21 September 2020

Planning ministry strengthens leadership competencies of top women


- Storm causes disruption in the south
Storm Noul hit southern Laos on Friday after passing through Vietnam, bringing heavy rain and flooding to many areas. In Xekong province, the main road in Ta-oy district was flooded on Friday, causing problems for traffic. A local official said “Livestock was moved to higher ground after we received forecasts of the storm but the rain flooded rice fields and other cropland, ....More >>>

- Govt seeks ways to buffer impact of global slump
The government has highlighted the issues causing significant adverse impacts on the economy, ranging from the Covid-19 pandemic to global changes and other undesirable events. At the cabinet’s monthly meeting held in Vientiane on September 17-18, authorities were urged to strictly implement measures and closely monitor people entering Laos to prevent a second wave of the coronavirus.
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- Planning ministry strengthens leadership competencies of top women
Investing in capacity building to equip women with the necessary competencies they need to fulfil their roles is part of ensuring women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision making in political, economic and public life. To this end, the Ministry of Planning and Investment with support ....More >>>

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- Japan gives further boost to children’s education
Japan’s Marubeni Educational Foundation has been supporting education development in Laos for some years by providing essential school materials for ethnic children. The foundation recently provided additional textbooks and student uniforms for 420 students at the Ethnic Boarding School in Kaysone Phomvihane city, Savannakhet province, worth more than 85 million kip. ....More >>>

- University of Health Sciences meeting mulls upgraded curriculum, research
Authorities and lecturers at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) in Vientiane have been urged to press ahead with curriculum upgrades as well as to enhance research in public health. . ...More >>>

- Ministry creates awareness about hepatitis virus
The Ministry of Health is supporting efforts to create awareness and understanding about viral hepatitis to improve public health and to mark World Hepatitis Day. An event with the theme “Hepatitis-Free Future” to create awareness about ways to prevent hepatitis and to mark World Hepatitis Day, which is observed on July 28. ....More >>>

- Lao, Malaysian foreign ministers discuss repatriation of citizens
The Lao and Malaysian ministers of foreign affairs held talks last week to discuss ways to enable their respective citizens to return home after being stranded due to the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as further economic cooperation. ...More >>>

- Traditional Chinese medicine helping global fight against COVID-19 Lung cleansing and detoxifying preparation, though difficult to understand even for Chinese...More >>>

- Vision turning lucid waters into reality The nine biggest lakes in Yunnan province sit like two strings of ...More >>>

- Flora hidden in SW China mountain In some primitive forests hidden in remote mountainous areas of China ...More >>>

- Yunnan launches media tour on health assisting poverty A national media tour on health care assisting poverty relief was ...More >>>

- Opera "A Running Creek" premieres in Kunming "A Running Creek", which is an opera created by Yunnan Minzu University and...More >>>





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Business operators want a full-proof LNSW system
The Lao National Single Window (LNSW) system is flawed even as it officially being opened in June last year at the Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge-I. ...More >>>

Lao artists to promote Lao song, culture
A folksong artist from PS Production Mr Phongsavanh Saiyavong has encouraged fans and to follow and support his new track “Vientiane Savan Meuanglao”
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Bokeo schoolchildren beat the virus with a good book
For several months schools and other centres of learning in Laos were closed during the Covid-19 outbreak but fortunately reopened at the start of Septembe
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