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Khammuan Clamps Down on Sale of Substandard Goods

Authorities in Khammuan province are carrying out strict checks to remove substandard goods from market stalls and shops in a bid to put an end to a chronic problem.

Local authorities found various substandard and out-of-date products in Khounkham and Bualapha districts and disposed of these goods, which included food …

Let’s Break Down Stereotypes in Laos: Australian Volunteer

Gender stereotypes have resulted in serious impediments to the social, political and economic empowerment of women in Laos, an Australian volunteer has said.

Women living with a disability are one of the most marginalised and vulnerable groups due to the many forms of discrimination they face in their homes and …

Road Building Bogged Down in Xaysomboun

Upgrades to three main roads connecting to previously remote Xaysomboun province are mired in difficulties, mainly attributable to problems in sourcing state funds to complete them.

The main roads through large parts of the province are still unpaved which means they turn to mud whenever there has been a heavy …

Two Houses Burn Down in Donpamai Village

Two houses burned down in Donpamai village, Sisattanak district, Vientiane, on Wednesday, with resulting damages estimated at some 900 million kip.…

Warehouse Burns Down In Sikhottabong

A warehouse containing electrical equipment and rubber pipes in Dongnaxok-Neua village, Sikhottabong district, was engulfed by flames on Tuesday morning. Fortunately no one was injured in the blaze.