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15 October 2019

Vientiane to host almsgiving for 300 monks as part of Dharma Yatra pilgrimage

 
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- Drug bonfire highlights Laos’ efforts to control abuse
Over 700 kg of illegal drugs seized in police raids were set alight in Dongmakkhai village, Xaythany district, Vientiane, on Saturday to mark National Day against Drug Abuse and Trafficking, which falls on October 12. Among the drugs burned were 385.94kg of amphetamine, 8kg of dried cannabis, 37kg of crystal methamphetamine,
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- Vientiane to host almsgiving for 300 monks as part of Dharma Yatra pilgrimage
A mass almsgiving will take place in Vientiane on October 26 to coincide with the arrival of some 100 to 150 monks and Buddhists from five different countries in the Mekong Basin region. The second Dharma Yatra, a pilgrimage of peace, will bring together up to 100 to 150 monks and Buddhists from Cambodia, Thailand, Laos,
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Drug haul goes up in smoke in Bokeo

Bokeo officials set light to drugs weighing 3,343 kg which they had seized from dealers and traffickers in the province.
The drugs were burned to mark National Drug Prevention Day on October 12, in the presence of the provincial Deputy Governor, Mr Chomsy Lattanaphan.
A senior police officer from Bokeo, Colonel Insom Thamlasin, said different types of drugs went up in smoke including 13,138,729 amphetamine tablets, 58 bars of heroin and 1,654 kg of methamphetamine.

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