21 November 2022

- Party chief spells out six core tasks for victory on political-ideological battlefield
Party chief Thongloun Sisoulith has told Party cadres to undertake six core missions, ranging from tackling corruption, reducing bureaucracy, and narrowing the development gap, in order to win on the political-ideological battlefield....More >>>

- Korean company invests in accommodation to boost Lao real estate market
A South Korean company has completed the construction of a world class, premium apartment building in Laos, marking a significant development in Laos’ real estate market and related financial markets.
The Riverfront Apartments is the first-ever project to be financed and operated by the KB financial group and will target business groups as its main customers. ...More >>>

- Nam Phay Power Company generates 2 billion kWh of electricity
The Nam Phay hydropower plant has generated 2 billion kWh of electricity since production began in November 2017. A report on the success of the project was presented at a ceremony to celebrate the Nam Phay Power Company’s milestone production of 2 billion kWh of power.....More >>>

- Russian army extends support for UXO clearance
Russian military personnel will assist members of the Lao People’s Army in the clearance of unexploded ordnance in Nakai district, Khammuan province.....More >>>

- International School of Laos claims huge success with 6th Streetball Tournament
The International School of Laos (ISL) held its 6th Streetball Tournament on November 12 and 13, making it the sixth basketball event after the competition had to be postponed twice because of the Covid-19 pandemic. ...More >>>

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- US supports explosive ordnance risk education
Children, youth and people living in high-risk communities in Laos will soon have the knowledge and skills needed to keep themselves and their families safe from explosive ordnance. ...More >>>

- EU, UNICEF back Laos’ efforts to improve nutrition
The Ministry of Health has welcomed a donation of nutrition supplies worth US$1.62 million from the European Union and UNICEF to assist Laos’ efforts to respond to high levels of malnutrition in the country. ....More >>>

- Govt reaffirms goal to end child poverty
World Children’s Day is celebrated each year to mark the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and raise awareness about critical issues affecting children....More >>>

- Health chief promises tougher regulation of tobacco products
Although the government has become one of more than 30 countries globally to ban the sale of e-cigarettes, they are marketed online on social media and are readily available to young people, who see them as trendy products. .. .More >>>

- Luang Prabang, Japan partner in medical waste improvement 
Authorities in Luang Prabang city have accepted an offer from the government of Japan to build a medical waste incineration plant, to ensure the town is able to meet its clean and green development goals. .. .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 >>>

APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting concludes with adoption of declaration, Bangkok Goals
BANGKOK (Xinhua) -- Leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) . ... More >>>

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What should be done to protect aquatic species?
Laos has abundant wildlife habitats, including those that are home to aquatic species, but these are being decimated due to deforestation ....More >>>

Swimmers take the plunge in early National Games events
Swimming teams from four provinces and Vientiane are competing in 27 events as part of the ...More >>>

Hoi An – a tourist hotspot and a jewel in Vietnam’s crown
If you’re thinking about a visit to somewhere special, Hoi An is a great choice and you ....More >>>



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