21 February 2020

Asean, China agree on measures in response to coronavirus

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- Mekong nations, China push for more trade, investment, connectivity
The six Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) countries agreed on the need to elevate their cooperation from rapid-expansion to a comprehensive stage as their foreign ministers met in Vientiane on Thursday.
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- Govt, Chinese developer sign PDA for 1,200 MW Floating Solar Power Project
To support its efforts to achieve green growth and alternative and clean energy development in Laos, the government is partnering with a Chinese company on a solar power project.
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- Asean, China agree on measures in response to coronavirus
Asean and China will strengthen coordination in combating the coronavirus (Covid-19) through existing cooperation mechanisms, exchanges of information, and promotion of related research.
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- Germany supports vocational training service centre at LNCCI
The German-backed Vocational Education Lao PDR (VELA) project has contributed office and IT equipment to establish a Service Centre for Dual-Cooperative Training (DCT) at the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI). . ... More >>>

- JICA developing irrigation, farming and marketing in Savannakhet
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is strengthening irrigation, farming, and marketing development through a technical cooperation project taking place in Savannakhet province.. More >>>

- Korean group gives boost to disaster-hit areas
The Sharing Culture Arts Association of Korea on Wednesday donated clothes, shoes, two ambulances and two fire engines worth more than 39 billion kip (US$4,436,835) to help alleviate poverty and spur development in Laos.. .. More >>>

- FAO Director-General supports Laos’ push to meet development targets
Laos can achieve middle-income status with strong leadership, investments and partnerships as it strives to officially graduate from Least Developed Country (LDC) status by 2024.. ...More >>>

- Pakngum residents voice concerns to Vientiane People’s Council, National Assembly members
Residents of Nongkhaen, Donesangphai, Nongkhiet and Pakngum villages in Pakngum district, Vientiane, this week met with members of the National Assembly and Vientiane People’s Council to inform them of troubling issues that required solutions. ...More >>>


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Vientiane court sentences high-profile group to prison in corruption case

The People’s Supreme Court in Vientiane sentenced the former director of Lao Freight Forwarder, under the Ministry of Finance, Mr Khamphaeng, 62, to life in prison after he was found guilty of corruption.  .... More >>>




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Work on Vientiane Expressway No. 1 Project begins
Construction of the mega Vientiane Expressway No. 1 officially began yesterday  ... More >>>

Top line up awaits February Fest 3 music fans
A bill packed with top homegrown and international artists is set to entertain the punters during ‘February Fest 3.. .More >>>

Xayaboury’s elephants draw jumbo crowd at annual festival
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Coronavirus cases climb to 621 on Japan cruise liner
TOKYO (China Daily/ANN) -- Coronavirus infections on a cruise ship moored near Tokyo ... More >>>

What do you know about the coronavirus?
People are concerned about the coronavirus even though no cases have been reported in Laos. , .. More >>>

National Games shooters train sights on Vientiane range
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Icons of the Phuan Kingdom lure visitors to Xieng Khuang If you’re visiting Xieng Khuang province in northeastern Laos, be sure to visit ... More >>>

Manager of the Phongthaveeshup company, Mr Phongsawath Senapuan (third left), presents 200,000 medical masks .. More >>>

World hand drip coffee contest

Anyone who loves coffee and would like to be a barista can enter this contest. The winner will receive a trophy from the Association of Korea and have the chance to compete in an event in the Republic of Korea.
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