Japan's judicial diplomacy at crossroads as Laos enacts civil code

30 May 2020, 6:37 pm

TOKYO -- A quarter-century of Japanese "judicial diplomacy" is bearing fruit in Southeast Asia. On May 27, Laos became the third country in Southeast Asia, after Vietnam and Cambodia, to introduce a ...... Read More »

Laos virus taskforce issues advice for returning schoolchildren

30 May 2020, 6:16 pm

Prevention and Controlhas issued guidelines for parents and teachers when kindergartens and other schools reopen on June 2 (Tuesday). Parents and teachers must make sure children were aware of the ...... Read More »

Laos - No problems with Covid -19, but grapples with rising dengue fever problems

30 May 2020, 5:36 pm

Laos is one of the more successful country in South-East Asia region that has managed to control the Covid-19 pandemic well. As of Saturday night, Laos has tested 6,432 suspected cases with only 19 ...... Read More »

COVID-19 lockdown takes toll on Laos economy

26 May 2020, 1:09 am

The outbreak of COVID-19 has left Laos essentially unaffected with only 19 confirmed cases, yet the pandemic has battered the small and impoverished communist country's economy. The landlocked nation ...... Read More »

Laos allows people to enter, exit country as restriction measures eased

26 May 2020, 12:20 am

Xinhua Students, Lao citizens, experts and diplomats are now permitted to enter and exit Laos with travel documents authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, according to officials. People were ...... Read More »

ADB approves $20 million loan to help Laos

25 May 2020, 11:15 pm

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a loan worth 20 million USD to support Laos’ response to the coronavirus pandemic. ADB Asian Development Bank In its statement, the bank said that the loan is ...... Read More »

Long tunnel stretching 15 km on China-Laos railway is completed

24 May 2020, 9:18 pm

Mohan section of the China-Laos railway, which is within Chinese territory, on Sunday. After construction of the China-Laos railway is completed at the end of 2021, visitors will be able to take an ...... Read More »

China-Laos railway's tracks go through 1st tunnel

24 May 2020, 12:13 am

As each row of 14 cement sleepers laid smoothly across the Ban Nong Khay Tunnel at the prescribed distance and then the 500-meter long tracks settled on the sleepers precisely by the engineering train ...... Read More »

China-Laos railway tunnel's border drilling finished

20 May 2020, 9:25 pm

China Railway No. 2 Engineering Group (CREC-2) said that it has drilled through the Friendship Tunnel from northern Laos to the border line with China on Wednesday. The Friendship Tunnel, with a total ...... Read More »

Macau Legend shifts to Aug Laos expansion opening: exec

19 May 2020, 12:10 am

Hong Kong-listed casino services firm Macau Legend Development Ltd has shifted to mid-August, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the “partial” opening of an expansion to its Savan Legend Resorts Hotel and ...... Read More »

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