Vientiane Times

New website offers hope for job seekers, employers in Laos

People who are out of work or employers seeking new recruits can now register on the website, which has been set up by the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare.The site will assist people to find work with private companies in Laos or in ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Lao, Chinese doctors provide free cataract surgery

Lao and Chinese ophthalmologists are providing free cataract surgery in Vientiane from August 20-25 to help poor people regain their eyesight.More ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Regions on alert for heavy rain, strong winds 

Regions across the country have been put on alert for heavy rains and wind after weather forecasters warned that an active low pressure system will affect northern and central regions from August 10-13.More ...

Times Reporters

Tropical storm Son-tinh set to lash nation’s north, centre

A weather alert has been issued for areas in many of the nation’s northern and central parts from July 18-20 as tropical storm Son-tinh makes its way toward Laos via Vietnam. Heading westward at a speed of 35 kilometres per hour, the storm is likely ...

Vientiane Times

Luang Prabang’s ‘Simply Beautiful’ event to lure more visitors

Provincial authorities will stage a variety of interesting activities for Ngam Thae Oh Luang Prabang (Oh Luang Prabang, You’re Simply Beautiful) from July 4-7 in the World Heritage city.More ...

Vientiane Times

Lao agriculture atlas to help decision-making towards SDGs

A new first of its kind atlas detailing data on changes in agricultural production across the country was launched in Vientiane on Thursday. The ‘Atlas of Agriculture in the Lao PDR – Patterns and Trends between 1999 and 2011’ is intended to serve in planning, decision-making, ...

Vientiane Times

Employment opportunities await Lao youth in Japan  

Young people can now access the Japanese agriculture labour market, Laos’ Employment Service Centre under the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare announced this week. Director of the Employment Service Centre, Mr Khamsene Xayavong, spoke to Vientiane Times about the details of the scheme, noting that applicants ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

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