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National news on KPL Long live the glorious Lao People's Revolutionary Party! Lao people whole heartedly pay homage to the Congress IX of the Lao People's Revolutionaly Party! Firmly enhance the exemplary role and excellence of the Party! Promoting patriotism and solidarity among Lao people as we strive to reduce poverty and take the country out of the list of least developed countries! Everything for the people well being and nation's prosperity! Tapping the country's potential, profiting from the epochal dynamics, proactively participating in international integration! Enhancing self vigilance ,resolutely safeguarding the nation and the new regime       Previous News   
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Feature: Lao villager's favorite pastime: detonate unexploded U.S. bombs

VIENTIANE, Sept. 2 (Xinhua)-- While most residents at Vilabouly village in Savannakhet province in Laos are engaged in farming and fishing, Wan's favorite pastime is defusing bombs left by the Americans during the Indochina war.

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Over 150 million kip donated for people with disabilities

(KPL) More than 30 sectors donated over 150 million kip cash to people with disabilities last Saturday in Vientiane Capital.
The Phasouk Development Foundation held a charity concert to raise funds for helping people with disabilities in Vientiane Capital in the presence of the Vice Vientiane Mayor, Mr Saythong

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Laos to build disaster warning centre next year

(KPL) Laos is expected to build the Natural Disaster Warning Centre next year, according to the Deputy Minister of Science and Technology, Mr Houmphan Inthalath.

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Army volleyball team wins Minister's Cup

(KPL) Army team has won volleyball competition (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education and Sports'Cup) in both men's and women's categories.

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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.

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Free surgery transforming lives in Xiengkhuang

(KPL) A medical team led by doctors from Interplast Australia and New Zealand, funded by Phu Bia Mining and supported by the Women's International Group has returned to Xiengkhuang Province to provide free treatment to those with conditions such as burn scar contractures, cleft lip or cleft palate.

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CIMB Thai bank opens branch in Vientiane

(KPL) Thai commercial bank CIMB Thai last Friday opened its branch in Vientiane Capital as the first branch in the country and the ninth one in ASEAN nations excluding Thailand.

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Bounneua-Lantoui road progresses despite two-month suspension

(KPL) The construction of national road No. 1 A in Phongsaly Province has been 40 per cent completed following over half-year of construction.

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Vietnam helps build functional rehabilitation centre in Vientiane Province

(KPL) The construction of a Vietnam-funded orthopaedics and rehabilitation centre started on August 28 in Keun village, Thoulakhom District, Vientiane Province, according to Vietnam News Agency.

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Facebook abuse!

(KPL) It is common said that when one is given a power they tend to abuse it. It is the same with facebook users today. In term of information, we are by far more empowered than our ancestors.

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Vice President receives outgoing Indian ambassador

(KPL) Vice President Bounnhang Vorachit last Friday at his office received a farewell visit from Indian Ambassador to the Lao PDR, Mr C. Gururaj Rao following the end of his diplomatic mission in the country.

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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).

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Four-breakthrough resolution of Ninth Party Congress

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