Laos: The road from Phonsavan to Luang Prabang

10 December 2017, 10:43 pm

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India to host southeast Asia connectivity summit

9 December 2017, 3:34 pm

New Delhi, Dec 9 - Keeping with Indias initiative of connectivity with southeast Asia under its Act East Policy, New Delhi will host an Asean-India Connectivity Summit on December 11-12 on the theme Powering Digital and Physical Linkages for Asia in the 21st Century, the External Affairs Ministry sa... Read More »

Call for accelerated action to eliminate malaria before 2030

8 December 2017, 8:33 pm

Representatives from Cambodia, China, the Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam today called for accelerated action to eliminate malaria in the Greater Mekong Subregion by the year 2030. The call comes amid concern over resistance of malaria parasites to antimalarial d... Read More »

Lao gov't adopts work plans to enhance ties with China

8 December 2017, 6:15 am

The monthly Lao cabinet meeting has adopted work plans to enhance the country's ties with China, local daily Vientiane Times reported on Friday. Chaired by Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, the two-day monthly meeting for November ended on Thursday in Lao capital Vientiane.... Read More »

National Day of Laos

2 December 2017, 12:58 pm

The Laos People's Democratic Republic celebrated its National Day on December 2. This commemorates the day in 1975 when the Republic of Laos was established. Laos, which is commonly called Muang Lao, is a landlocked country bordered by Myanmar and China on the northwest, Vietnam on the east, Cam... Read More »

President Aliyev congratulates heads of UAE, Laos

2 December 2017, 6:34 am

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Thai man charged with trying to bring heroin in from Laos

1 December 2017, 3:12 am

A Pathum Thani man was arrested crossing the Lao border at Nong Khai on Friday morning after 1.9 kilograms of heroin was allegedly found in his travelling bag.... Read More »

Secretary's Remarks: Lao People's Democratic Republic National Day

30 November 2017, 5:26 pm

On behalf of the United States of America, I offer congratulations to President Bounnhang Vorachit and the people of Laos on the occasion of Laos' National Day on December 2. The ties between the United States and Laos continue to develop in the spirit of our Comprehensive Partnership, and we ex... Read More »

Feasibility study completed for Laos-Vietnam railway

30 November 2017, 11:24 am

Feasibility study of a proposed railway to link Lao capital Vientiane with Vung Ang Seaport in Vietnam has been completed, officials said on Thursday. Officials and experts from Laos, Vietnam and South Korea met in Vientiane on Thursday to finalize the study which began in 2015.... Read More »

Comparison of the health determinants of the people in the greater mekong subregion

28 November 2017, 12:43 pm

The health of the population and the health service system are influenced by many factors, known as health determinants. Dahlgren and Whitehead's model of the determinants of health describe the conditions that function within the individual and in society.... Read More »

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