Lao PM Vows To Address Chronic Land Issues

Lao PM Vows To Address Chronic Land Issues

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has pledged to find solutions to the many land issues that have emerged and the government has formed a taskforce committee to investigate the problems and resolve them.
The committee will investigate land concessions, the transfer of land use rights in various cases, implementation of …. Continue reading

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First Pilots Graduate From Lao Civil Aviation Flight Training Centre

First Pilots Graduate From Lao Civil Aviation Flight Training Centre

Director of the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) Mr Vanpheng Chanthaphone and Vice President of the Swiss NGO PACTEC International Mr Gerald Bourgeois last month gave the first professional pilots trained in Laos their wings.
The six students – including one young woman – started their training at the Civil Aviation Flight Training Centre (CAFTC) in Vientiane in …. Continue reading

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Health Alert: Elevated Dengue Fever Activity Reported In Laos

Health Alert: Elevated Dengue Fever Activity Reported In Laos

As of Jan. 25, at least 235 cases of dengue fever have been reported in Laos since the start of 2017. This compares to only 23 cases reported Jan. 1-30 in 2015 and 96 cases reported Jan. 1-29 in 2016.
Dengue fever outbreaks during 2017 have occurred countrywide, except in Bokeo, Houaphanh, Luang Namtha, Phongsaly, …… Continue reading

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Wattay International Airport Expansion 11 Percent Complete

Wattay International Airport expansion 11 percent complete

The Vientiane International Airport Expansion Project has now achieved 11 percent of its contractual goals and should be complete by the beginning of 2018.
The project is being financed by a concessional loan from the Japanese government of about 9 billion Japanese yen.
The expansion will enlarge the existing passenger service facilities to deal with the increasing demand for ….. Continue reading

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Suspected Drug Lord Linked to Thai and Lao Celebrities

Suspected Drug Lord Linked to Thai and Lao Celebrities

Narcotics suppression chief says many high-society figures implicated after investigation of detainees.
Alleged Lao drug lord Xaysana Keopimpha’s network has cultivated unprecedented connections, with celebrities both in Thailand and Laos believed to have assisted him with money laundering and asset concealment.
“Entertainment figures, socialites and prominent members of Thailand’s luxury-car circles are now ….. Continue reading

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New at Senglao DVD Shop

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These are the latest DVDs at Senglao DVD shop:
– Jack Reacher: Never go back
– The accountant
– Inferno
– The magnificent seven
– Sully
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