Laos: Railway to slash cost, time of travel World

Laos: Railway to slash cost, time of travel

Ticket prices on the Laos-China railway will be cheaper than travel over the same distance by road, with the price beginning at 350 kip (0.035 USD)/person/kilometre, while the travel time will be much shorter.
Lao newspapers hail Laos – Vietnam fighting alliance World

Lao newspapers hail Laos – Vietnam fighting alliance

The Lao newspapers on July 27 published articles featuring Laos – Vietnam fighting alliance and great dedication made by Vietnamese voluntary soldiers and experts in Laos, on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of Day of Invalids and Martyrs (July 27).
Lao press hails Lao top leader’s Vietnam visit World

Lao press hails Lao top leader’s Vietnam visit

Lao newspapers on June 30 devoted their front pages for articles highlighting the official friendly visit to Vietnam by Lao Party General Secretary and State President Thongloun Sisoulith from June 28-29.
Top Lao leader’s visit to Vietnam grabs Lao headlines World

Top Lao leader’s visit to Vietnam grabs Lao headlines

Lao media on June 28 run headlines on the official friendship visit of General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith to Vietnam from June 28-29, saying it reaffirms the consistent stance of the Party, State and people of Laos in preserving, promoting the traditional relations between the two countries.
KPL chief values Vietnamese Party leader’s writing about socialism World

KPL chief values Vietnamese Party leader’s writing about socialism

Experiences by senior leaders of friendly countries, especially Vietnam, are precious lessons and also hold great importance, General Director of the Lao News Agency (KPL) Khampheuy Philapha said while talking about the Vietnamese Party leader’s recent article about the path to socialism in Vietnam.
Laos works to develop tourism World

Laos works to develop tourism

The Lao government has devised a policy to promote tourism, considering the industry a priority in the country’s national economic development plan, said Lao Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Bosengkham Vongdala.
Lao exports via GSP, FTAs near 1.31 bln USD in 2018 World

Lao exports via GSP, FTAs near 1.31 bln USD in 2018

Laos’ exports via the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) and free trade agreements (FTAs) neared 1.31 billion USD last year, accounting for 24.3 percent of the total exports, according to the Lao News Agency KPL on May 6.