18 May, 2023

- Laos calls for international support to fulfil development agendas, SDGs
Laos has called for further support from the international community to help realise its climate actions and speed up efforts to fulfil its national development agendas and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).   ...More>>>

- Economic growth projected at 4.5 percent this year but high risks remain: Lao researchers  
Lao researchers are optimistic about the growth of the Lao economy, which is projected to expand by 4.5 percent this year amid global economic challenges. ...More>>>

- New Lao-Thai river bridge now 72 percent complete
The fifth Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge, linking Borikhamxay province to Bueng Kan province in Thailand across the Mekong River, is now 72.17 percent complete and is expected to be fully complete by the end of 2024. Work on the bridge on both sides of the river began in January 2021. ...More>>>

- Bangkok Terminal Logistics and Nationwide Trading donates equipment for the treatment of kidney disease
The National Red Cross Society of Laos has welcomed a donation of dialysis machines from the Bangkok Terminal Logistics Company Limited (BTL) and . ..More>>>

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- 1,933 cases of dengue recorded so far this year
A total of 1,933 cases of dengue fever have been recorded across Laos this year, according to a report issued on May 11 by the Ministry for Health. ...More>>>

Thunderstorms possible countrywide until May 23
Temperatures will remain high across the country,​ while some areas can expect thunderstorms, rain​ and occasional strong winds​ until May 23, according to the latest ...More>>>

- Asean nations mull response to food security
To respond effectively to secure food security, Laos and Asean nations are providing accurate data and information on agricultural production and distribution. ...More>>>

- UNICEF provides IT equipment to information ministry
Representatives of the Australian and Italian governments on Wednesday officially handed over IT equipment to the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism to ...More>>>

- School meals programme improves enrolment rates
Education authorities in Phongsaly province have observed clear success through the school meals programme, with the provision of free ...More>>>
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Finance ministry signs MOU with LNCCI on information exchange, customs management
The Customs Department of the Ministry of Finance will work with ...More>>>

Miss Universe 2023 contestants urge people to cheer for them
Miss Universe Laos 2023 contestant Julia Dethsaivasy, 19, ....More >>>

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Mark your calendar, tea lovers in Laos
Laos is celebrating its second International Tea Day from May 19-21 at the Parkson Mall in Vientiane.
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Debt limit progress as Biden, McCarthy name top negotiators to avert national default
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Debt-limit talks shifted into an encouraging new phase Tuesday ...More >>>


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How can we prepare for the Asean Tourism Forum?
Laos will host the annual Asean Tourism Forum next year, which will take place  ...More >>>

Soukan wins silver medal in kickboxing for Laos
Lao kickboxer in the men’s under 60kg category, Soukan Taypanyavong,.....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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