U.S. Welcomes New Lao Ambassador

On April 8, President Donald J. Trump formally accepted the credentials of the new Lao Ambassador to the United States, Ambassador Khamphan Anlavan, at the White House in Washington, DC. …

Chinese Art Exhibition Opens In Laos To Promote Cultural Exchanges

VIENTIANE, Laos´┐Ż The Chinese and Lao ministries for culture and tourism, and the Chinese embassy in Laos, have opened a five-day exhibition at the Lao National Museum, themed Chinese Style …

US Transport Chief Defends FAA for Not Immediately Grounding Boeing 737 MAX

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Wednesday defended the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to not immediately ground the Boeing 737 MAX fleet after a deadly crash in March of an …

Five Miners Killed, Two Wounded As Landslides Hit Central Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Five bodies have been retrieved from the affected areas and two others sustained injuries, after landslides hit a diamond mine, in South Kalimantan province of central Indonesia, a …

Australian Election to Be Fought on Refugees, Economy

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA Australia’s prime minister on Thursday called a May 18 election that will be fought on issues including climate change, asylum seekers and economic management.

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Northern Bus Station Increases Bus Fleet For Passenger Flow During Pi Mai

(KPL) The Northern Bus Station has got itself prepared in all aspects to better handle the flow of passengers traveling to home towns in northern part of the country during …

Strengthening Government’s Capacity For Better Use Of Data For Nutrition

(KPL) As part of the National Information Platforms for Nutrition (NIPN) initiative, the European Union (EU) and UNICEF are building the capacity of Government staff to make better use of …

Statement On Prior Consultation Process For Pak Lay Agreed

(KPL) The MRC member countries Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam agreed on Apr 4 a statement on the prior consultation process for the proposed Pak Lay hydropower project, …