6 March, 2023

- Lao Airlines to resume flights to Danang this month
Lao Airlines has confirmed it will resume flights from Vientiane to Vietnam’s coastal city of Danang on March 30, according to a post on the airline’s Facebook page last week. ...More>>>

- Cambodia-Lao aviation co-op lifted
(The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Weighty overall gains could be on the horizon for the Cambodian and Lao aviation and tourism sectors after a key meeting of civil aviation authorities set in motion efforts to step up cooperation and encourage the launch ....More>>>

- Laos attends LDC5 conference in Doha
Doha, Qatar: Deputy Prime Minister Saleumxay Kommasith is this week leading a high-level Lao delegation attending an international conference designed to bolster efforts to put the graduation of Least Developed Countries (LDCs) back on track..More>>>

- USAID, Savannakhet University bolster development of private sector 
Two Memorandums of Agreement (MOAs) were signed last week between Savannakhet University and the Savannakhet Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the second between Savannakhet University and the ..More>>>

- MyBanLao Hotel in Luang Prabang ready to welcome guests
A luxury hotel named MyBanLao in Luang Prabang province is now open to visitors, offering a full range of services and incorporating modern technology...More>>>

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- Tourism ministry takes new step to counter trafficking in persons

The Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism on Friday introduced information, education and communication materials aimed at preventing human trafficking in the tourism industry....More>>>

Fire in Champassak engulfs 28 houses
A huge fire that broke out in Champassak province last week spread to 28 houses, with fire crews taking several hours to extinguish the flames. ...More>>>

- Laos, Australia spur females’ access to digital education
The governments of Laos and Australia are partnering to encourage women to access digital education about gender equality and women’s empowerment. ..More>>>

Savannakhet villagers get new irrigation pump
The residents of Dong Boun village in Xonnabouly district, Savannakhet province, will have ​better​ farming opportunities following the installation of a new irrigation pump, funded by a loan of US$2 million from the Asean​ Development​ Bank​ (ADB). ..More>>>

Lao, Thai security forces step up Mekong border control
Lao and Thai military personnel recently took part in a joint patrol of the countries’ shared border on the Mekong River, in a bid to tackle crimes such as drug trafficking, illegal immigration, ..Mor>>>

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Lao, Chinese chambers of commerce strengthen business ties
The Lao and Chinese business sectors are discussing ways to enhance relations in various fields of business, as well as boost trade, investment and tourism after almost three years of Covid-19 restrictions...More>>>

Month of Francophonie opens in Laos
The month of March is the Francophonie month, and it is dedicated to the celebration of the French language across the world.At a reception at the residence (OR FRENCH EMBASSY) of the Ambassador of France, Mrs Siv-Leng Chhuor, the month of Francophonie ...More >>>

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China sets GDP growth target at around 5percent for 2023
(Global Times) -- China set its GDP growth target at about 5 percent for 2023, reflecting the country’s confidence in a nationwide economic recovery after claiming a decisive victory against the COVID-19 epidemic, while also balancing against global economic volatility and geopolitical uncertainty. ...More >>>


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How can we prepare for Visit Laos Year 2023-2024?
The government has announced the Visit Laos Year 2023-2024 tourism ..More >>>

FIFA, Lao Football Federation discuss development of Lao football
General Secretary of the Lao Football Federation (LFF), Ms Kanya Keomany, ...More >>>

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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 ....More>>>



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