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- Khammuan declares Hin Nam No a national park
Khammuan authorities have officially declared the Hin Nam No National Protection Area (karst mountains) a national park.. ...More>>>

- Outlook for Laos’ development remains optimistic: UN official
Doha and Vientiane: A senior official from the United Nations in Laos has reaffirmed the agency’s continuing support for Laos’ aspiration for smooth and sustainable graduation from the UN’s list of Least Developed Countries (LDCs)....More>>>

- Energy Absolute Public Co., Ltd. signs MOA with Lao govt on development and investment in energyA ceremony to sign a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Cooperation in Development and Joint Investment in the Field of Energy Business took place in Vientiane on March 10, between the Lao government and Energy Absolute Public Company Limited. . ..More>>>

- Japan supports Lao primary schools to mark International Day of Mathematics
More young Lao students are counting with confidence while upgrading their study skills, resulting from close cooperation with Japan on International Day of Mathematics, which is celebrated annually on March 14. . ..More>>>

- USAID assistance to increase rehabilitation of people with disabilities
People with disabilities in Laos are set to enjoy quality rehabilitation services, thanks to a donation of specialised equipment by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)..... More>>>

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- Laos, AUF strengthen ties in French-speaking scientific research
Education authorities plan to continue collaboration with French-speaking scientific research institutions, supported by a project run by the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF). . ..More>>>

- Laos, Japan agree to step up Japanese investment in Laos
Laos and Japan have affirmed their desire to further their economic and trade cooperation, especially by encouraging more Japanese businesses to invest in Laos. . ...More>>>

- Free cataract surgery to benefit 600 people in Vientiane
Free cataract surgery and follow up treatment will be offered by Chinese and Lao medical staff starting at 8:30am each day from March 14 to April 7 at the 103 Hospital in Vientiane. . ..More>>>

Laos wins 35 Asean Tourism Standards awards
Laos has received 35 awards in four categories of the Asean Tourism Standards awards, following an assessment of compliance with Asean tourism standards. . ..More>>>

85 people die in road traffic accidents in February
A total of 85 people died and 997 others were injured in road traffic accidents in February, with 624 accidents recorded across the country last month, according to the Traffic Police Department. . . ..Mor>>>
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Luang Prabang service providers eye surge in foreign tourists, regular incomes  
Firms providing transport services in Luang Prabang City, Laos’s first ...More>>>

Anouthai Sisavath wins singing contest
Mr Anouthai Sisavath won the “Hongpheng Haimaefung” singing contest organised by Indochina Bank to celebrate International Women’s Day. ...More >>>

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Tour of Beijing’s Pinggu district an eye opener for visiting journalists 
My first foray under the China International Press Communication Centre (CIPCC) ..More >>>

One of Silicon Valley’s top banks fails; assets are seized
NEW YORK (AP) -- Regulators rushed Friday to seize the assets of one of Silicon Valley’s top . ...More >>>


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What are the benefits of the Book Festival at the National University of Laos?
A Book Festival is taking place at the National University of Laos to encourage more people . ...More >>>

Vientiane off-road racers eye success in Thailand
The hopes of the Vientiane Off Road Sports Federation of winning the TWC Off Road x 2023 competition have been boosted after its drivers ...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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