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- Lao leader voices concerns at SDG Summit
Laos needs further support from development partners and creditors to achieve success in prioritised courses of action towards fulfilment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

- BOL calls for use of local currencies in cross-border payments
Asean and China should strengthen their cooperation in relation to cross-border payments and the use of local currencies in trade payments, Laos’ central bank chief has said.

- Vientiane serves up exciting new visitor attraction
Vientiane authorities have​ improved services, built new visitor facilities and added more adventures activities at Nam Pien Yorla Pa, a popular tourist attraction in the capital,

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- Petrol supply remains normal, fuel association assures
There are no problems concerning the supply of petrol across Laos, the Lao Fuel and Gas Association has confirmed, in response to public concerns over a shortage. ..More>>>

- Rail company builds new village for displaced families in Luang Prabang

The Laos-China Railway Company has built new housing and other facilities for the residents of Buam-Or village in Xiengngeun district, Luang Prabang province, ...More>>>

- S. Korea’s Andong Soju set to build factory in Laos 
Andong Soju, the makers of soju, a traditional distilled spirit that originates in the Republic of Korea and is typically made from rice, wheat or barley, are preparing to ...More>>>

- Int’l conference discusses Vietnam-Laos-Cambodia cooperation in digital economy
HCM CITY (Vietnam News/ANN) -- More than 100 Vietnamese, Lao, and Cambodian experts, managers, and diplomats joined an ...More>>>

- Improved education crucial for development in East Asia and Pacific: World Bank
Children in some countries in East Asia and the Pacific are not acquiring basic educational skills despite significant advances in enrollment, according to a World Bank report. ...More>>>

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New online course prepares SMEs for export market
An e-learning course titled “Becoming Export Ready in the Lao PDR” will give SME operators ..More>>>

Filipino designers attend Lao Fashion Week in full force
Filipino designers returned in full force for the 10th anniversary of Lao Fashion Week, ...More >>>

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China-Laos Railway a path of development, happiness, friendship
The China-Laos Railway, since its operation on December 3, 2021, has greatly facilitated passenger ...More >>>

UN chief urges bold solutions to tackle great finance divide to deliver SDGs
UNITED NATIONS (Xinhua) -- The UN chief on Wednesday urged ...More >>>


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How can we prevent the spread of monkeypox?
Following the identification of a case of monkeypox, health authorities have advised the public to avoid skin-to-skin or face-to-face contact with...More >>>

Players battle for supremacy at world youth table tennis meet in Laos
More than 200 junior players are battling it out in the World Table Tennis Youth Contender ..More >>>

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Phou Khao Khouay, a must-see national park 
With its stunning natural beauty, dense woodland, cascading waterfalls, ....More>>>


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