12 October 2021

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- S. Korea donates over US$2 million of clothing to Lao Red Cross
The Red Cross of the Republic of Korea has donated clothes worth more than US$2 million (over 20 billion kip) to the Lao Red Cross.
The shipment of clothing, delivered in September and October, will be distributed among the poorest families in remote and rural areas of Laos. It comprises 26 containers holding 14,173 boxes of clothing valued at a total of US$2,758,363....More >>>

- Golden Triangle SEZ asks for more workers
Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone developers in Bokeo province have asked the province’s Covid-19 taskforce to ease the procedures around the importing of workers, so that operations can take place with less disruption.
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone, Mrs Chen Zhong, said recently that the Covid-19 outbreak has disrupted operations at the Zone for the past five months... ...More >>>

- One dead, 4 injured in crash at accident blackspot
One man died and four people were injured when two trucks collided on a notoriously dangerous mountainous road in Luang Prabang province on Sunday.
An emergency rescue team operated in the province by the Lao Red Cross reported that at 14:34pm they received a call informing them that two articulated trucks had been involved in a fatal head-on collision at Phou Kao Lak (9km Mountain) in Nan district.. . ..More >>>

- Youth union calls for greater investment in young people
The Lao People’s Revolutionary Youth Union is calling for a greater investment for the development of adolescents and youth, especially adolescent girls as Laos is joining the world marking the International Day of the Girl Child 2021. The union and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in collaboration with Plan International, Save the Children International (SCI), Population Services International (PSI), and other partners jointly celebrated the day under the theme ‘Digital Generation: Technology and innovation as accelerators of girls’ bodily autonomy.’....More >>>


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- Laos, China partner to strengthen renewable energy use
Laos is working with China to build the capacity of Lao staff and researchers working in the field of research and renewable energy utilisation. This cooperation enables the creation of networks in the development of renewable energy and is a continuous partnership between the Renewable Energy and New Materials Institute and Laos’ Ministry of Energy and Mines. ...More >>>

- Covid-19 claims four more victims
The National Taskforce for Covid-19 Prevention and Control on Monday reported four more deaths from the virus, the highest number to be announced in a single day and taking the total number of coronavirus deaths to 30.
One of the casualties of the virus was a 57-year-old man from Vangvieng district, Vientiane province. Another was an 83-year-old man from Kaysone Phomvihane city, Savannakhet province, who suffered from cerebral arteriosclerosis.. ....More >>>

- Laos, UNDP bolster efforts to fulfil Sustainable Development Goals
Laos remains committed to continuing cooperation with development partners including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) towards fulfilment of the Sustainable Development Goals. At the same time, the government is rolling out the National Green Growth Strategy and paving the way to graduation from Least Developed Country status and becoming an upper middle-income country......More >>>

- Provinces adjust virus control measures in line with local situation
Vientiane, Savannakhet and Huaphan provinces are continuing lockdowns although some restrictions are being eased in line with changing circumstances. The lockdown in Vientiane province has been extended until October 15. Funerals are allowed but the number of participants must be limited and must comply with standard Covid control measures. Funerals are of particular concern as several people have contracted the virus after attending funerals in recent weeks. . ....More >>>


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Laos to boost bilateral trade and investment with India
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Face of Laos-2021 announces winners
Mr Somphong Phanthavong, 23, Mr Thupphathone Vilavongsa, 23 and Ms Sabina Sinavong have been . ...More >>>

Strengthen mental health services: WHO
On the World Mental Health Day, the World Health Organisation urges countries in the South-East Asia Region to . ....More >>>

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How can we take care of our mental health during the Covid outbreak?
The Covid outbreak has had a major effect on our lives. Many of us . ....More >>>

Lao footballers train for AFC U-23
The Lao national team is currently training at the National Stadium in Vientiane ahead of the AFC U-23 Championship ..More >>>

A new holiday gem awaits in Vangvieng
People who like to travel but who don’t want to go too far from Vientiane now have a great new opportunity for.. More >>>