• Sat, 13 Oct 2018 10:24
    Drug prevention fight a cross-border effort, Mekong countries confirm
    Representatives from Laos, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam gathered in Vientiane on Friday for the opening of a centre that will foster close cooperation and support for  the fight against illicit drugs in the region.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 20:15
    Three arrested for trying to smuggle Bt38m, tried to cop a fine
    Three Lao nationals - one man and two women - have been arrested while trying to cross the border into Laos from Nong Khai with Bt38 million in undeclared Thai banknotes hidden in their sedan’s speaker boxes and compartments.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 04 Oct 2018 15:07
    2,000 year-old Buddha images unearthed in Laos' Savannakhet province
    VIENTIANE - Hundreds of Buddha images and other ancient relics, estimated at up to 2,000 years old, have been found in the grounds of That Inghang Stupa recently by local residents carrying out renovations at the site in Kaisone Phomvihane City, Savannakhet province.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
    Mekong communities urged to organise emergency plans
    A COMMUNITIES-LED emergency response plan is being advocated to cope with water hazards and dam disasters on the entire Mekong River Basin, as climate change magnifies the threats of water disasters posed by dams.
    national
  • Fri, 28 Sep 2018 09:14
    Construction of Laos' National Road 11 to begin this year
    Work on a section of the National Road 11 section from Khok Khaodor-Nonsavanh villages to Xanakham district to Vang and Namsang villages is set to begin at the end of this year, with the construction to be completed in three years.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:55
    Laos-China Railway Project funds construction of bridges at flood-hit Attapeu
    Four steel bridges connecting Samakhixay district to the flood-hit areas of Sanamxay district in Attapeu province have been completed with grant assistance from the Laos-China Railway Project.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 28 Sep 2018 01:00
    3 nation to join global trademark databases
    The intellectual property (IP) offices of Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam and Laos are to integrate their trade mark and design data into the global trade mark and design search databases, TMview and Designview.
    Tech
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:34
    Meth haul seen arriving from Laos but smugglers vanish
    Navy personnel found 30,000 methamphetamine pills on the side of the Mekong River in Nakhon Phanom on Sunday night, but the drug runners got away.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 22 Sep 2018 11:25
    74th joint patrol on Mekong River completed
    The 74th joint patrol on the Mekong River with law enforcers from China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand was completed on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:05
    Assessment reports of Pak Lay and Pak Beng dam found to be identical
    Plagiarism has been detected in the Transboundary Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (TBESIA) as well as Cumulative Impact Assessment (CIA) of the proposed Pak Lay Dam project in Laos.
    national
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:54
    Thai firm signs 3-hotel deal in Laos
    Centara, a Thai hospitality group led by Suthikiati Chirathivat, board chairman (fourth from the right), has signed a memorandum of understanding with Asia Investment, Development and Construction Co Ltd (AIDC), an investment and construction company in Laos.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
    At A Glance
    Coca-Cola appoints new GM for Thailand, Laos
    Corporate
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:00
    REPORT: Chinese investors shift agriculture practices in North
    TWO YEARS ago, Prasat Prueangwichahorn, a Thai driver in a Chinese banana plantation in Laos, saw a business opportunity when Laos ordered a ban on new banana plantations out of concerns for the environment and workers.
    business
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 08:46
    Development of hydropower 'must be safe', PM tells World Economic Forum
    Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith told the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Wednesday that the development of hydroelectricity dams in Laos must be safe and environmentally friendly.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 17:03
    Cross-border national park management cooperation explored
    The National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department is exploring opportunities to work with its partners in neighbouring countries to step up efforts to protect national parks with transboundary features.
    national
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