16 March, 2023

- Cambodia hopes Laos-China Railway will bring more foreign tourists
Cambodia is hoping that the Laos-China Railway will bring more international tourists to the kingdom, its Minister of Tourism Dr Thong Khon said on Tuesday. The minister was on a four-day visit to Laos from March 12-15, to boost cooperation in tourism between the two neighbours. ...More>>>

- Laos prepares to host MRC Summit in April
Laos will host the 4th Mekong River Commission (MRC) Summit and International Conference in Vientiane from April 2-5. The meeting is the Commission’s highest-level political event to discuss topics related to the latest knowledge and innovative solutions for the preservation of the Mekong River. ...More>>>

- Households cut spending on education to counter rampant inflation
Skyrocketing inflation has forced many households in Laos to slash spending on education, health and food, according to the findings of the latest survey conducted by the Macroeconomic Research Institute. Economists are concerned that reduced expenditure on health and ... More>>>

- No matter how tough the road, Ford vehicles are safe in all situations
Lao Ford City organised a grand event from March 10-12 to give people the chance to test drive the company’s vehicles in an adventurous way, up to seven different stages. ... More>>>


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- NA President advises Phongsaly to produce more goods for sale to China, Vietnam
President of the National Assembly, Dr Xaysomphone Phomvihane, has advised authorities in Phongsaly province to boost the sale of agricultural produce to China and Vietnam. ..More>>>

- Laos, Japan strengthen partnership in defence, training
The defence ministries of Laos and Japan are continuing their cooperation in the fields of defence, education and health, reinforced by a meeting held in Vientiane recently to discuss stronger ties. ...More>>>

- Online study materials help young English learners make the grade
Primary school teachers and students in state schools are now able to make use of online teaching skills and learning in English, thanks to the support of the governments of Laos and Australia. ..More>>>

New app allows online purchase of train tickets
Passengers travelling on the Laos-China Railway can now buy tickets more easily using the LCR app on their mobile phones, with the service coming into effect on March 15. ..More>>>

Step up malaria controls, health ministry advises Attapeu
Primary school teachers and students in state schools are now able to make use of online teaching skills and learning in English, thanks to the support of the governments of Laos and Australia. . ..Mor>>>
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China’s new energy vehicle development ahead of schedule
The development of new energy vehicles in China will be achieved ahead of schedule thanks to ...More>>>

Applicants sought for Face of Laos 2023
The organisers of Face of Laos 2023 have sought applications from youngsters who want to become fashion models or ...More >>>

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Sweet success: the magic of tangerine
Group members of the local Hmong community in Namor district of Oudomxay province have registered significant profits by selling tangerines. ..More >>>

China steps up measures to boost ‘insufficient’ demand; ‘deflation’ claims baseless
(Global Times) -- As various socioeconomic development goals were ...More >>>


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What must be done to stop people parking on pavements?
There has been a lot of talk about making Laos visitor-friendly. ...More >>>

France marks 500 days to Paris 2024 Olympics with event in Vientiane
The French Embassy to Laos on Tuesday organised a sports event at ...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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