18 November 2022

- Fifth political-ideological affairs meeting kicks off
The fifth countrywide political-ideological affairs meeting began in Vientiane on Thursday to review work undertaken in the past and outline a roadmap for the future. ..More >>>

- Endangered fish species found in central Laos
Luciocyprinus striolatus (locally known as pakang), one of fish species that are high risk of global extinction, have been found in the reservoir of the Nam Theun 2 hydropower plant in central Laos. ...More >>>

- Australia extends support for basic education in Laos
The Australian government has extended support for the Basic Education Quality and Access in Laos programme (BEQUAL) Phase 2, ...More >>>

- JETRO’s manufacture investment mission to Savannakhet SEZ C-Savan Park
A visit by Japanese investors, led by the General Director of JETRO’s Manufacturer Investment, Mr Kikuchi Yasushi, ....More >>>

- Laos, Timor-Leste strengthen friendly relations, cooperation
On Tuesday, November 15, 2022, is the celebration of the 47th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Independence and the 20th Anniversary of the ...More >>>

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- Laos, Myanmar, Thailand strengthen partnership to combat drug crime 
Authorities from Laos, Myanmar and Thailand will step up cooperation in legal matters concerning the suppression of drug-related crimes. ...More >>>

- Laos prepares for 5th Population and Housing Census
The government is preparing to conduct a nationwide population and housing survey in 2025, with the information collected to .....More >>>

- Savannakhet aiming for 80 percent Covid vaccination rate
Health workers in Savannakhet province are rolling out Covid booster vaccinations to protect people against serious illness or death from the virus, ...More >>>

- Laos, Australia to expand bilateral cooperation
Laos and Australia are expected to expand the scope of their bilateral cooperation after the two countries agreed to elevate their relationship to .. .More >>>

- New int’l freight service launched via China-Laos Railway
CHENGDU (Xinhua) -- A freight train loaded with cargo containers departed from Dazhou City, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, .. .More >>>

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Improve key factors to boost tourism industry, economist suggests
Laos needs to make improvements in several important areas to ...More >>>

A poster promoting World Children’s Day.
Lao artists Ms Aluna Thavonsouk and Mr Tanu Vannasin will join celebrations marking World Children’s Day at .....More >>>

Germany celebrates unity through histories of Laos and Germany in Vientiane
Some 30 photos taken by German photographer Klaus Morgenstern in ...More >>>

Scientists try to bolster Great Barrier Reef in warmer world
KONOMIE ISLAND, Australia (AP) — Below the turquoise ... More >>>

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Luang Prabang to enter 227 athletes in National Games
A total of 227 athletes from Luang Prabang province will compete in ...More >>>

Sikhottabong stupa is a cultural attraction for people seeking blessings
Laos has some of the world’s best tourist attractions and it’s time for ....More >>>



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