Xinhua

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

ACMECS countries call for COVID-19 vaccines to be public goods

The Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) countries on Wednesday called for COVID-19 vaccines to be public goods.The leaders of the ACMECS countries of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam made the call during the 9th ACMECS summit held via video link.“In combating COVID-19, the ...

Xinhua

Laos to improve quality of labor data collection

VIENTIANE, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) — Laos hopes to increase the quality of data both of local and foreign laborers in the country, as well as Lao laborers working abroad.A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed for conducting a feasibility study on Tuesday in Lao capital ...

xuxin

Lao statistics bureau researches growth of youth population

VIENTIANE, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) — Lao Statistics Bureau is researching to estimate the growth rate of the youth population from 2015-2035 as a valuable data to assist the country’s socio-economic development plans.Local daily Vientiane Times on Wednesday quoted Lao Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment ...

xuxin

Construction of China-Laos railway not affected by shallow quake

VIENTIANE, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) — The Laos-China Railway Co. Ltd., which is in charge of the construction of the China-Laos railway running through northern Laos, said on Thursday that the railway construction was not affected by a shallow earthquake.The 6.1-magnitude quake jolted the border area ...

huaxia

Feature: China-Laos joint poverty alleviation project transforms Lao hilly village

VIENTIANE, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) — Some two hours’ drive on bumpy roads to the north from Laos’ capital Vientiane lies the village Ban Xor of Sangthong district, settled among the hills.Among the 407 households, or 2,007 residents in the village, half live in poverty with ...

Yurou

Lao grid extended to deliver electricity to Cambodia

VIENTIANE, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) –– State-run energy giant Electricite du Laos (EDL), on behalf of the Lao government, has completed more than 80 percent of a power grid extension that will deliver electricity to a Cambodian transmission line on the border of the two neighbors.This ...

xuxin

Nearly 80 pct of China-Laos railway construction completed

NANNING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) — Nearly 80 percent of the construction of the China-Laos railway has been completed, said Lao Deputy Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone on Saturday.The railway will serve as a key infrastructure for the economic corridor between the two countries and help boost ...

Li Xia
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-09/22/c_138412982.htm

Lao local authorities aim to make newly-listed world heritage site more visitor friendly

VIENTIANE, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) — Xieng Khuang provincial authorities in Laos plan to install more facilities at the Plain of Jars to make the area more visitor friendly, in anticipation of a tourist influx following its listing as a World Heritage Site this year.During a ...

Shi Yinglun
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-08/05/c_138285828.htm

Northern Lao province eyes development in conjunction with China-Laos railway

VIENTIANE, July 10 (Xinhua) –– Oudomxay, a province in northern Laos some 400 km north of Lao capital Vientiane, is looking to improve its infrastructure to accommodate the new China-Laos railway and boost development.Oudomxay Provincial Governor Khamphan Pheuyyavong said the under-construction railway will run for ...

Yamei
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-07/10/c_138214924.htm

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