US$4 million in Korean tech for preventing infectious disease outbreaks

The government of the Republic of Korea has forecast a budget of around US$4 million in additional assistance to Laos from 2019-2023 to improve information technology in preventing the spread of infectious diseases.A signing ceremony for the assistance took place on Friday in Vientiane between ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Korea vows ongoing helping hand for Lao rural development

The Korean government is continuing to back rural development in Laos with the aim of supporting the country’s efforts to graduate from Least Developed Country status.The Korean government’s rural development project is concentrating on the capital Vientiane and villages in the provinces of Vientiane and ...

Phomphong Laoin

R. Korea Donates Ambulances For Attepeu

(KPL) Wednesday witnessed the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Laos, Mr Shin Sung Soon, presenting three ambulances worth US$ 156,000 to Minister of Health Bounkong Sihavong to be given to the Attapeu Provincial Department of Health and the Attapeu Provincial Hospital.More ...


Saemaul Globalisation Foundation supporting Lao development with 11b kip

The Saemaul Globalisation Foundation from the Republic of Korea has agreed to support socio-economic development in rural Vientiane with more than 11 billion kip (US$1.3 million).The support is for the Saemaul Pilot Village Development Project which aims to promote rural production among local residents in ...

Times Reporters

Lao-Korea training programme driving rural development

The Lao-Korea Rural Development Training Centre (LKRDTC) has trained more than 1,000 people for rural development activities since the project was launched in 2016. Adopting Korea’s Saemaul Undong or New Community Movement initiative, LKRDTC has demonstrated the possibility of such training becoming a driving force ...

Times Reporters

Laos, Korea review cooperation in development assistance

Senior government officials and their development partners met in Vientiane on Thursday to review cooperation in the provision of Official Development Assistance (ODA) between Laos and the Republic of Korea.The meeting was attended by Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment, Dr Kikeo Chanthabouly, and a ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

South Korea pledges more support for Laos

President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea told Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith in Singapore this week that Korea will extend further support and assistance to Laos, the Lao Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.More ...

Souksakhone Vaenkeo

R. Korea Extents Help To Children With Heart Problems

(KPL) The government of the Republic of Korea has donated KRW 282 million (approximately US$249,329) to fund medical treatment of children with heart problems in flood-hit areas in the southern province of Attapeu.More ...


Korean association’s 32 billion set to help the poor

The Sharing Culture Arts Association of Korea has provided clothes, shoes, desks and chairs to benefit the poor to the Lao government worth over 32 billion kip (US$3,894,720). It will also aim to assist in alleviation efforts for disaster victim and disadvantaged people in rural ...

Vientiane Times

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