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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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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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CIMB Thai bank opens branch in Vientiane

(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,

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ASEAN, Japan discuss on environmental cooperation

(KPL) The 8th ASEAN-Japan Dialogue on Environmental Cooperation was held in Vientiane Capital on 28 August to review the implementation of action plan 2011-15..

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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. .

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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.

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No more street sellers for graduation ceremony

(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

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Laos, Thailand intend to clear trade problem

(KPL) Laos's Savannakhet Province and Thailand's Mukdahan Province held a meeting to discuss bilateral trade cooperation and to curb transport of farming products of Laos via Thailand to the

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ASEAN discuss biodiversity conservation

(KPL) Senior officials from ASEAN member countries met in Vientiane Capital yesterday to discuss conservation, sustainable use and benefit from biodiversity..

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Lao PDR given a US$ 3.6 m grant to strengthen forest management

(KPL) Vientiane, August 25, 2014 -The Government of Lao PDR and the World Bank signed a grant agreement for US$ 3.6 million provided by the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF).

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PM receives Japanese delegation

(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.

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Ten main roads set to be completed on time

(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.

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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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