10 August 2020

Govt takes new steps to prevent second wave of Covid 19


- Social media misuse poses challenge to national development
The work of gathering people from all ethnic groups together for the national development effort and disseminating accurate information is becoming more challenging in the social media era, according to a senior official. Government spokesman Prof. Dr Chaleun Yiapaoher, made the remarks at the Prime Minister’s Office in Vientiane on Friday while speaking to the media about celebrations for the 70th anniversary of the Lao Front for National Development (August 13). .....More >>>

- Information ministry announces major reshuffle
The Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism on August 7 announced the transfer and promotion of senior officials to 12 posts in various departments and institutions, to replace those who have reached retirement age. Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Prof. Dr Kikeo Khaykhamphithoune presided over a meeting at the National Culture Hall to announce the changes.
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- Govt takes new steps to prevent second wave of Covid 19
The continuing spread of Covid-19 in neighbouring countries and beyond has forced Laos to intensify measures to protect the tiny nation against a second wave of the virus. The Prime Minister’s Office issued a notice on August 7 outlining the challenges faced by Laos and the high risks posed by the global health crisis.
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- Private sector supports 70th Mass Media and Publishing Day
Various businesses have provided cash and items of support to the Lao Journalists’ Association to use for activities to mark the 70th anniversary of Mass Media and Publishing Day on August 13. ....More >>>

- Over 100 families hit by flooding in Borikhamxay
The homes of more than 100 families in Borikhan district of Borikhamxay province were inundated by flood waters after several  days of heavy rainfall.....More >>>

- Ministry approves 8,000 slots for university students this year
The Ministry of Education and Sports will accept 8,000 new students at the National University of Laos (NUOL) this year, and more than 7,000 applicants have registered online for the entrance examination.. .....More >>>

- Laos extends condolences over Beirut blast
Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith on August 6 sent a message to his Lebanese counterpart Charbel Wehbe to extend condolences over the explosion in Beirut, the capital of the Republic of Lebanon. ..More >>>

- Laos highly values Asean’s role, accomplishments
Asean has become one of the most successful regional organisations with tangible accomplishments on many fronts, the foreign minister has said. Mr Saleumxay Kommasith on August 8 delivered the message to mark the 53rd anniversary of the founding of the 10-member regional group (August 8 1967 – August 8 2020) and the 23rd anniversary of Laos’ Accession to the group (July 23 1997 – July 23 2020). ..More >>>

- China to make cool-headed, sensible response to U.S. impulsive moves, anxiety: FM China is ready to make cool-headed and sensible response to the impulsive moves and ...More >>>

- China's use of foreign investment rebounds in H1 Utilization of foreign investment in China rebounded in the first half of the year...More >>>

- The lure of lotus flowers in Mile, SE Yunnan Lotus flowers are in full bloom across Mile, Yunnan province ...More >>>

- Abozuo: An ecological Yi village Since the development of rural tourism, the livelihood of Li Wengui and his family...More >>>

- Shangri-La villagers live on mushrooms as ecology improves Located in northwest Yunnan’s Diqing prefecture, Shangri-La is famous...More >>>





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Lao designer to host second charity fashion show
The Men Folder fashion brand will stage a fashion show to promote its latest collection at the Better Together Fashion Show Charity.....More >>>

Ethnic people given chance to play a greater role in society
There are about 50 different ethnic groups living in Laos, who continue to practice their cultural traditions.
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