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Gift Basket Sales Drop This Year

Many retailers in Vientiane have seen a decline in sales of gift baskets during the year-end shopping season.

Gift baskets are top selling items among company staff and government officials who buy them to give to their customers and people held in esteem in the run up to New Year.…

Construction of Petroleum Refinery to Resume This Month

A petroleum refinery project located in the energy and chemical precinct of Saysettha Development Zone, Vientiane is expected to resume this month after construction was halted for about six months.

The refinery project began in 2015 under Laos-China Dongyan Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (LCPC).

Under the project, Yunnan Dongyan Industrial …

This Month, Volunteer Teachers Will Begin Examinations

Volunteer teachers in Vientiane, along with newly graduated education students, will participate in an examination on December 10 of this year in the hope to become full-time civil servants of government.

This year, more than 1200 volunteer teachers, including newly graduated students from the Teacher Training College, have registered at …

Six Killed in UXO-related Accidents This Year

Some 40 people have been injured and six fatalities recorded in UXO-related accidents so far this year, according to a report from the National Regulatory Authority (NRA) for UXO/Mine Action in Laos.

The information was contained in a report presented at the UXO Working Group Meeting 2016 in Vientiane on …

Miss Calendar Final to Crown Winner This Week

The final round of the Miss Calendar contest is set take place this Saturday at Lanexang Indoor Sport Centre with the winner to get a head start into the local modelling scene.…

Coffee Growers Hopeful of Better Price This Year

The Lao Coffee Association is hopeful that growers will get more for their coffee this year thanks to rising prices in the world market.…

Vientiane Road Accident Injuries Spike this Month

The number of road accident victims being treated at Mittaphab Hospital has increased this month coinciding with the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summits, a doctor has said.

Some Schools Opt for Fee Rise This Year

Some state and private schools in Vientiane have announced that they will raise their prices for the new academic year set to commence.…