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Laos, VietJet Sign Air Transport Agreement, Creating Over 2,000 Jobs

The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation and VietJet Airline have agreed to enhance air transportation between Laos and Vietnam, which is expected to create up to 2,500 new jobs in the aviation sector. The two sides signed an agreement on 11 July in Vientiane Capital, with VietJet set...

Vietnam President To Lam Visits Laos, Strengthening 62-Year Cooperation with New Agreements, Initiatives

President of Vietnam, To Lam, visited Laos on 11-12 July, receiving a warm welcome...

Vientiane Works to Compensate Families Affected by 230kV Transmission Line

The Vientiane Department of Energy and Mines is working to compensate residents affected by...

French Embassy Backs Eight Gender Equality Projects in Laos

The French Embassy is bolstering its commitment to gender equality in Laos by funding...

Laos, Singapore Strengthen Ties in Education, Clean Energy

Laos and Singapore have agreed to enhance collaboration on education and carbon credits, with...

Lao Statistics Bureau, International Partners Plan for Landmark 2025 Census

The Lao government is gearing up for the country's first-ever digital Population and Housing Census in March 2025. This landmark census will play a...

Lao Government Reshuffles Key Positions Across Ministries

The Lao government has announced a significant reshuffle of key positions across various ministries following a month-long session at the National Assembly (NA). One of...

Laos Adopts New Laws to Boost Socio-Economic Growth

The National Assembly (NA) of Laos has officially adopted 13 laws aimed at enhancing the country's socio-economic growth. This decision followed extensive debates among...

Hundreds of Chinese Nationals Deported for Online Fraud in Lao SEZ

Lao police have deported 280 Chinese nationals to China for their alleged involvement in a widespread online fraud operation run out of an illegal...

High-Tech River Management: USAID, MRC Fund Remote Sensing for Mekong Basin

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has entered into a grant agreement with the Mekong River Commission (MRC), pledging up to USD...

Laos, South Korea Strengthen Ties with Early Warning System Grant

The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) has granted USD 4 million to the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH) in Laos. The funding aims to...