National government

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Govt to push businesses to boost production for Chinese market

The government is set to hold talks with business operators to encourage them to produce more of the goods required by Chinese buyers. The government’s plan to promote commercial production associated with the Laos-China railway, which is scheduled to come into service next month, to ...

NA Ethnic Affairs Committee opens plenary meeting

On Oct 20, the Ethnic Affairs Committee of the National Assembly’s 9th legislature held its plenary meeting under the presidency of the Chairman of the Committee. She noted that over the past one year, the Ethnic Affairs Committee in cooperation with relevant authorites has met eligible ...

KPL

NA’s extraordinary session opens for national agenda debate

The first extraordinary session of the National Assembly (NA)’s ninth legislature kicked off on Thursday to debate measures to address financial and economic difficulties and suppress the use of narcotic drugs. The premier pledged that the government would be decisive, transparent and professional in implementing ...

Souksakhone Vaenkeo

Polling stations set up for Lao citizens to vote overseas

Polling stations will be arranged to allow Lao nationals living in foreign countries to cast their vote for new members of the National Assembly, with the election taking place on February 21.Lao citizens can vote at Lao embassies and consulates in foreign countries where polling ...

Somsack Pongkhao

Laos to hold general elections on Feb. 21

The general election of members of the National Assembly’s ninth legislature and the provincial people’s councils’ second legislature has been scheduled for Feb. 21, the state-run Lao News Agency (KPL) reported Monday.Altogether 224 candidates, including 49 women, have been listed for the general election of ...

huaxia

NA closes with support for domestic development agenda

The National Assembly (NA) conference has concluded with the adoption of several legal documents aimed to create favourable conditions for the government to implement the national socio-economic development plan.The 8th session of the 8th legislature’s closing ceremony took place on Friday at the NA grand ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy

Lawmakers assess performance of NA appointed officials

The National Assembly (NA) on Wednesday held a formal review to assess the performance of state officials they have appointed as the government looks to speed up implementation of the 8th five-year national development plan.At the event, which took place during the 8th session of ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy

Central bank expects more investment in securities market

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Lao enterprises will find it easier to use the securities market as a platform to mobilise investment after the National Assembly approves the amended Law on Securities, according to the top official of the Bank of the Lao PDR.The central bank ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy

Laos tackle mounting number of social issues

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Most of the social problems occurring in Laos involve theft, drug abuse, loans and divorce, the President of the People’s Supreme Court, Mr Khampha Sengdara, told the National Assembly on Wednesday.These issues were highlighted in Mr Khampha’s report on the work ...

Times Reporters

Laos: Assembly demands effective policy enforcement and coordination

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – National Assembly (NA) members yesterday continued their debate on the performance of the government, stressing that although the government has had several successes, it needs to ensure effective policy enforcement and coordination.In the grand meeting hall of the National Assembly, members ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy

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