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Monks honour their leader in special ceremony

(Updated February 8, 2017)

A large number of people and monks from around the country attended a special ceremony yesterday to honour the President of the Lao Buddhist Fellowship Organisation by sprinkling him with holy water, at That Luang Neua temple in Vientiane.


   
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Law on alcoholic beverage control remains ineffective

(Updated February 8, 2017)

Awareness of the dangers of alcohol seems not to be taking root despite efforts in this regard, and to the contrary alcohol consumption and promotion appear to be growing all the time.

 

Kasikornthai Bank supports syndicated loan to EDL

(Updated February 8, 2017)

Kasikornthai Bank has released a syndicated loan to Electricite du Laos (EDL) for development and expansion of the electricity network to supply the nation's remote areas and export.


Foreign diplomats wish Laos continued success in development

(Updated December 8, 2016)

The heads of diplomatic missions in Laos have expressed confidence that the current National Socio-Economic Development Plan (NSEDP) will lead to tangible progress in achieving continuous, inclusive and sustainable growth.

 

Ministry seeks to strengthen home affairs

(Updated December 8, 2016)

Administrative mechanisms which are not really serving to facilitate development, a lack of respect for the law by state administrative bodies and agencies, and non-compliance with organisational structures are the main challenges facing the home affairs sector.

Japanese chef brings unique flavour to Italian restaurant in Laos

(Updated December 8, 2016)

Yoji Tokuyoshi demonstrated how to prepare a special dish called Goroyaki Mackerel to promote his signature Italian and Japanese food style to Lao people during a visit to Vientiane recently.

 

ACQUA: real Italian flavour in Vientiane

(Updated December 8, 2016)

The heads of diplomatic missions in Laos have expressed confidence that the current National Socio-Economic Development Plan (NSEDP) will lead to tangible progress in achieving continuous, inclusive and sustainable growth.

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Laos offers investment opportunities: US trade representative
(Updated August 18, 2016)
Laos is offering investment opportunities while the United States has pledged to work with the country to help improve ‘Ease of Doing Business' procedures to attract greater investment, a US trade representative has said.

Civil code draft nears completion
(Updated August 18, 2016)
The development of a draft of a civil code for the country is close to its completion with the expectation of submission for government and National Assembly consideration next year.

Soumontha Restaurant's laab has diners coming back for more
(Updated August 15, 2016)
People who love eating traditional dishes like laab should not miss a visit to the Soumontha Restaurant in Vientiane.

Conserving culture can be a business success
(Updated August 15, 2016)
A love of conserving historical customs has inspired Ms Sinlasone Boriboun to continue the tradition of hand crafting Mak Beng or banana leaf offerings for gifting to local temples and at Buddhist ceremonies
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The public has more freedom to information, Minister say
(Updated August 15, 2016)
The public has more freedom accessing information than in many other countries, according to the government, with domestic media working to educate on how to better consume information from external media outlets.

Girls learn life values through Buddhist project
(Updated August 15, 2016)
A Vientiane temple was the scene of an unusual sight last week when a group of girls donned white robes and took part in ceremonial rituals as part of the Khoumhou Khou Khounnatham (knowledge and virtue) project to give them a deeper understanding of Buddhism and moral values.

Mystery jars and remains unearthed in Naxaithong
(Updated August 12, 2016)
A total of five jars containing remains, estimated to be over 100-200 years old, were unearthed by a local farmer recently who hired an excavator to prepare a rice field in Nanga village, Naxaithong district, Vientiane.

 


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