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Embankment Road to Offer New Southern Route for Vientiane

Embankment is New Southern Route for Vientiane

A road stretching 26km along the Mekong River in southern Vientiane, which also serves as an embankment, will soon be paved and ready for commercial traffic.

The road improvement, which was announced in 2016, serves as part of the Vientiane Flood Embankment Protection Project, under the Flood and Drought Risk …

Hospitals Prepare to Treat New Year Road Accident Victims

Hospitals in Vientiane are making preparations to treat the expected influx of patients involved in road accidents over the New Year.

Mittaphab, Setthathirath and Mahosot hospitals will have 24-hour emergency teams on standby to treat accident victims between December 29 and January 2, a hospital official said.

Deputy Director General …

Vientiane Authorities Promote Road Safety

The Traffic Police Department of the Ministry of Public Security, in partnership with Lao Brewery Co., Ltd, is continuing its road safety awareness project to reduce the rising number of accidents and traffic congestion.

Director General of the Traffic Police Department, Colonel Khamthavai Phetouthai noted at the road safety awareness …

Railway Access Road Construction Begins for Tunnel Drilling Site

A Chinese contractor has recently begun surveying the construction area of an access road to the drilling site for the Laos-China Railway tunnel in Nga district, Oudomxay Province, said a member of the technical staff.

Deputy Head of the Oudomxay Provincial Public Works and Construction Department, Mr Sinouan Khamdy told …

China Funds Mekong Road Construction

The Chinese government has funded construction of a 22.5 km road along the Mekong River linking Tonpheung district in Bokeo province with Sing district in Luang Namtha province to facilitate transport and boost northern development.

A signing ceremony for construction of the 225 million yuan (more than 268 billion kip …

Road Users Call for End to Tolls in Champassak

Business operators in Champassak province have called on the provincial government to close down the toll booths located on Road No. 16 but so far their calls have gone unheeded.

Instead, the provincial government has offered to close police and customs checkpoints in a bid to remove some of the …

Thoulakhom-Pakngum Road nears Completion

The rebuilding of a 47-km road from Nanokkhoum village in Thoulakhom district, Vientiane province, to Naxay village in Pakngum district, Vientiane, is now more than 70 percent complete.

The road links Pakngum and Xaythany districts in Vientiane with Thoulakhom district to the north.

The upgrade will provide a faster road …

Two Road Improvement Projects Halted in Huaphan

The construction of two transport routes in Huaphan province has been suspended because of lack of road construction heavy equipment to complete the required works and also associated financial problems among the contractors.

Minister of Public Works and Transport, Dr Bounchan Sinthavong told National Assembly (NA) members about the halt …