16 September 2022

- Monks to receive scholarships for study in India
The HSMM Group of Companies via the J.F. Foundation has agreed to provide two scholarships each year from 2022-2031 to enable Lao monks to undertake studies in India. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the provision of the scholarships was signed in Vientiane on Thursday by the Director of the HSMM Group of Companies via .. ....More >>>

- Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia take part in joint rescue exercise
Military personnel from Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia have carried out a joint operation in Vientiane to rehearse rescue procedures in response to natural disasters. The closing ceremony of the exercise was attended by Lao President Thongloun Sisoulith, who is also Party Secretary General; .....More >>>

Mekong nations, Korea partner in digital business development
Mekong nations and the Republic of Korea are continuing business development cooperation through digital transformation strategies. The 10th Mekong-Korea Business Forum to discuss these strategies took place on September 14 and marked the 10th anniversary of cooperation between the public and private sectors of the Mekong countries and the Republic of Korea in strengthening business partnerships.  .....More >>>

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- Govt, INGOs review outcomes of development projects
The government and International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) have taken part in 237 development projects from 2018 to 2021, with funding for these projects increasing to more than US$300 million.. ....More >>>

Laos’ economic outlook downgraded as investment, export growth slows
The Lao Academy of Social and Economic Science (LASES) has lowered its economic growth forecast for Laos to 3 percent this year, from 4 percent projected in previous months.......More >>>

- Govt, WCS step up action against the illegal wildlife trade
Despite intensive efforts by national and international Non-Governmental Organisations in cooperation with government agencies, illegal hunting and trade in protected wildlife in Laos remains a serious problem. .....More >>>

- Suspected drug dealer kills police officer in Huaphan
A man suspected of being a drug dealer and a vendor of illegal weapons killed a police officer when he fired a gun after he was apprehended on a village street.. .... .More >>>

- Health centre introduces safe Covid measures in schools
The Centre of Information, Education for Health, under the Ministry of Health, the World Health Organisation, and Unicef have given advice on Covid-19 safety for teachers and students returning to school.... .More >>>

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Laos launches IMPACT Biz project to boost economic recovery
Laos is working with foreign development partners to promote economy recovery ...More >>>

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

Tad Faek and Tad Huakhon waterfalls make visitors feel charming
Some people visited Tad Faek and Tad Huakhon waterfalls of Xekong province . ...More >>>

WHO warns future waves of COVID-19 infection as deaths drop
GENEVA (Xinhua) -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday.... More >>>

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What do you think about the government’s intention to reduce the number of civil servants?
The number of civil servants in Laos is equal to 2.4 percent of the population, ....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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