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18 November 2019

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The children of Dakcheung district in Xekong province now have a brand new secondary school, built with 9 billion kip (US$1 million) in grant funding from the Vietnamese government. The school, in Nonsavan village, was officially handed over to Lao authorities last week.
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Villagers in Savannakhet pool funds to build road

The people of Phontoum village in Outhoumphon district, Savannakhet province, have paid 217 million kip for the building of a road through their village.
Village Head Mr Khamtan Chankhampheng said work on the road began last month and will make life easier for everyone living in the neighbourhood.
The gravel road will be 3.6 km long and 4 to 6 metres wide.
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