25 June 2019

Lao PM urges Asean to implement prioritised work


- 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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- Lao government reacts to UN expert's misleading report
With the consent and at the invitation of the government of the Lao PDR (GoL), the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty ... More >>>

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