(KPL) President Choummaly Sayasone led Party and government leaders in laying a wreath at the Unknown Heroes' Monument in Vientiane Capital to pay respect to those who sacrificed for the cause of national liberation and to mark the 39th National Day of the Lao PDR.
QV 301 flight crash caused by bad weather conditions, official report says
(KPL) The sudden change in weather and the crew’s failure to properly execute the published instrument approach and the published missed approach procedure were the causes of ATR 72-600 Aircraft QV 301 accident in Pakse District, Champasack .
Singapore ranks 10th as largest foreign investor in Laos
(KPL) Singapore has become tenth in the list of largest foreign investors in the Lao PDR with the investment by the Singaporean companies amounting to US$175 million and totalling 78 projects.
The information was disclosed at a reception to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Lao PDR and Singapore in Vientiane on 27 Nov.
Lao PDR welcomes State of World Population report 2014
(KPL) The Ministry of Planning and Investment welcomed the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) State of the World Population Report (SWOP) 2014 under the theme "The power of 1.8 billion adolescents, youth, and the transformation of the future."
"The report estimates that 1.8 billion people worldwide.
Experts transfer knowledge to Laos on sustainable energy development
(KPL) Experts from Japan, Thailand, and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) have shared and transferred some significant international lessons on sustainable energy development to Lao officials.
(KPL) A completed renovation of the Oudomxay airport is ready to serve the 10th National Games, which will be held next month.
The airport renovation project includes a terminal, runway, fire truck parking area, and establishment of model equipment for the terminal, and passenger facilities.The renovation work was conducted by the local construction company "Aphisith" at a total cost of 2.4 billion kip (US$300,000).
The fund was solely supported by the Lao government
(KPL) Businesses and individuals involved with Laos should be aware that Tuesday December 2nd is a government-mandated national holiday across Laos. Offices will reopen on Wednesday, December 3rd.In the meantime, we wish all our readers a happy Lao National Holiday,
Lao leaders congratulate Mauritania's National Day
(KPL) H.E Choummaly Sayasone, President of the Lao People's Democratic Republic has sent congratulatory greetings to His Excellency Mr. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, President of the Republic of Mauritania.
(KPL) The Embassy of Malaysia in Vientiane Capital hosted the Malaysian Technical Cooperation Programme (MTCP) Alumni Dinner on 27 Nov at the Mercure Hotel.
The event was held with the objective of welcoming new members of the MTCP Alumni in Lao PDR who have been attending various courses conducted in Malaysia in 2014.
(KPL) The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on Tuesday signed three project documents continuing the FAO’s existing Country Programming Framework in the Lao PDR.
Signatories to the documents were the Director General of the