ASEAN meets dialogue partners on environmental protection issues
(KPL) Representatives of ASEAN member countries and three ASEAN dialogue partners China, Republic of Korea and Japan met in Vientiane on 29 Aug on cooperation on environmental protection and management in the region.
(KPL) Thai commercial bank CIMB Thai yesterday opened its branch in Vientiane Capital as the first branch in the country and the ninth one in ASEAN nations excluding Thailand.
Among invited guests attending the opening ceremony were the Vice Governor of the Bank of Lao PDR, Mr Sonexay Sithphaxay,
Energy officials discuss preparations for 32nd AMEM
(KPL) Officials of the Ministry of Energy and Mines met on Thursday to discuss preparations for the 32nd ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM) which will be held in Vientiane Capital on 22-24 Sep.
The meeting was under the presidency of the Minister of Energy and Mines, Mr Soulivong Dalavong. .
Vietnamese firm conducts feasibility study into cement factory in Huaphanh
(KPL) Huaphanh authorities have given green lights to a Vietnamese company Hong Dinh Investment-Construction-Trading Joint Stock to conduct a feasibility study into building a cement factory in Viengxay District.
(KPL) Street sellers are not allowed to sell any gifts and souvenirs surrounding the National University of Laosís Dongdok campus on 28-29 August 2014.
This measure is to avoid traffic jam around the educational institute
(KPL) Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong yesterday received a courtesy visit from a Japanese delegation led by the Vice President of the Upper House of the National Diet of Japan, Mr. Azuma Koshiishi.
(KPL) Ten main roads in Savannakhet Province are being improved at the moment and expected to be completed on time next year to celebrate the Kaysone Phomvihane District as new capital of the province.
Contract signed for sustainable rattan-bamboo harvest project
(KPL) The National Agricultural and Forestry Research Institute (NAFRI) and the World Wildlife Fund Laos on 19 August signed an agreement on the sustainable rattan and bamboo harvest project phase 4 (2014-2017).