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The Nonhinhae village in Vientiane, Laos will organise what has been called 'the biggest rocket festival ever' on May 25.
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A delegation of Vientiane City of Laos led by Soukanh Mahalath, secretary of the Central Committee of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party, secretary of the Vientiane City Party Committee and mayor, visited the statues of President Kim Il Sung and General Secretary Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill on Monday.
UN Food and Agriculture Organisation says there could be a possible solution to the food crisis by encouraging people to eat more insects.
Lao Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Vilayvanh Phomkhe has instructed his officials to work closely with local authorities to ensure everything is ready for this year's tree planting.
The National Disaster Management Office under the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Lao People's Democratic Republic held a workshop on ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response here on May 13-14. The AADMER was signed by 10 ASEAN countries in 2005 and was ratified and implemented since 2009.
Prime Minister of Laos Thongsing Thammavong will lead a high-level delegation to attend a joint Lao-Thai cabinet meeting and the 2nd Asia Pacific Water Summit in Chiang Mai, Thailand, on May 19-20. His visit is in response to an invitation from Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Malaysian and Lao business associations plan to collaborate in promoting trade and investment and to further enhance and strengthen ties for the mutual benefit of the two countries.
Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam have welcomed the expansion of the East-West Economic Corridor to boost mutual cooperation.
Hundreds of expectant mothers stood in line yesterday to receive free influenza vaccinations against the H1N1, H3N2 and B/Hybei-Wujiagang/158/2009 viruses at the opening ceremony of a vaccination campaign which runs until June 30.
Laos has shifted focus from solely economic development to environmental protection as part of efforts to ensure sustainable planning of hydropower projects, according to a senior government official.
Laos is seeking help from the Chinese government to conduct detailed surveys of its mineral wealth, aiming to use the information to help regulate the mining industry, according to a senior government official.
Almost 10,000 people have died in road accidents in Laos over the past 22 years, according to a Lao government report this week.
Thailand and Laos will soon forge closer cooperation in promoting trade by upgrading two border checkpoints, adopting the single-stop inspection system and implementing a single visa.