Virtual Signing Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnerships (RCEP)
On the morning of 15 November 2020, H.E Mr. Thongloun SISOULIT, Prime Minister of Lao PDR, led the Lao delegation to attend the 4th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Summit (virtual) under the chair of H.E Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of Vietnam.
Official Launch of Transmission Lines Connecting Laos to Cambodia
A ceremony was held this week to mark the opening of a new 500 kV transmission line connecting Laos and Cambodia in Champasack Province.
According to a report by Electricite Du Laos, the 500 kV transmission line construction project was built for the export of electricity to Cambodia in accordance with an agreement between Electricite Du Laos (EDL) and the Electricite Du Cambodge (EDC).
Laos Eases Covid-19 Measures, entertainment venues to Reopen
Laos has extended its Covid-19 prevention measures until 31 December, however, some measures, including a ban on bars and karaoke venues, will be eased.
According to a notice issued by the Prime Minister’s Office, authorities have agreed in principle to allow entertainment venues, such as karaoke bars and nightclubs, to reopen.