Lao leaders sends message of congratulations on the occasion of the Canadian National Day. President of the Lao PDR, Choummaly Sayasone sends a message to Governor General of Canada, David Johnston, on the occasion of the Canadian National Day. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Thongloune
The National Regulatory Authority for UXO/Mine Action in Laos (UXO-NRA) Staff and specialists from the Army Engineering Department have successfully removed a 500 pound MK82 bomb from Nayai Chaleun village in Sangthong district, Vientiane on Monday. The MK82 was unexpectedly found a few weeks ago during a dig to judge the land level for a
The Short Story of a Super Stove: Producing Efficient Cookstoves in Laos Together with producers, retailers, testing agencies and the government, SNV Netherlands Development Organisation and ARMI are developing the market for cookstoves in Laos and improving women’s livelihoods.
Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong has praised Sengdeuane Farm for making significant strides in its development and becoming a main food supplier for markets in Vientiane and other provinces, while advising the operator to continue expanding the business. Mr Thongsing made the comments when visiting the farm yesterday to learn from the business owners about the
Xaysomboun, a mountainous and isolated province located in the heart of northern Laos has the potential to come out of its shell with infrastructure development if new projects in tourism, hydropower and mining are realised. Since taking responsibility of their provincial affairs, more local people feel confident they can develop their home province and the
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The recovery team has been able to lift the plane to the surface of Mekong River in Phonthong district of Champassak province. By Media team in Champassak province. Source: Vientiane Times Posted on October 22, 2013
A determined crew from Thapha village pipped their rivals from nearby Thakhaek village to the finish line in the men’s traditional boat category, becoming kings of the Mekong in Vientiane’s boat racing festival yesterday. Thapha village proudly reclaimed the title after missing out on the coveted prize for several years and the delighted winners walked
A minute’s silence was held throughout Laos today, in memory of the plane crash victims in Champassak. People across the country silently paid tribute to the 49 victims who perished in the tragic accident.
Lao authorities and Lao Airlines officials are putting every effort into the recovery operation after flight QV301 went down in Champassak province on Wednesday afternoon, retrieving the bodies of the victims and the wreckage of the plane from the Mekong River. Lao Airlines officials said at 9am yesterday they believed there were no survivors of