Lotteria Opens Second Lao Branch at Dongdok

Lotteria Opens Second Lao Branch at Dongdok

Popular Korean fast food chain Lotteria has opened a second branch at Dongdok, near the National University of Laos. Lotteria is a leading business More »

The Trump Presidency And Its Implications for Laos

The Trump Presidency And Its Implications for Laos

The Trump era has begun.  What does this mean for the famed Pivot to Asia? Could this turn the tide on US relations? And More »

Lao Leaders’ Luxury Cars to be Auctioned Next Month

Lao Leaders’ Luxury Cars to be Auctioned Next Month

Lao leaders’ luxury cars are expected to be auctioned next month. The first auction will see bidding on six BMW 7 Series vehicles, and More »

Chinese Institute to Upgrade Lao English Teachers

Chinese Institute to Upgrade Lao English Teachers

The English Language Institute of China (ELIC) has provided a grant of over 33 billion kip (US$ 4 million) for development of human resources More »

Xaysana Drug Ring Assets Seized Accomplices Still At Large

Xaysana Drug Ring Assets Seized Accomplices Still At Large

The Thai Office of Narcotics Control has released further details of its recent operation to capture wanted suspects and seize the assets of the More »


Huawei’s Seeds for the Future Programme Launches in Laos


Ten students from the National University of Laos, University of Savannakhet, University of Champassak and Souphanouvong University in LuangPrabang province have been selected to take part in an ICT study trip to China.

Huawei, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Sports, yesterday organised a launch ceremony for the …

Students Expand their Horizons with Talk on Chinese Culture


Students from the Kong Zi Institution’s Chinese Language Department and the National University of Laos (NUOL) gained an exciting insight into Chinese culture on Wednesday after listening to a special lecture at the university.

The topic of the lecture was Integration of eastern and western culture and was delivered to …

Offline Internet System to Boost Connectivity in Laos


Internet users will be able to access online data via smartphones anywhere with mobile telephone signal, including remote areas, through a new system which doesn’t require continuous connection to the internet.

New technology set to be introduced will allow smartphone users to access data connections with only a local telephone …

Mekong Nations Strengthen Partnership to Combat Human Trafficking


Laos has reaffirmed its commitment to work with its neighbouring countries Cambodia, China, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam to combat human trafficking across the Mekong region.

The Mekong countries will enhance their joint efforts to track down and punish those who carry out this scurrilous trade and help the victims to …

Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam Expand Cooperation


The leaders of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam (CLV) have agreed to expand their economic cooperation through their joint territorial areas to accelerate the development of the three neighbours.

The agreement was reached yesterday at the 9th CLV Development Triangle Area (DTA) Summit in Siem Reap, Cambodia, the Lao Ministry of …

Residents Await Compensation for Nongkhang Airport Lands


Huaphan province wants to help the people affected by Nongkhang airport construction that are suffering from a lack of rice to eat after losing their rice plots to the scheme.

The Hoang AnhGia Lai Joint Stock Company (HAGL) is responsible for the construction of the airport in Xamneua district’s Nongkhang …

HIV/AIDS Infections Increasing in Laos


The number of new Lao HIV-contracted cases annually is trending upwards because at risk groups are having unsafe sex and receiving treatment too late, National Committee to Combat HIV/AIDS (NCCA) reported yesterday.

Currently, there are some 11,500 people living with HIV in Laos with another 1,000 new cases each year, …

DPM Calls for Joint Efforts to End Violence against Women


With a number of women continuing to suffer violence, Deputy Prime Minister Dr Sonexay Siphandone has called for joint efforts from all walks of life to put an end to violence against women.

Delivering a message on Tuesday to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women that …

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