• 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.
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  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:52
    Lao PM holds up Nam Theun 2 dam as successful hydro model
    The government views the Nam Theun 2 hydropower project in Khammuan province as a successful model as it seeks to strengthen the country's electricity generation policy, according to Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith. 
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  • Sat, 25 Aug 2018 10:12
    Lao PM calls on experts to reveal the truth behind dam collapse
    Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has urged international experts to work closely with Lao officials to determine the real reason for the collapse of the dam in Attapeu province on July 23. 
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  • Mon, 30 Jul 2018 08:12
    Laos to work with Korea, Thailand on dam investigation: Lao PM
    The government will work with the countries whose companies are stakeholders in the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydropower project to investigate the cause of the collapse of the project's saddle dam, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith announced yesterday.
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  • Sun, 29 Jul 2018 01:00
    Lao PM warns of unofficial news sources for flood disaster information
    Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has warned members of the public to be aware and conscious about news and reports on the deadly flooding in southern Attapeu province to avoid misunderstanding.
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  • Tue, 24 Jul 2018 16:35
    Calls for relief aid as hundreds missing in dam collapse in Laos, PM onsite
    Laos' Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith suspended his Cabinet meeting on Tuesday after an under construction saddle dam of the Xe-Pian Dam in the Southern province of Attapeu collapsed in heavy rains, causing flooding of hundreds of households and a massive evacuation effort, according to the Laos News Agency (KPL).
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  • Mon, 30 Oct 2017 14:20
    ‘Visit Laos Year’ launched to promote the nation to world
    VIENTIANE - Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith invited people from around the world to visit the nation in remarks he delivered to officially launch ‘Visit Laos Year 2018’ in front of the capital’s revered That Luang Stupa on Saturday.
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  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 01:00
    Maintaining traditional Laos-Cambodia ties in mutual interests
    Many people in Laos heaved a sigh of relief – perhaps also in Cambodia – after Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen agreed on Saturday to ease tensions along the border between the two countries and to strive to normalise the situation through peaceful means.
    opinion
  • Thu, 08 Jun 2017 14:56
    Laos, Japan PMs affirm specific steps in joint development plan
    TOKYO - Laotian Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe have agreed in Tokyo to give shape to elements of a joint plan to conduct a wide range of development projects in Laos.
    business
  • Thu, 11 May 2017 01:00
    Lao PM visits Malaysia to boost ties 
    LAO PRIME MINISTER Thongloun Sisoulith and his delegation were on an official visit to Malaysia from Tuesday to yesterday at the invitation of Prime Minister Najib Tun Abdul Razak.
    business
  • Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:00
    Lao PM urges local, Thai business, public sectors to boost investment
    LAO PRIME Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has urged the business and public sectors in Laos and Thailand to open their hearts to investment and cooperation.
    business
  • Fri, 30 Dec 2016 01:00
    Lao PM wants workforce to sharpen skills 
    PRIME MINISTER Thongloun Sisoulith has called for the workforce to be improved so that Lao goods and services can compete with those of other countries amid regional integration.
    business
  • Fri, 16 Dec 2016 01:00
    Laos’ PM to launch railway construction in Luang Prabang
    LAOS’ Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith will officially launch the start of construction for the Laos-China railway project at a ceremony on December 25.
    business
  • Tue, 06 Dec 2016 01:00
    Lao leader must now listen to the people
    Premier Thongloun has taken strong steps to combat corruption, but made no progress on another crucial pledge 
    opinion
  • Sun, 13 Nov 2016 18:37
    Laos prohibits new banana plantations
    THE Laos government has prohibited the establishment of more large-scale banana plantations in a move to address environmental impacts, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith told the National Assembly recently.
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