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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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Hadxayfong: rice farming falls short of monsoon rice production plan

(KPL) Hadxayfong District has said its farmers could not achieve their rice farming target for this rainy season which has been set at 6,100 ha.
Farmers in the district have completed rice seedling preparation with 60 per cent of the planned rice farmland transplanted with rice .

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Laos, Thailand, Cambodia share knowledge on climate change

?(KPL) Representatives of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and international organizations on 29-31 July met in Savannakhet at a workshop to share knowhow on climate change adaptation in the context of basic infrastructure development in urban areas.

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Roasted coffee tops export list of Lao coffee

(KPL) Roasted coffee beans share the greatest share in the coffee export list of the Lao PDR mainly going to neighbouring Thailand and Cambodia, according to the President of the Lao Coffee Association, MrSisanouk Sisombath..

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31st anniversary of Lao Committee for Peace and Solidarity marked

(KPL) Over 100 officials from the Lao Youth Union took part in a lecture held in Vientiane Capital on 29 July to mark the 31st anniversary of the Lao Committee for Peace and Solidarity (1 August 1983-2014)..

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Xayabury discusses the possibility of a Mekong hydropower dam

(KPL) Representatives of local authorities and contractors met in Xayabury Province to discuss the feasibility study into the Mekong hydropower dam in Parklay District, Xayabury last Friday.
The meeting saw the presence of the Vice Governor of Xayabury Province, Mr Yanyong Sipaseuth,

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NA session closed with new laws, plans, positions approved

(KPL) The 7th ordinary session of the National Assembly's (NA) 7th legislature was closed last Friday following the discussion and approval of new laws, and the state budget plan 2014-2015 along with the appointment of key positions proposed by Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong.

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Luangnamtha: some farmers complain low latex prices

(KPL) Some rubber farmers in Namtha district, Luangnamtha province have asked the NA members to help them resolve their problem of low latex price, saying the problem is affecting their production and income generation.

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Construction of biggest tourist complex in Laos takes shape

(KPL) Laos-ASEAN International Trade Company has injected over US$500 million in building the biggest tourist complex of ASEAN in Nongpene area, Hadxayfong District, Vientiane Capital.

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Happy Move Global Youth Volunteers build a library in Xaythany

(KPL) Happy Move Global Youth Volunteers fellows on 24 July handed over a newly built library to the Veunkham Upper Secondary School, Xaythany district, Vientiane Capital.

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Houaphanh Court puts corrupt officials in jail

(KPL) Houaphanh Provincial First Instance Criminal Court on 22 July sentenced nine corrupt civil servants to imprisonment. These officials have worked for the Provincial Financial and Education and Sports Departments and Xamneua District Financial Office.

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World Food provides over LAK200 b to support nutrition programme

(KPL) The World Food Programme has provided over 200 billion kip to support the mother and child nutrition programme.
Agreement on the World Food Programme was signed in Vientiane Capital on 23 July by the Minister of Health, Dr Eksavang Vongvichith

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Champassack Irrigation Scheme handed over to local authorities

(KPL) As part of the ongoing Infrastructural Development Programme of the Government of the Lao PDR and to
reinforce the agriculture sector, the Government of India
sanctioned a Line of Credit of US$ 17.34 million

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Four-breakthrough resolution of Ninth Party Congress

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