15 September 2022

- Sam Sang policy spearheads devolution of administration
The government is continuing to pursue a devolution strategy known as the Sam Sang (Three Builds) directive, to alleviate poverty and enable Laos to graduate from the United Nations’ list of least developed countries in 2026.. ....More >>>

- More rural communities gain access to clean water
Savannakhet province: Thousands of people in rural areas of Savannakhet and Khammuan provinces now have access to piped water and can drink clean, safe and high quality water, thanks to a grant from the EU through KfW.
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport on Wednesday handed over the Scaling-Up Nutrition and WASH Infrastructure Project (SUNWIP) to provincial authorities, with people in six districts now able to access clean water......More >>>

Lao, Cambodian National Assemblies hold talks to bolster cooperation
Cambodian parliament president is visiting Laos from September 14-16 to discuss cooperation with his Lao counterpart in Vientiane.  .....More >>>

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- Lao, Vietnamese armies celebrate enduring unity, friendship
Lao and Vietnamese defence ministers together with senior members of their armed forces met in Vientiane on Wednesday to celebrate the enduring unity and friendly relations between the two countries. ....More >>>

Govt approves feasibility study of Savannakhet-Lao Bao railway
The government has given the green light to Jiangsu Hengtong Construction Engineering Co., Ltd. to carry out a feasibility study on the construction of a 220km railway running from Savannakhet province to Lao Bao, which is situated in Quang Tri province, Vietnam, close to the Lao border......More >>>

- Laos, Vietnam to push for progress in cooperation programmes
The governments of Laos and Vietnam have agreed to push for continued progress in cooperation projects agreed to by the top leaders of the two countries.....More >>>

- University lecturers get lessons in online teaching
Lecturers at universities in Laos will undergo training to learn how to use online teaching materials and software so they can design online lesson plans. .... .More >>>

- Vice President urges Bokeo authorities to promote cattle farming
Vice President Dr Bounthong Chitmany has instructed authorities in Bokeo province to encourage private operators to raise more cattle for export, given the growing demand for beef in neighbouring countries... .More >>>

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Tickets for Laos-China Railway to be issued with names of passengers
People will be required to give their full names while booking tickets for the (LCR) as part ...More >>>

Japanese citizens promote Japanese language among Lao students
Four Japanese citizens assigned to secondary schools in Laos to promote Japanese language ...More >>>

Basic education for ethnic children has been improved in Oudomxay province
Plan International enhanced equal access to basic education and assisted school readiness. ...More >>>

77th session of UN General Assembly opens
UNITED NATIONS (Xinhua) -- The 77th session of the UN General Assembly was declared open on Tuesday by new General Assembly President .... More >>>

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What can be done to prevent people falling victim to fake job offers?
Posts on social media sometimes appear in which people claim they can get jobs for....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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