The government has announced that two days will be added to the official three-day Lao New Year (Pi Mai Lao) festival, bringing the total to five days.Read more
The Russian Defense Ministry plans opening an office in Laos where experts will provide assistance to the Lao side on the use of Russian-made military equipment, an order published on the official legal information website read.Read more
The enlargement of Wattay International Airport in Vientiane is now 83 percent complete and is on track to meet a projected end-of-June finishing date.Read more
At least three global surveys disclosed their findings recently, with all three indicating that Laos is going backwards in term of in global development rankingsRead more
Vientiane authorities are cracking down on the arbitrary use of pavements for parking and vendors selling goods, and dismantling shops and advertising signs that are unsightly or impeding passage along 21 main roads in the capital.Read more
The value of Chinese investment in the energy and mines sector has reached US$10 billion, according to a leading official.
The Chinese government is providing US$5 billion to the Lao government and another US$5 billion to support companies from China investing in Laos, Minister of Energy and Mines Dr Khammany Inthirath reported.