US donates more Covid-19 vaccine to Laos

Adolescents aged 12 to 17, people aged 60 and over, people with underlying health conditions, and pregnant women will be among those benefitting from the latest donation of Pfizer BioNTech vaccine from the United States. To date, the United States has provided over US$13 million ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

U.S. Supports the Lao Bar Association to Increase Free Legal Access for Vulnerable Populations

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provided a grant of over LAK 525 million (equivalent to US$54,768) to the Lao Bar Association (LBA). LBA will use the grant to operate 17 Legal Aid Clinics, opened with support from USAID, in Vientiane and other ...


US Provides over US$ 1 Million in Vehicles, Equipment to the Lao National Unexploded Ordnance Programme

The United States contributed 16 new 4×4 vehicles and 134 UXO detectors, worth more than USD$1 million at a handover ceremony held at the UXO Lao Training Centre in Vientiane on Jan 19, 2021. The equipment will go to UXO-removal teams working in Khammuan, Savannakhet, Saravan, Attapeu, ...


United States, UNICEF Continue to Strengthen Lao PDR’s COVID-19 Response

UNICEF Lao PDR has provided loudspeakers, amplifiers and microphones to the Lao Women’s Union to raise awareness at the community level about COVID-19 and safety measures to prevent it.The supplies were supported with funding from the United States Government through the U.S. Agency for International ...


United States Awards Additional Agricultural Development Assistance in Lao PDR

A grant of more than USD 73,000 was awarded to the Lao Cassava Association (LCA) on 10 December by the United States through the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Creating Linkages for Expanded Agricultural Networks (CLEAN) Project.Keep reading  ...

Francis Savankham

Lao Government, UNFPA Launch Lao PDR 2030 Study

(KPL) With strong support from the government of the Lao PDR, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), together with the Ministry of Planning and Investment, formally launched in Vientiane on Sep 18 the Lao PDR 2030 study, an important study focusing on population dynamics and ...

KPL News Desk

US launches programme to improve reading in Laos

The United States has agreed to support Laos with more than US$19.4 million to fund a comprehensive basic education programme to improve reading outcomes.The US Embassy to Laos formally launched the “Learn to Read” programme with the signing of two memorandums of understanding (MOUs) to ...

Times Reporters

US helps Laos expand agriculture networks

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The United States has agreed to expand support for Laos through the Creating Linkages for Expanded Agriculture Network (CLEAN) project, which is helping improve the quality of farmers’ products and expand exports.Winrock International on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ...

Times Reporters

Laos, US celebrate 5-year cooperation on trade facilitation, economic integration

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Laos and the US celebrated the successful completion of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) LUNA II project to boost Lao trade facilitation and economic integration at a ceremony in Vientiane on Friday.The event, co-chaired by Minister of Industry and ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Laos Partners With U.S. To Strengthen Aircraft Financing

(KPL) Approximately 40 government officials along with officials from the United States and Vietnam, participated in a seminar on the Cape Town Convention to discuss best practices for strengthening the business environment related to aircraft ownership and financing in the Lao PDR. This seminar was organized ...


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