Science and technology

Legal Aid Webpage launched

the Legal Aid Webpage will be used by the Ministry of Justice to provide Lao citizens with information about legal aid services. The public can go to the website, ask questions, and request advice and consultation from the MOJ free of charge. MOJ utilizes legal aid, ...


Laos COVID Taskforce Unveils New Contact Tracing QR Code

The Lao National Taskforce for Covid-19 Prevention and Control has announced that people living in Laos will be required to install the LaoKYC app on their smartphone and check in with a QR Code as part of new contact tracing regulations. The use of the QR ...

Latsamy Phonevilay

Star Fintech to make u-money cash transfers under poverty reduction project

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry signed a contract in February on the use of u-money to make grant payments to the beneficiaries of the Reducing Rural Poverty and Malnutrition Project. This project is one of several projects funded by loans from the World Bank.The ...

Times Reporters

EDL, Sysmatik IT partner in call centre, mobile app upgrade

Electricite du Laos (EDL) and Sysmatik IT Solution Company Limited have upgraded EDL’s call centre with the phone number 1199 and an EDL mobile application, which enable the public to provide emergency notification about electrical faults, EDL service operations, and other issues.Keep reading .  ...

Times Reporters

Star Fintech partners Prudential Laos launching mobile payment services

Star Fintech and Prudential Life Assurance (Lao) (“Prudential Laos”) has agreed to launch payment services via the U-money platform to enhance the service quality and convenience for customers of both companies.Keep reading   ...


Digital Opportunities for the Future of Laos

(KPL) The Ministry of Planning and Investment and the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications in collaboration with the World Bank held in Vientiane a workshop on ‘Digital Opportunities for a More Competitive Future’ on Nov 28.The workshop – attended by government officials, private sector representatives ...

KPL News Desk

Singapore furthers IP cooperation with Laos to accelerate ASEAN’s innovation growth

(KPL) Enterprises in ASEAN will soon benefit from a new intellectual property (IP) cooperation signed between Singapore and the Lao PDR. This will allow innovative enterprises swifter access to a combined market of some 12.5 million people across both countries.A Memorandum of Cooperation was signed on ...

KPL News Desk

Nam Theun 2, IRD sign scientific and technical cooperation agreement

(KPL) The Nam Theun 2 Power Company and the French Research Institute for Development (IRD) have signed an agreement for scientific and technical cooperation to promote scientific monitoring of aquatic ecosystems within the Nam Theun 2 basin.The signing ceremony of the agreement was held on ...

KPL News Desk

Lao, South Korean companies partner in rollout of ICT solutions

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – A professional and experienced supplier of closed circuit TV cameras, parking control systems and parachute training to the South Korean government sector, Gentop Co., Ltd., is joining forces in a specialised project with Asia Investment Development & Construction Sole Co., Ltd. ...

Souksamai Boulom

Laos, China lift ICT cooperation to new heights

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Laos and China are extending their cooperation in Information Communication and Technology (ICT) to pave the way for information communication system development in Laos.Officials from Laos’ Ministry of Post and Telecommunications led by the minister, Dr Thansamay Kommasith, last week met ...

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