- UK provides over 36 billion kip for UXO clearance
The United Kingdom government will provide grant aid worth 36 billion kip (US$4,274,709) for clearing Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) and developing capacity in the UXO sector of Laos.
The funding will be provided to HALO Trust and Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) to support UXO clearance in Savannakhet, and a capacity development project under the National Regulatory Authority (NRA) for
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- New training facility to enhance Vangvieng tourism Vangvieng district, Vientiane province: -- A new tourism and hospitality practical training facility will soon run upgraded vocational education programmes in the popular visitor destination.
The ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of the modern training facility was held at the Vangvieng campus of the Vientiane province Technical College yesterday.
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- Lao PM urges Asean to implement prioritised work
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has urged Asean leaders to push for the translation of the Asean priorities into practice so regional community building can be realised. The Lao premier made the call to regional leaders while attending the 34th Asean Summit,
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- Laos, Vietnam relations climb to new heights
Political relations between Laos and Vietnam have soared to new heights, while the two parties and governments have persistently encouraged bilateral and economic cooperation. Leaders from the parties and governments gave this assessment during their meetings in Vientiane this week. ... More >>>
- New mother and child centre opens in Phongsaly
A new mother and child centre recently opened in Phongsaly to serve local communities following cooperation between provincial authorities and a Korea foundation. Construction of the mother and child centre, valued at about US$96,300, began on January 30 this year .. More >>>
- NA urges govt to enhance disaster management efforts
The National Assembly has called on the government to enhance efforts to better assist victims of natural disasters and to minimise loss of life and property in such incidents. While debating the disaster management law at the ongoing National Assembly session yesterday, .. More >>>
- Govt to kick off agriculture survey next month
The nation will begin carrying out an agriculture survey next month to help determine the government’s policy on agricultural and social development. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Mr Somdy Duangdy led discussions at a national ... More>>>
British expertise advances Lao research
Prof Paul Newton has spent the last 20 years carrying out ground-breaking tropical medicine research at the Lao Oxford Mahosot Hospital Wellcome Research Unit (LOMWRU) in Vientiane, which he founded.... More >>>