16 October 2019

Laos values Vietnamese media training assistance

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- Laos, China partner in quality control of agricultural exports
Laos will soon have a high-quality facility to ensure the required international hygiene standards of plant and animal products as well as providing training. A Memorandum of Understanding on a project to build the facility was signed in Vientiane recently by the Director General of the Agriculture Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Mr Chantha Thipphavongphanh,
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- Experts underline importance of technological innovation
Government officials, researchers, students and individuals from the private sector gathered in Vientiane yesterday to discuss research and development in the Industry 4.0 era. A seminar titled “Science, Technology and Innovation in the I.R 4.0” took place at the National Convention Centre and was led by Deputy Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Chanseng Phimmavong.
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- Laos values Vietnamese media training assistance
Training in media management by Vietnamese institutes for Lao officials has led to improved performance in media organisations, with mistakes minimised. Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Mr Savankhone Razmountry, made the comment on Monday at the opening ceremony of a training course on media management at the
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- FAO marks World Food Day with call for healthy diets
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- Medics stress importance of emergency medical teams
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The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) recently launched an online reporting and monitoring system for Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture (NSA). .. More >>>

- Experts review research on challenges faced by adolescents
Representatives of development partners and the Ministry of Health met yesterday in Vientiane to discuss the results of research in relation to adolescents in Laos. ... More >>>

- Luang Prabang teachers get lessons in early childhood classroom activities
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Let’s join forces to clear up festival litter

Now that Lent has ended and some major festivals are taking place, we need to revisit the issue of litter and tackle the task of cleaning up festival areas to make sure Vientiane stays clean.
The boat racing festival has just ended and the That Luang festival will take place next month. These events inevitably generate a lot of rubbish, so we must think about how best we can clean up festival sites.

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In China, initial research on rocket ends successfully

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) -- Report says spacecraft carrier will be bigger, stronger than Long March 5.
The preliminary research on China’s new generation of manned spacecraft-carrying rocket has concluded successfully, paving the way for the program’s next steps, according to China Space News, the flagship newspaper in the country’s space industry. The newspaper reported recently that the research results were reviewed and approved on Wednesday by the China Manned Space Agency, which governs the nation’s manned space activities. Experts from the agency said the results will be
adopted in the research

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Agriculture fair 

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is holding a fair to mark World Food Day and Poverty Eradication Week. The many stalls will display and sell products and there will be demonstrations and question-and-answer sessions on different aspects of agriculture.
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