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It Outages Reported Across Globe as Airlines, Airports, Banks, Media Companies Experience Disruptions

ABC News - IT outages have been reported across the globe as airlines, airports, banks and media companies have suddenly experienced ongoing disruptions that have upended the daily lives of potentially millions of people. American Airlines, United and Delta have asked the FAA for global ground stop on all flights, according...

USAID Pledges USD 15 Million to Aid Persons with Disabilities in Laos

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is set to provide Laos with...

Laos to Raise VAT to 10 Percent on Digital Platforms

Starting 1 August, digital platforms like Google, Facebook, and Amazon will enforce a 10...

Over 10,000 Lao Students Study in Vietnam with Government Aid

Vietnam has become a hub for higher education for more than 10,000 students from...

In Vientiane, farmers are voicing concerns over rising costs of production, unauthorized imports, and...

Op-Ed: Do Not Rush to Attapeu to Help. Please Read This First.

Opinion Editorial By Francis Savanhkham (Contributing writer) I know everyone may want to help victims of the Attapeu flood, but they don’t need unskilled volunteers or aid...

Government Appoints Special Task Force to Combat National Level Crises

The Lao Government has upheld its commitment to improving its disaster management system nationwide by establishing a special committee tasked with overseeing the management of national level...

Dam Failure Due to Substandard Construction Says Minister

Minister of Energy and Mines, Dr Khammany Inthirath, told the media that the collapse of the Saddle Dam at the Xe-Pian Xe-Nam Noy Dam...

Power Company to Accept Responsibility for Dam Collapse

The Xe Pian Xe Namnoy Power Company is to take full responsibility for the collapse of the saddle dam that caused a national emergency...

MRC Monitors Rising Mekong Water Levels

The Mekong River’s water levels have increased rapidly during the period from July 15 – 24, with a rise of over four meters in...

International Community Offers Support for Laos following Dam Collapse

Several foreign countries have begun offering assistance to Laos following the collapse of the Xe-Pian Dam in Attapeu Province on Monday. The event has been...