22 November 2022

- Reform essential to restore economic stability in Laos
Laos faces increased challenges from currency depreciation and high inflation despite signs of economic recovery in early 2022, according to the World Bank’s latest economic update for the country.....More >>>

- New Range Rover Sport wows public at launch
The public unveiling of the latest Range Rover Sport model year 2023 in Vientiane on November 17 was enjoyed by numerous attendees and created a stir among all those present.. ...More >>>

- UNIQTEK wins best performing company in Asia award
UNIQTEK Co., Ltd. won Asia’s Best Performing Company at the Asia Corporate Excellent & Sustainability Awards (AECS) 2022 in the category of The Industry Champions of the Year....More >>>

- Global Vision gives boost to Xaysomboun villagers’ quality of life
The living standards of farmers in Xaysomboun are set to improve thanks to support from a South Korean Non-Government Organisation, Global Vision, for a poultry farming programme......More >>>

- Japanese trade delegation visits Vientiane Logistics Park to learn about trade and investment opportunities
Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) representatives on November 16 visited the Vientiane Logistics Park and its Thanaleng Dry Port to learn about trade and investment opportunities. ...More >>>

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- Construction of Nam Houng dam in Xayaboury nearly complete
Construction of the Nam Houng 1 hydropower project in Xayaboury province is now 99 percent complete after work began in 2015. A project official, Mr Phonephixay Phomphiphak, said the dam will be able to produce over 57 million kWh of electricity a year when it becomes operational. ...More >>>

- Fire department tackles 39 fires in six months
Fire crews attended 39 fires in the capital in the first six months of this year, with the resulting damage estimated at more 4 billion kip. ....More >>>

- MRC public forum to discuss challenges, seek solutions
The Mekong River Commission will soon host its 13th Regional Stakeholder Forum, when it will not only provide updates of hydropower projects along Southeast Asia’s largest river but will highlight deepening cooperation with those who speak for the interests of millions of fishing and farming families along the Mekong.....More >>>

- Oxfam backs social security access for tea, coffee farmers
Oxfam in Laos and the Lao Federation of Trade Unions have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation that will improve the access of informal workers in coffee and tea production to social security assistance.. .. .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 >>>

Mr Jacky Phimmachak named winner of Mister Global Laos 2022 
Mr Jacky Phimmachak was named the winner of the Mister Global Laos 2022 contest .....More >>>

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

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What should be done to reduce road accidents?
Last month 71 people were killed in road traffic accidents. Many lives are lost in this way every year, with most of the victims being young ....More >>>

Army takes the lead in first leg of National Games shooting event
The men’s and women’s shooting teams from the Ministry of National Defence ...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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