centre of Information and Education for Health reported 104 new infections, bringing the countrywide total since the start of the pandemic to 211,375 cases... ...More >>>

- Govt reaffirms commitment to reform of education
The government has reiterated its commitment to upholding the right to education for all people, with a commitment to action in four key areas of education transformation....More >>>

- See a doctor if you have dengue fever, health minister advises
The Ministry of Health is warning members of the public not to self-medicate or to go to a clinic if they become ill, as this could delay essential hospital treatment if the illness turns out to be dengue. .. .More >>>

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Goods’ prices high despite fall in value of foreign currencies
The prices of food items continue to be high despite a fall in the value of key foreign currencies ...More >>>

Designer Billy to create uniforms for luxury international hotel
Crowne Plaza Vientiane and the Society Corporation have decided to appoint a member ...More >>>

Visit Khonphapheng and pay respect to the sacred manikhot tree
Visitors often begin their visit by paying respect and asking for a good luck and good health...More >>>

UN chief welcomes 1st sailing of vessel from Ukraine’s Odesa under grain export deal
UNITED NATIONS (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday welcomed... More >>>

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Why is breastfeeding recommended for all babies?Breast milk is the most beneficial form of food for babies. Breastfeeding meets all the needs of newborns; it strengthens the immune system and .....More >>>


Lao students win medals at Asean University GamesLaos’ student sports team on August 2 won a gold, three silver and 12 bronze medals at the 20th Asean University Games held in Udon...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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