Announcements

Situation Update: No. 2 – Tropical Storm Podul and Tropical Depression Kajiki, Lao PDR - Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 20:30 hrs (UTC+7)

a. On 29 August (Thursday) and 02 September (Monday) 2019, the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH), Ministry of Natural Resources, Lao PDR reported potential affected areas in the central and southern part of Lao PDR due to the existence of a Low Pressure Area ...

ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance

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Flash Update: No. 03 – Tropical Storm PODUL (JENNY) and Tropical Depression KAJIKI, Lao PDR - 08 September 2019

According to the Social Welfare Department of Lao PDR, emergency response teams from the military, police, and health sectors, equipped with trucks, boats, vehicles, helicopters, tools, and other equipment, have been deployed to the affected provinces for emergency response.National Government leaders of Lao PDR visited ...

ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance

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Villagers not allow their lands for Vientiane - Vangvieng Expressway

“Villagers from Naxone village, Naxaithong district, Vientiane Capital will not allow company to take their lands to make a way for Vientiane – Vangvieng Expressway because company only pay for the land loss 50,000 Kip/m2 which it is much lower that market price, since the ...

Support Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith

New website offers hope for job seekers, employers in Laos

People who are out of work or employers seeking new recruits can now register on the www.lmi.molws.gov.la website, which has been set up by the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare.The site will assist people to find work with private companies in Laos or in ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

UN expert: Lao PDR’s economic strategy entrenches poverty

VIENTIANE (28 March 2019) – Lao PDR has pursued a top-down approach to economic growth and poverty alleviation that is all too often counterproductive, leading to impoverishment and jeopardising the rights of the poor and marginalised, according to a UN expert. “Despite important progress in reducing ...

Lao PDR ranks 162 in the Open Data Inventory 2018

Lao PDR ranks 162 in the Open Data Inventory 2018 with an overall score of 22%. The overall score is a combination of a data coverage subscore of 25% and a data openness subscore of 20%.More ...

Open Data Watch

Laos' International Lantern Festival 2019 To Take Place At Phoutaven Farm

(KPL) The first International Lantern Festival will be held at agro-tourism Phoutaven Farm in Pak Ngum district, Vientiane Capital on Mar 7-10, 2019.“The International Lantern Festival 2019 aims to promote tourism in Vientiane Capital and Borikhamxay Province as well as Visit Laos-China Year 2019,” said ...

KPL

Vientiane Book Festival 2019

The event will display over  1,000,000 books and publications from Laos and other countries, especially the ASEAN members, with over 200 booths and exciting reading activities with free gifts and other panel activities.The event is from 7-17/03/2019 @ World Trade Center, Khouvieng Rd, Vientiane Capital.More ...

Vientiane Book Festival

Interplast Medical Team To Conduct Free Surgeries For Lao People

(KPL) Interplast Australia & New Zealand (Interplast) will visit the Mahosot General Hospital, Vientiane from Sunday 17 to Friday 22 February and the Lao Friends Hospital for Children, Luang Prabang from Sunday 24 February to Friday 1 March 2019 to provide plastic and reconstructive surgical ...

KPL

Socio-Economic Atlas of the Lao PDR 2015 Launched

The brand-new Socio-Economic Atlas of the Lao PDR 2015 has been released.This latest atlas, developed by the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) of the University of Bern, together with the Lao Statistics Bureau (LSB), combines statistical data from the last two Population and Housing ...

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