Friday, February 22, 2019

PM pushes for Bruneian investment

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has told ministries to be proactive in attracting investment from Brunei Darussalam after learning that companies in the oil-rich country...

Laos, China ink US$4.5 million deal on cooperation projects

The Lao and Chinese governments have signed a funding agreement designed to finance a range of projects under the Mekong-Lancang cooperation framework. Deputy Minister of...

Laos, Brunei highly value bilateral ties

Visiting Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah have said they highly value the friendly relations and cooperation between their...

Private education institutes to resume bachelor degree courses

Education authorities have given approval for some private colleges to raise their status to private education institutes so they can recommence bachelor and higher...

Market to decide 5G service in Laos: telecom official

The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications will rely on market mechanisms to decide whether the country will launch a 5G service, according to a...

Long-suffering residents call for completion of road works

People living alongside a 9.4-km road that is in the process of being upgraded have taken to social media to express their dissatisfaction with...

PM to visit Brunei to strengthen bilateral cooperation

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith will lead government officials on an official visit to Brunei from February 16-17. The two-day visit by Mr Thongloun and...

Prioritise tourism to drive growth, minister advises

The government should continue to prioritise tourism and involve all ministries and local administrations in the promotion of tourism to drive growth, a minister...

Japan fills hole in Laos’ oral health services

The Japanese government has provided grant assistance worth more than 2.7 billion kip (US$320,997) to improve oral and dental health services in Vientiane and...

PM: Downsize state organisations, cut civil servant numbers

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith yesterday told the Ministry of Home Affairs to speed up work to downsize state organisations after learning that many state...