Published: Oct 13, 2021
The World Justice Project (WJP) today released the WJP Rule of Law Index® 2021, which evaluates rule of law in 139 countries or jurisdictions. The report is the first in this annual series issued since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared in March 2020, and it shows multi-year negative trends worsening during this period.
Published: Jun 26, 2021
There is a Chinese saying "to get rich, build roads first." The Lao people hoped the country, with the Laos-China railway, will become prosperous soon, and become a transportation hub in Southeast Asia to drive the development in the region.
Published: May 01, 2020
LONDON - Making his first appearance at a news conference in over a month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday that Britain was "past the peak" and "on the downward slope" of the first phase of the pandemic. He also promised that next week, his government would begin to describe how the country might slowly loosen its strict lockdown.
Published: Jan 15, 2020
The new Coronavirus 2019 could be human-to-human transmitted with the danger of the epidemic spreading to other areas, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Wednesday (January 15).
Published: Nov 19, 2018
Last week, Vientiane played host to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s High Level Conference on Transnational Organised Crime in Laos and the Mekong Region. The UNDOC brought together senior Lao officials, international partners, and select experts from neighbouring Mekong countries.
Published: Sep 30, 2017
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh - Rashida Begum steers clear of the water pump near the reeking latrine shared by more than 100 families in a grim corner of Bangladesh that has grown into one of the world's largest refugee settlements in just weeks.