7 November, 2023

- Laos, Mongolia sign seven cooperation agreements 
The leaders of Laos and Mongolia on Monday signed seven cooperation documents, aiming to build ties in economic affairs, trade, investment and tourism. ...More>>>

- Bokeo int’l airport set for full operation by end of 2023
Bokeo International Airport, located in Tonpheung district, is slated to start offering international flights at the end of this year when the con-struction process is fully complete. ..More>>>

- China expo boosts market accessibility, win-win cooperation
Shanghai, China: China is now bolstering opportunities for trade partners to access its enormous market segment for win-win cooperation, through the 6th China International Import Expo taking place here from November 5-10.. ..More>>>

- Health sector upgrade skill in  Chongqing medical and pharmaceutical college
The Lao health sector will build the skills of its staff through the Chongqing Municipal People’s Government Mayor’s scholarship for foreign students under the “Silk Road Project”: Lao International Management Talent Training Course on Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine. ...More>>>

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- Health chief calls for more young people to train as surgeons 
More young people are needed to train in surgery, as there is a shortage of doctors who are qualified to treat serious injuries at hospitals around the country. ..More>>>

- S. Korea bolsters effective use of Official Development Assistance
Effective use of Official Development Assistance (ODA) in Laos provided by the Republic of Korea (ROK) is set to improve following a seminar on the use of ODA in rural development. ..More>>>

- Labour ministry outlines pros, cons of Lao workers overseas
Labour authorities say that the high number of Lao nationals working in other countries is beneficial for Laos because they learn skills and discipline which they can put into practice upon their return home. ..More>>>

- Celebrating 50 years of partnership and progress: Lao Govt, UNICEF strengthen commitment to children’s rights, welfare
The Lao government and UNICEF kicked off the countdown of celebrations marking their 50 years of cooperation yesterday in Vientiane. ....More>>>

- First wind turbine erected in Xekong
The first wind turbine in Xekong province has been installed under the Monsoon Wind Power Project, in Dakxiam village, Dakcheung district.. ...More>>>

- Team Europe partners step up development cooperation with Laos
Lao government officials and European development partners met in Vientiane last week to discuss ongoing cooperation priorities and projects under the Team Europe Strategy for 2021-2025. ...More>>>

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Commerce ministry informs NA of new measures governing importers, exporters
The government is working with well-established, privately-owned companies to develop a modern system of registration and an import-export database ...More>>>

UYD/ Lao youth festival to kick off on November 10
The UYD/ Lao Youth Festival – which aims to promote the talent of youth    ... More >>>

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Laos ends Buddhist Lent with traditional boat races
With the large majority of people in Laos being Buddhists, the festival to mark the end of Buddhist Lent at the end of October is ...More >>>

US, Arab states at odds on truce
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Xinhua) -- The United States and Arab countries disagreed on the need for an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza Strip ..More >>>

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What more should the government do to improve the skills of the Lao workforce?
Large numbers of Lao people are seeking work in other countries, while those who stay in Laos. ..More >>>

Laos wins silver medal at Asean Badminton Championship
Laos picked up a silver medal in the boys’ U-15 doubles event at the Asean U-15 and U-17..More >>>

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Lakeside Great Wall of China: stunning views, pleasant weather and abundant greenery Beijing, China:  Walking up the steps of China’s most iconic sight, ....More>>>

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