First Chinese Language Newspaper Soon to Be Launched in Laos

KPL Director General Sounthone Khanthavong (left) next to President of Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Vientiane Boulapha Santikhongkha (photo credit: KPL)
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The Lao News Agency (Khaosan Pathet Lao or KPL) has signed a joint agreement with the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Vientiane to co-operate the first ever Chinese-language newspaper.

The newspaper will be published twice a month to facilitate access to reliable and accurate information for the numerous Chinese nationals living in Laos, especially in the capital city.

KPL Director General Sounthone Khanthavong (left) next to President of Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Vientiane Boulapha Santikhongkha (photo credit: KPL)

KPL Director General Sounthone Khanthavong (left) next to President of Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Vientiane Boulapha Santikhongkha (photo credit: KPL)

A signing ceremony for the Chinese newspaper took place on the 2nd of February in Vientiane Capital on the sidelines of the Laos-China Belt and Road Cooperation Forum, Feb 2-3, between the Director General of the Lao News Agency Sounthone Khanthavong and President of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Vientiane Boualapha Santikhongkha.

Source: KPL

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