What’s behind the Mekong-US Partnership?

26 September 2020, 2:48 pm

US Partnership are of great significance to Washington’s vision of a free and open Indo-Pacific region. In a latest move, the US has committed roughly US$153 million initially to support expanded regi ...... Read More »

Duterte 'looking forward' to meeting Putin in Laos

26 September 2020, 2:03 pm

We're similar,' says President Rodrigo Duterte, when asked why he is excited to meet the Russian leader at the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summit and related Summits ...... Read More »

Laos-China railway's 75 tunnels nearing 100% completion

25 September 2020, 8:47 pm

Authorities will soon hold an event to mark the completion of all 75 tunnels built as part of the US$5.9-billion railway linking Vientiane to the Chinese border.... Read More »

Welcoming Week celebrates new citizens

24 September 2020, 2:56 pm

A celebration of citizenship and the Constitution recently took place during Project FINE’s Welcoming Week. The event was held on September 17 to mark Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, an annual ...... Read More »

A Taste of Laos: US Coffee Buyers Intrigued During Virtual Cupping Event

21 September 2020, 7:56 pm

A lot of cranberry…orange blossom, very plummy…really great raspberry, jackfruit…strawberry cream yeah! …honey-orchard-oolong-melon-almond-sugar cookie…dark chocolate notes…nice sweet ...... Read More »

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite finds tropical storm Noul fading over Laos

18 September 2020, 7:16 am

Tropical Storm Noul made landfall in central Vietnam on Sept. 17 and NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured an image of the storm over Laos. Noul was weakening as it moves toward Thailand where it ...... Read More »

Working with community to detect and report suspected COVID-19 cases in Lao People’s Democratic Republic

17 September 2020, 10:19 am

Everyone has a role to play in the COVID-19 pandemic. It is important that individuals feel empowered to make decisions that protect themselves and their community.... Read More »

Vietnamese public security force’s traditional day marked in Laos

17 September 2020, 8:52 am

The Embassy of Vietnam in Laos partnered with the Ministry of Public Security’s representative agency held a ceremony in Vientiane on August 18 to celebrate the 75th traditional day of the public ...... Read More »

Preparing for graduation: meeting in Lao PDR ahead of CDP Triennial Review

17 September 2020, 5:20 am

In February 2021, the CDP will hold its triennial review of the LDC category. Lao PDR is one of the countries that, depending on its performance on the LDC criteria and other aspects of its ...... Read More »

SapSap: Sharing Lao-Inspired Food & Family History Through Pop-Ups

14 September 2020, 8:56 am

The word "sap-sap" literally translated from Laotian means "delicious delicious." SapSap owner Alex Hanesakda strives not only for good taste, but for ...... Read More »

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