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National news on KPL Long live the glorious Lao People's Revolutionary Party! Lao people whole heartedly pay homage to the Congress IX of the Lao People's Revolutionaly Party! Firmly enhance the exemplary role and excellence of the Party! Promoting patriotism and solidarity among Lao people as we strive to reduce poverty and take the country out of the list of least developed countries! Everything for the people well being and nation's prosperity! Tapping the country's potential, profiting from the epochal dynamics, proactively participating in international integration! Enhancing self vigilance ,resolutely safeguarding the nation and the new regime       Previous News   
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14-20 SEPTENBER 2014

Strengthening Parliamentary Cooperation
to Build ASEAN Community

Lao PDR advances in global ranking on ease of
doing business

(KPL) A new Work Bank Group report disclosed yesterday that Lao PDR improved its business environment over the past years, moving up seven places in the global ranking on the ease of doing business.

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Vietnamese Deputy PM welcomes KPL

(KPL) Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received a delegation from the Lao News Agency KPL led by General Director Sounthone Khanthavong in Hanoi

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Australia supports fund to new children's hospital project

(KPL) Australia's Embassy to Laos yesterday handed over a financial support worth more than USD 11,000 (approx. LAK 90 million) in support of the construction of a new children's hospital
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Chinese firm invests almost 800 bln kip in development project

(KPL) A Chinese company has invested almost 800 billion kip in a farmland and public goods logistic center development project in Fangdeng village, Phonthong district, Champassak province.

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A visitor spends US$160 during stay in Laos, ADB says

(KPL) The latest report from Asian Development Bank has said that visitors to the Lao PDR spend an average of about US$160 per person during their stay, the lowest amount in the Greater Mekong Sub region (GMS).

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ASEAN officials discuss climate change and transboundary haze pollution issues

(KPL) Climate change, global warming and transboundary haze pollution issues were raised at the Senior Officials Meeting of the 15th Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment (IAMME) in Vientiane

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Environment cooperation among ASEAN countries urged

(KPL) Deputy Prime Minister Asang Laoly has urged all ASEAN members, ASEAN plus three and Dialogue partners to increase cooperation to promote the sustainable natural resources management and environmental protection in the path of green economy

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Microsoft Office Specialist 2015 launched

(KPL)The Educational Standards and Quality Assurance Centre (ESQAC), Ministry of Education and Sports and the IIG Education Laos have launched the 2nd Microsoft Office Specialist 2015 encouraging the application by young talented students.

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MoPI expects over 30,000 billion kip of investment

(KPL) The Ministry of Planning and Investment has expected that the investment by domestic and foreign business units reaches 30,000 billion kip this fiscal year 2014-2015. The government has expected that over 15,000 billion kip are invested by domestic and foreign private companies

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Foreign Minister greets Indonesian counterpart

(KPL) Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Thongloun Sisoulith, has sent a message of congratulation to Ms Retno Lestari Priansari Marsudi recently appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia.

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LANITH Vientiane breaks ground for "Centre of Excellence"

(KPL) The Lao National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality (LANITH) Vientiane held a groundbreaking ceremony on 30 Oct for its EUR 750,000 "Centre of Excellence" Education and skills training complex, which will expand the capacity of the institute's tourism and hospitality campus on Fa Ngum Road in Vientiane Capital.

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The construction of the complex is slated for completion in October 2015.

While thanking Luxembourg for its six-plus years of ongoing support, Lanith Director Saysavath Chasane stated that the Centre of Excellence at LANITH Vientiane, a Ministry of Education and Sports (MOES) national institute aims to meet the growing human resource needs of the vibrant Lao PDR tourism trade

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Four-breakthrough resolution of Ninth Party Congress

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