13 September 2022

- Rail operator to provide overnight parking at Vientiane station
The Laos-China Railway Company Limited has announced that it will provide overnight parking and toilet facilities at the station in Vientiane. ....More >>>

- Noncommunicable diseases responsible for 45 percent of deaths in Laos
Four noncommunicable diseases - cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - claim 30,000 lives annually and are responsible for 45 percent of all deaths in Laos, the Lao Tropical and Public Health Institute reported recently. ....More >>>

Private investors to build liquid bulk tank farm in Vientiane Logistics Park
PTL Holding Co., Ltd., Muhibbah Engineering (M) BHD, and OSD Holding Sole Co., Ltd. have reached a shareholders’ agreement on establishing PLH Co., Ltd. to build a Liquid Bulk Tank Farm at the Vientiane Logistics Park......More >>>

- Government of Lao PDR inks deal with investors for Feasibility Study (FS) on the development of wind power project
On September 9, 2022, the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) held a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) ....More >>>

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- PTT focuses on sustaining its business operations
PTT Public Company Limited, one of Thailand’s largest fuel distributors, has said it will focus on sustaining its existing business operations while considering selective investment for current business maintaining......More >>>

- New digital system enables drought alerts for farmers

The Lao Climate Services for Agriculture (LaCSA) initiative can now be used to develop a drought forecasting bulletin and enable regular drought alerts......More >>>

- New Grade 4 primary curriculum rolls out in schools nationwide
Teaching of the new Grade 4 Lao Language curriculum, developed by the Ministry of Education and Sports with the support of Australia, starts nationally this school year. ....More >>>

- Vice President signs book of condolence over death of Queen Elizabeth
Vice President Pany Yathotou on Monday signed a book of condolence at the British Embassy in Vientiane in honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, who died on September 8.... .More >>>

- Lao leaders offer condolences on passing of Queen Elizabeth II
Lao leaders have sent messages of condolence to their counterparts in the United Kingdom following the death on September 8 of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom ..... .More >>>

- Investor, farmer issues under the spotlight in agriculture field visit
A key question for rural development in Laos is how to ensure that large-scale investments in commercial agriculture benefit smallholder farmers as well as companies. .... .More >>>

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APG conducts on-site evaluation of Laos’ anti-money laundering measures
The Anti-Money Laundering Intelligence Office (AMLIO) of the Bank...More >>>

Institut Francais celebrates contemporary art
The new cultural season at the Institut Francais in Vientiane opened on September 7 ...More >>>

Australia’s BEQUAL brings fun to Lao classrooms
At a primary school in central Vientiane, a teacher tells her students to face each other and form groups of four or six. In the classroom...More >>>

Emperor’s attendance at Queens Elizabeth II’s funeral planned in 1st overseas trip
JAPAN (The Yomiuri Shimbun/ANN) -- The government is making arrangements. .... More >>>

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What can be done to reduce violence in society?
Physical and sexual violence is common worldwide with thousands suffering from such abuse on a daily basis. One of the prevailing beliefs...More >>>

Laos’ Olympics committee gears up for int’l events
The National Olympics Committee of Laos is making plans to prepare Lao athletes for competition in international events in 2023 and 2024. ..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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