15 May, 2023

- Asean summit concludes with pledge to enhance bloc centrality, economic integration
LABUAN BAJO, Indonesia (Xinhua) -- The 42nd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit concluded here Thursday with pledged efforts to enhance Asean centrality and economic integration in order to better cope with crises and challenges. . ...More>>>

- Laos, China launch joint military drill
Laos and China launched a joint military exercise last week at the Kommadam Academy of the Lao People’s Armed Forces in Vientiane, aimed at enhancing the capabilities of the two militaries to combat terrorism. .. More>>>

- S. Korea supports poultry industry in Laos with high tech equipment
Livestock production and processing will speed up in Laos, thanks to Greengoods Company Limited which will provide high technology equipment from the Republic of Korea. ...More>>>

- Team Europe, ECCIL EuroCham launch joint programme to enhance gender equality, women’s empowerment in business
The European Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Laos (ECCIL) on May 10 organised a Breakfast Talk to launch its programme to contribute to gender equality and women’s empowerment in private sector development and business. ..More>>>

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- Govt officials, partners to initiate Vangvieng’s waste management
A waste management project is designed to contribute to environmental quality improvement in medium-sized cities in Asean including Laos through improved waste disposal and recycling capabilities, experts have said. . ...More>>>

UXO clearance teams remove munitions from 330 hectares in Saravan
UXO clearance organisations in Saravan province have removed munitions from more than 330 hectares of land over the past year. ...More>>>

- Children’s nutrition status improves in Phongsaly, Oudomxay
Women and children in rural areas now enjoy better nutrition thanks to the World Food Programme (WFP), which is running a project to improve nutrition in Phongsaly and Oudomxay provinces. ...More>>>

- PMs agree on coordination to implement Vietnam-Laos deals
LABUAN BAJO (Vietnam News) -- Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính met with Lao counterpart Sonexay Siphandone last week on the sidelines of the ongoing 42nd Asean Summit in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia.. ...More>>>

- Laos gears up to host Asean Tourism Forum 2024
Tourism authorities are preparingto host the annual Asean Tourism Forum next year, which will take place in Vientiane from January 22-27. . ...More>>>

- Laos to develop  Clinical Legal Education Programmes
The Ministy of Education and Sports has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for developing and strengthening clinical legal education (CLE) programmes. . ...More>>>
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LNCCI leaders discuss economic integration with Asean business bodies
Representatives of the Lao business sector recently participated in a meeting of the Asean ...More>>>

Mister Celebrity Laos 2023 selected among top ten finalists
Mister Celebrity Laos-2023 Mr Pasokxay Lathouly was selected among the ....More >>>

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Yunnan eager to welcome tourists this summer
Beijing, China: Yunnan province is taking measures to ensure that the tourism sector booms this summer after Chinese government has fully reopened its borders to foreign travelers. ...More >>>

Thumbs up for polling stations countrywide after official inspection on Saturday
(The Nation/ANN) -- The Election Commission said polling stations are ready for Sunday’s general election after examining ballots..More >>>


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What can be done to lower Laos’ high maternal mortality rate?
The World Health Organisation reports that worldwide some 287,000 women died ...More >>>

Lao medal hopes remain high at SEA Games
Lao teams taking part in the SEA Games still have opportunities to win more medals ....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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