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Lao Leaders Car Auction Delayed, Chinese Businesspeople Particularly Interested

Lao Leaders Car Auction Delayed, Chinese Businesspeople Particularly Interested

The auction of cars reclaimed from Lao leaders has been delayed once again. Originally scheduled for Tuesday this week, the auction is now to More »

Prime Minister Declares Land as Focus for Transport Development

Prime Minister Declares Land as Focus for Transport Development

During the annual conference of the Public Works and Transport sector held this week, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith cautioned that decisions regarding water and More »

Bo Nam Hiem: The Largest Hot Springs in Laos

Bo Nam Hiem: The Largest Hot Springs in Laos

Fancy a soak and a bite to eat at the same time? Head on up to Huaphan where the hot springs of Hiem offer More »

Laos Only ASEAN Member To Give Up Luxury State Cars

Laos Only ASEAN Member To Give Up Luxury State Cars

By now you’ve probably heard about the extraordinary move by Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith to reclaim all Lao leaders luxury vehicles and replace them More »

Private Airline Lao Skyway Adds Airbus Helicopter to Its Fleet

Private Airline Lao Skyway Adds Airbus Helicopter to Its Fleet

Shepherd Media has announced that Lao Skyway has recently purchased a brand new H125 Helicopter from Airbus Helicopters for civil and parapublic missions, including domestic charter More »

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First Modeling Lao’s Varissara Tangsouvanh Wins First International Award

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Representing the nation of Laos in Shanghai last week at the Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International 2016 Contest, Varissara “May” Tangsouvanh put her country on the international spotlight by taking home the highly coveted Miss Friendship Title.

First Model Lao’s First International Award

Although she did not …

BCEL-KT: Trade Summary (Dec 23, 2016)

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Trade summary

Lao stock market sew lower on the final trading day of the week, after banking stock hitting 5,500 kip on mid morning, then turn down to close at 5,050 on the final trading session, but also higher by 50 kip compare from previous day. The trading volume was …

SCG Muang Thong United to Play Friendly Match in Lao PDR

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A friendly football match between SCG Muang Thong United and Lao Premier League All Star will be held at the Chao Anouvong stadium in Vientiane Capital on January 25.

SCG, a leading conglomerate for sustainable development in the ASEAN region, is organizing SCG Muang Thong United ASEAN Tour 2017 in …

Laos, Vietnam Enhance Cooperation on Propaganda Affairs

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A bilateral meeting between a delegation of the Party Central Committee’s Propaganda and Training Board led by its Head Kikeo Khaykhamphithoune, and their Vietnamese counterparts led by Vo Van Thuong, Chairman of the Central Propaganda and Training Committee of Vietnam was held on Dec 22.

The Vietnamese delegation was …

VCDs Promote Gender Equality without Violence against Women

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VCDs containing five short films on the topic Promoting Gender Equality without Violence against Women (VAW) will be disseminated to the general public following a handover ceremony which took place on Thursday, December 22 in Vientiane Capital.

The Gender Development Association (GDA) presented the VCDs to the Commission for Women’s …

Front President Meets with Russian Guest

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President of the Lao Front for National Construction Xaysomphone Phomvihane received on Dec 22 a courtesy visit from Andrey Klichkov, Vice President of the Commission on Religions and Mass Organisations of Duma of Moscow on the occasion of his working visit to Laos on Dec 20-26.

At the amicable talks, …

BCEL-KT: Trade Summary (Dec 22, 2016)

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Trade summary

Lao stock market mixed on Thursday, as energy stock jumped by 50 kip to close at 5,000 kip, posting trading volume of 19,000 shares. Unfortunately banking stock opened slightly lower by 50 kip to close at 5,000 kip posted of 2,200 shares matched.

Today, the index slightly …

Blood Transfusion Centre still Understocked

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The Lao Red Cross National Blood Transfusion Centre is still unable to provide enough blood to meet demand because more and more is needed for road accident victims.

The rapid increase in the number of road accident victims is a big problem for the centre when it comes to evaluating