Government of Laos Dissolves Ministry of Science and Technology

The government of Laos has dissolved the Ministry of Science and Technology, transferring its departments to various different ministries.According to a notice issued by the Politburo of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party, the Ministry of Science and Technology has been dissolved, leaving Laos with just ...

First Phase of Sithandone SEZ Development Project Underway

According to a report by Socio-Economic News, the first phase of the construction of the Sithandone Special Economic Zone project began in 2018 and is scheduled to be completed in 2025.Vice President of Sithandone Joint Development Co., Ltd, Mr. Laty Sisouphannavong, says the Sithandone SEZ has already ...

Second round of Covid-19 vaccinations to begin this month

Medical workers and staff continue to face challenges in monitoring people at border crossings and providing assistance to returning workers affected by the pandemic.The second round of vaccinations will take place from mid March to early April. The first vaccinations were given to volunteer medical ...

Laos eyes graduation from Least Developed Country status in 2026

The government will step up human resource development and cooperation with development partners to ensure Laos is able to graduate from the Least Developed Country Category.There will be an extended preparatory period towards Laos’ assumed graduation from this category in 2026. Keep reading   ...

Vangtao border checkpoint construction to resume soon

Champassak governor Vilayvong Boutdakham on Feb 24 agreed on proposed resumption of the construction of the Vangtao international border checkpoint after being delayed since 2018 due to budget constraints.Keep reading ...

DATA-DRIVEN STORYTELLING CONTEST

The purpose of this contest is to encourage professionals, researchers, students, particularly women and Indigenous Peoples to demonstrate the value of data through effective visual data storytelling, and to contribute to the open data community by increasing the accessibility of information on public services.During this ...

Lao Media Start-up Expo

Lao Media Start-up Expo is an event where you can meet a variety of individuals and professional online and offline media. – Youtuber– Content Creator– Influencer– Photographer / Drone– Video Graphic– Online Advertisement– Film Maker– Food/Product Reviewer– Media Agency/ Media Marketing/Marketing Strategy– Cartoon Animation– Podcast– Radio, ...

2nd ASEAN Youth Social Journalism Contest 2021

The 2nd ASEAN Youth Social Journalism Contest 2021 is inviting youth “Social Journalists” to submit an essay and campaign ideas describing a theme of “#ASEANYouth and COVID-19 ─ Response, Recovery, and Resilience”. We are inviting the talented ASEAN’s youth to share and promote fact-based and compelling messages showcasing ...

UNESCO: One Opportunity, One Teacher, Limitless Dreams in Lao PDR

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