29 August, 2023

- PM Sonexay congratulates new Thai premier, agrees to boost economic ties 
Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone on Monday congratulated the newly-elected Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin by telephone, when the two leaders held talks to further cement Lao-Thai ties and cooperation.. ..More>>>

- Project to reduce antimicrobial resistance kicks off in Laos
The Ministry of Health has entered into an agreement with the International Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance Solutions (ICARS) to launch a joint project with the Lao Tropical and Public Health Institute. . ..More>>>

- Govt, UNDP launch mobile app for public e-services
The National Digital Transformation Agenda aims to digitalise government services for the Lao people through three pillars, namely a digital economy, digital society and digital government. ...More>>>

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- Restoration of power lines underway in flood-hit Khounkham district
Work is underway in Khammuan province to restore 22kv electricity links between Naphong village in Pakkading district, Borikhamxay province and Khoun-ngeun village in Khounkham district, Khammuan province. ...More>>>

- Scholarship awardees head for studies in China

A total of 350 Lao nationals are beginning studies in China at the start of the 2023-24 academic year, after being awarded scholarships from the Chinese government...More>>>

- SME contest highlights importance of sustainable innovation
Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) contest highlights important of sustainable industry innovation in Laos. . ..More>>>

- Partnership formed to support Laos’ green development
The Green Community Alliance (GCA) in cooperation with the Lao Academy of Social and Economic Sciences will build capacity in research and provide ideas and technical recommendations on policies to support the socio-economic development of Laos in a green and sustainable direction. .More>>>

- Thousands enrol in vocational education courses
More than 9,300 students enrolled in state and private vocational education institutions in the academic year 2022-23, according to the Ministry of Education and Sports.. .More>>>

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Four Thai bank branches close following change in business strategy
Branches of four Thai commercial banks operating in Laos have closed due to changes in....More>>>

Miss Asian Teen International Laos 2023 received International Kid Award 2023
The Miss Asian Teen International  2023, Ms Vanida Inthavong, recently received the ...More >>>

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“Temple of the Sun”, a haven for peace seekers, exercise spot for health lovers in Beijing 
Beijing, China: Surrounded by vertical forests of concrete buildings in the ...More >>>

Asean reaffirms commitment to energy security, connectivity
(The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) -- During the 41st Asean Ministers on Energy Meeting ...More >>>


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What should be done to ensure food security?
Most people in Laos grow crops of various kinds, but farming methods are basic and yields are relatively small, meaning ....More >>>

Karatedo fighters test skills at JKA-Laos Championship Kumite
Some 117 martial artists from Vientiane, Thailand, the Philippines, France and Cambodia . ..More >>>

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Phou Khao Khouay, a must-see national park 
With its stunning natural beauty, dense woodland, cascading waterfalls, ....More>>>



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