7 September 2022

- Trade between Laos and Vietnam exceeds US$1 billion
The value of two-way trade between Laos and Vietnam exceeded US$1 billion over the past eight months of this year, an increase of over 20 percent compared to the same period last year, a top Vietnamese leader has said.Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc quoted the figure when responding to questions by reporters in an interview held to mark the 60th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic relations. ...More >>>

- Laos, Mongolia agree to enhance ties, broaden cooperation
Laos and Mongolia have agreed to enhance ties and broaden cooperation following talks between their Ministers of Foreign Affairs, which took place in Mongolia. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith led a Lao delegation on a visit to Mongolia from September 2-5 at the invitation of his Mongolian counterpart, Ms Battsetseg Batmunkh....  ....More >>>

- DPM visits policemen injured in explosion during arrest
The government is providing assistance and has met with the families of police officers who were killed and injured when a man they were attempting to detain detonated an explosive device in Luang Prabang province last week. ...More >>>

- FSN ASIA, No. 1 Digital Marketing Group in Asia, Acquires ‘Bizgital’ a Digital Marketing Company in Laos
FSN ASIA, subsidiary of FSN (listed in KOSDAQ), acquires ‘Bizgital’ (digital marketing company in Laos) and will expedite expansion of Southeast Asia market....More >>>

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- Road damage in Oudomxay estimated at over 60 billion kip 
Authorities in Oudomxay province estimate that more than 60 billion kip will be needed to restore roads damaged by flooding caused by tropical storm Ma-on and that the work will take 1-2 years.......More >>>

Chinese Embassy to issue visas for Lao students
Lao nationals wishing to travel to China for the purposes of academic study can now apply for a visa at the Chinese Embassy to Laos. An announcement issued by the Ministry of Education and Sports on August 26 spelled out the criteria set by the Embassy for eligibility for a visa. .....More >>>

- Govt to centralise SEZ statistics records
Statistics concerning the operations of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in Laos are to be centralised for the purposes of investment promotion and other uses. An agreement on the system was authorised to centralise all statistics concerning investment, employees and other information relating to SEZs, ....More >>>

- Start school safely with full Covid vaccination: heath chief
The Hygiene and Health Promotion Department of the Ministry of Health is calling on parents of children in the 6-11 and 12-17 age groups to ensure they are fully vaccinated at the start of the new school year.  .. .More >>>

- Youth groups to foster talents of young people
The Department of Youth Movement of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Youth Union has signed an agreement with the Lao Mistine Progress Company to jointly develop the talents of young people in Laos... .More >>>

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People with low incomes concerned about food expenses due to consumer price hike
People with low incomes across the country are concerned about their growing ...More >>>

Man of the Globe Laos 2022 to join competition in Malaysia
The Man of the Globe Laos 2022, Mr Malouxa Duangmany, is hoping to win the ...More >>>

Reporters get lessons on ways to support the elimination of violence against women
Physical and sexual violence against women is common worldwide and is a gross infringement of ...More >>>

66 dead, 248 injured as Sichuan quake rescue work continues
(Xinhua/China Daily) -- The death toll from the 6.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Luding .... More >>>

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What’s to be done about the cattle that roam on main roads?
Vientiane is the rapidly developing heart of Laos but it seems the city is unable to shake off its ...More >>>

Asian table tennis union to support Lao players
The Asian Table Tennis Union will continue to support the development of Lao players to international standards, ..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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