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Govt, foreign diplomats celebrate Lao National Day

Foreign diplomats on Friday met with President Bounnhang Vorachit, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and other Party and state leaders to extend their best wishes to Laos as the country celebrates the 44th anniversary of the foundation of the republic. … More >>>

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Laos, Australia extend partnership in human resource development

The government is closely cooperating with Australia on human resource development and implementation of the development strategy in this field. The topic was discussed at the third annual National Human Resource Development (HRD) Dialogue in … More >>>

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French research institute, Nam Theun 2 partner in environmental studies

The French Research Institute for Development (IRD) and Nam Theun 2 Power Company (NTPC) have agreed to cooperate on research in environmental protection, especially water quality and … More >>>

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Ministry details international support for education, sports

International non-government organisations, associations and foundations are cooperating with the government to contribute US$99,663,578 as part of ongoing education and sports programmes around the country. … More >>>

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Laos to have law on gender equality

Lao Women’s Union President, Dr Inlavanh Keobounphan, on Thursday asked the National Assembly to consider and approve a new law in support of gender equality … More >>>

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Medics lay foundations for regional network to combat hepatitis

More than 100 researchers and health professionals from Asean country members and their development partners are meeting in Vientiane this week to discuss the control of hepatitis B and elimination of … More >>>

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Mekong-ROK leaders praise success of cooperation framework

Leaders of the Mekong countries and the Republic of Korea have praised the results of past cooperation and observed that the cooperation framework has continuously grown. … More >>>

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New film law will strengthen movie industry: Culture minister

Laos’ film industry will get a major boost in the coming years after the introduction of the Law on Film, according to the Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Prof. Dr Kikeo Khaykhamphithoune.  … More >>>

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Xayaboury earthquake damage estimated at 2 billion kip

Damage to property in Hongsa and Xaysathan districts of Xayaboury province has been estimated at over 2 billion kip after at least 300 families were affected by an earthquake last week. …More >>>

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Korea, Asean adopt vision for ‘peace, prosperity and partnership’

BUSAN (Korea Herald/ANN)–South Korea and members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Tuesday adopted a vision statement stipulating that they will cooperate to build a “people-centered community of peace and prosperity.” … More >>>

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