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President receives Vietnam’s Minister of Justice

(KPL) President Bounnhang Vorachit received on Dec 6 a courtesy call from the Minister of Justice Le Thanh Long who is on a working visit to the Lao PDR between Dec 5-7.The president highly valued the visit by the Vietnamese minister as a significant c...Read More

Laos, R. Korea exchange lessons on E-government

(KPL) The E-government Centre, Ministry of Post and Telecommunications of Laos in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior and Safety of the Republic of Korea held a workshop on E-government development in Laos and the Republic of Korea in Vientiane, ...Read More

Mekong River’s New Aquamarine Color May Be Sign of Trouble

BANGKOK - The Mekong River has recently acquired an aquamarine color that may beguile tourists but also indicates a problem caused by upstream dams, experts in Thailand say.The river usually has a yellowish-brown shade due to the sediment it normally c...Read More

Chinese-Owned Factory in Laos Causes Health Scare, Foul Smells in ...

A Chinese-owned factory in Laos that recently started operations is causing noise and air pollution that affect the health of nearby residents in the country's Bolikhamxay province.The factory, which produces packing foam for use in transporting banana...Read More

Building Synergy On Ending Unmet Needs For Family Planning In Laos By ...

(KPL) UNFPA Laos convened a family planning advocacy meeting in Luang Prabang Province, Lao PDR, to garner support from relevant sectors to jointly address the unmet needs of family planning in Laos.Around 100 participants from eight northern provinces...Read More