Category Archives: Politics


EU Impressed with Govt Progress on Human Rights


The European Union (EU) has been impressed with the progress made by the Lao government on human rights, while wanting it to have a concrete plan to implement the commitments to the international community.

This message was offered by diplomatic representatives from the EU at a press conference held in …

Banana Farms Ordered to Stop


Oudomxay province: — Chinese farms in Laos’ provinces have been suspended due to their ongoing use of hazardous chemicals which are having negative impacts on people’s health and the environment.

The Prime Minister’s Office’s ordered the farms which are preparing to cultivate banana trees to cease their efforts while thousands …

PM Supports Chamber for Highest Business Role


Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has expressed his full support for the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) to serve as the highest body in the mobilisation of potential for the country’s development.

The PM offered his support in response to the proposal of the NCCI when speaking to …

Preparations Discussed for 13th Meeting on Foreign Affairs


Over 100 senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs met in Vientiane to discuss their preparations for the 13thNational Meeting on Foreign Affairs, which has been scheduled for Dec 15-16.

“The meeting will review the implementation of the Party policy on external affairs over the past five …

Vietnam’s PM Asks Lao, Vietnamese News Agencies to Foster Links


(KPL/TTXVN) Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has suggested the Vietnam News Agency (TTXVN) and the Laos News Agency (KPL) continue maintaining cooperation to meet communication requirements in each country.

In a reception for visiting KLP General Director Sounthone Khanthavong in Hanoi on December 7, the Vietnamese Prime Minister highlighted

Govt, Microsoft to Accelerate Digital Transformation


Software giant Microsoft has underscored its commitment to empowering every person and every business in Laos.

The initiative is in line with Microsoft’s National Empowerment Plan, which aims to advance the adoption of emerging technologies for sustainable development.

Another objective is to generate new business development opportunities, especially those with …

Ambassador Highlights Laos-Russian Cooperation


Reconstruction of health facilities, involvement in UXO clearance, and the maximisation of benefits from the use of natural resources in Laos are all fields in which the Russian Federation may provide assistance to the country under their cooperation efforts.

Russian Ambassador to Laos, Mikhail Baranov delivered the message about the …

Country Makes Remarkable Achievements in Foreign Affairs


The relations between the Lao PDR and great powers have seen positive escalation, while the nation has maintained normalcy in its relations with developed countries, reflecting some remarkable achievements in Laos’ foreign affairs.

The achievements were disseminated at the 13th meeting on foreign affairs, which opened yesterday in Vientiane, with …