15 March, 2023

- Laos, Cambodia make plans for integrated tourism
Lao and Cambodian tourism authorities have pledged to strengthen cooperation and to encourage more people to travel between the two countries through privately organised package tours that arrange visits to both nations. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the initiative was signed in Vientiane on Monday by the Director General of the Tourism Marketing Department of ...More>>>

- Laos, Vietnam, US experience-sharing to advance disability inclusion
A recent regional learning exchange in Vietnam will advance disability inclusion, thus improving services for people with disability in Laos. Consisting of more than 16 government officials, the Lao delegation participated in the regional learning exchange visit for rehabilitation practices and disability inclusion in Vietnam from February 27-March 5. ...More>>>

- Lancang-Mekong nations launch industry, education alliance
Officials from the Ministry of Education and Sports, Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI), six vocational colleges from Thailand and Cambodia, the National Technical Training Institute in Cambodia, and Cambodia’s Logistics and .... More>>>

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- Telecoms network to undergo rapid expansion by 2025
The telecommunications network in Laos is set to expand to enable the country’s digital transformation, by ensuring that 3G, 4G and 5G phone signals cover 100 percent, ..More>>>

- Over 22,000 villagers to benefit from Nam Theun 2 irrigation scheme
Water that flows from the Nam Theun 2 Power Station will be channelled to irrigate more than 10,000 hectares of farmland in Khammuan province, enabling crop cultivation in both the dry and wet seasons. ...More>>>

- North to remain cool, showers possible in southern, central areas
The high pressure system bringing cold air from China is weakening, giving rise to higher temperatures, although it will remain cool in the north of Laos where ..More>>>

Education ministry, partners strengthen sexuality education in Bokeo
The Ministry of Education and Sports and Plan International Laos have agreed to scale up comprehensive sexuality education and improve reproductive health services for ..More>>>

Luang Prabang plans Lao New Year extravaganza
Luang Prabang authorities have arranged an extensive programme of activities for the Lao New Year (Pi Mai Lao) festival, with events to take place over 10 days from April 11-20. . ..Mor>>>

Vietnam to spend US$76 million on int’l road links
Vietnam has launched a US$76-million road upgrade scheme to forge closer connections between its central region and the neighbouring countries of Laos, Thailand and Cambodia, according to the Vietnam News. . ..Mor>>>
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Gold prices rise again in local markets
Gold jewellery in Laos was worth more than 16.3 million kip per baht-weight (15 grams) and more than 4.08 million kip per ...More>>>

Beauty pageant contestants urged to work on personality
Miss Universe Laos-2022 Payengxa Lor has urged young women preparing ...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 >>>

Death toll climbs as Cyclone Freddy slams Malawi, Mozambique
BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) -- An unrelenting Cyclone Freddy that is ...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 >>>

Attapeu eyes completion of new football stadium by year’s end
Construction of a new football stadium in Attapeu province is ...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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