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Thailand’s Major Cineplex Moves into ITECC Shopping Mall

Thailand’s Major Cineplex Moves into ITECC Shopping Mall

In its bid to become the top regional cinema chain operator, Thailand’s Major Cineplex has reached an agreement with TK Group, the parent company More »

Tropical Storm Son-tinh to Hit China, Vietnam and Laos

Tropical Storm Son-tinh to Hit China, Vietnam and Laos

After passing over Hainan, Tropical Storm Son-tinh has its sights set on China and northern parts of Vietnam and Laos in the coming days. More »

Revitalized Lao Airlines Magazine Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Revitalized Lao Airlines Magazine Celebrates One Year Anniversary

13 July – RDK Group, a Vientiane-based translation and marketing consulting firm, together with Lao Airlines, has recently hosted a one-year anniversary event celebrating More »

Vientiane Motorists Can Expect 10-Fold Fines for Speeding and Drunk Driving

Vientiane Motorists Can Expect 10-Fold Fines for Speeding and Drunk Driving

The Traffic Police Department of the Ministry of Public Security and Vientiane police authorities intend to impose 10-fold fines on speeding motorists and drunk drivers in More »

Laos Places 132nd On Status of Children Report

Laos Places 132nd On Status of Children Report

Save the Children launched a new global report, ‘The Many Faces of Exclusion’ where it ranked countries based on a range of indicators related More »

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Thailand’s Major Cineplex Moves into ITECC Shopping Mall

In its bid to become the top regional cinema chain operator, Thailand’s Major Cineplex has reached an agreement with TK Group, the parent company of LSX-listed Lao World Public Company, to operate in the latter’s ITECC Shopping Mall.

Thatnakhone Thammavong, President of TK Group and Lao World Public …

Tropical Storm Son-tinh to Hit China, Vietnam and Laos

After passing over Hainan, Tropical Storm Son-tinh has its sights set on China and northern parts of Vietnam and Laos in the coming days.

As this storm tracks westward, the greatest risk for flooding and local damaging winds will increase from northern Vietnam and Laos late Wednesday into Thursday.

Mudslides …

Revitalized Lao Airlines Magazine Celebrates One Year Anniversary

13 July – RDK Group, a Vientiane-based translation and marketing consulting firm, together with Lao Airlines, has recently hosted a one-year anniversary event celebrating a successful year-long print run of the latest iteration of Champa Meuanglao, the latter’s official inflight magazine at Kualao Restaurant.

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Number of Lao Married Women Using Contraception Rises Slowly

According to the Lao Social Indicator Survey (LSIS II) launched in June this year, the use of modern contraceptive methods among married women aged 15-49 has increased from 42% in 2011 to 49% in 2017.

The unmet need for modern contraceptives among married women aged 15-49 has declined from

Vientiane Motorists Can Expect 10-Fold Fines for Speeding and Drunk Driving

The Traffic Police Department of the Ministry of Public Security and Vientiane police authorities intend to impose 10-fold fines on speeding motorists and drunk drivers in the capital city.

It is expected that implementing these heavy penalties will help to reduce alcohol-related accidents, injuries and fatalities.

“This year, the Lao police intend to enforce the law and firmly …

Government of Laos Responds to US Visa Restrictions

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The Government of Laos has issued a response to the recent visa restrictions placed upon a number of citizens of Laos, which has caused confusion among Lao communities.

The Trump administration has ordered suspension of the issuance of visas to certain citizens of Laos after the country refused to take back its …

Laos Receives Four Mi-17 Helicopters

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Russian Helicopters, part of the Rostec State Corporation, has completed its first service contract to the Lao Ministry of Defence, transferring four repaired Mi-17 helicopters at an official handover ceremony on Wednesday.

The ceremony was held at the Vientiane air base and was presided over by Lao Deputy Minister of …

Lao University Examination Registration Goes Online

NUoL Entrance Exams Online

Students wishing to register for entrance examinations at the National University of Laos (NUoL) for the 2018-19 academic year must register online.

The registration website, http://entrance.nuol.edu.la was created by the university’s IT department, and is navigable by either smartphone or web browser.

Online registrations will officially open on 16 July.…