New Houaphan Airport 92% Complete

New Houaphan Airport 92% Complete

The construction project of the Nong Khang Airport in Houaphan Province is 92% complete but has suffered delays due to the Covid-19 pandemic. A meeting...
Mitsubishi to invest in wind farm project in Laos

Mitsubishi to Invest in Wind Power Project in Laos

Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp is to invest in a 600 MW wind farm project in Laos that will export power to Vietnam. The company announced yesterday...
Road Upgrades in Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang Roads Expanded To Facilitate Traffic

Authorities have upgraded and expanded several major roads in central Luang Prabang City to facilitate traffic within the municipality. According to a report by KPL,...
Police detain foreign partygoers for violating lockdown orders

Police Detain Foreigner for Violating Lockdown Orders

Police were called to a residence in Vientiane Capital to deal with partygoers who violated lockdown orders issued by the Prime Minister's Office. According to...
Laos sees fewer road accidents in May (Photo: Vientiane Rescue 1623)

Fewer Road Accidents in Laos During May

Laos saw fewer road accidents in May compared to the previous months of this year. A total of 43 people were killed in road accidents...
Trucks in Laos ordered to reduce weight

Authorities Order Trucks to Reduce Weight in Rainy Season

Vientiane Capital authorities have ordered heavy trucks to reduce their weight by 20 percent during the rainy season. According to a notice issued by the...