29 May 2020

Investment ministry launches revised website


- State schools struggling to comply with COVID-19 prevention measures
Many schools are unable to comply with measures to avert further outbreaks of the coronavirus due to a lack of necessary preventive equipment, according to an education official. Most state schools need more preventive equipment such as temperature monitors, hand gel and face masks, and this is the reason they cannot follow procedures issued by the Ministry of Education and Sports.
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- Ministry encourages tree planting, fire prevention to boost forest cover
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has directed provincial and district authorities to promote tree planting as well as fire prevention strategies among local communities to restore forests. Provincial departments of agriculture and forestry also need to work harder to mobilise volunteers to control forest fires, and everyone should take preventative actions, especially in the dry season.
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- Investment ministry launches revised website
The Ministry of Planning and Investment has launched a new version of its website, making it easier for investors to access important economic and business information. The website www.investlao.gov.la, which is administered by the ministry’s Investment Promotion Department, provides essential and comprehensive information needed by investors to start a business in Laos. . ...More >>>

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- COVID-19 taskforce keen to treat 3 remaining cases
The National Taskforce Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control is eager to have the last three infected virus patients nursed back to health so they can be discharged from hospital. The three will be released from Mittaphab Hospital in Vientiane if they twice test negative for the coronavirus. Two of five remaining Covid-19 patients at Mittaphab Hospital were allowed to return home on Wednesday. ...More >>>

- Agriculture officials analyse progress in climate change adaptation
Department of Agricultural Land Management officials gathered in Vientiane on Wednesday to confer on activities related to climate change adaptation studies in the Lao farming sector. Director General of the Department of Agricultural Land Management, Dr Nivong Sipaseuth, and Deputy Director General of the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology and National Project Director of SAMIS, Mr Viengxai Manivong, chaired the meeting. ....More >>>

- Japanese govt to support efforts for dissemination of Lao civil code
The Japanese government will continue to support the dissemination of the civil code of the Lao PDR, which was drafted with the support of JICA and became effective on May 27. This issue was discussed when the Ambassador of Japan to Laos, Mr Takewaka Keizo, and the Chief Representative of the Laos office of the Japanese International ..More >>>

- AUF supports local health project targeting COVID-19
A Lao health project has been selected this week for special Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) COVID-19 funding of €25,000 to reduce the risk of public virus transmission.....More >>>

- Oudomxay’s bee farmers get outlet to sell products
A group of natural bee farmers at Luksip village in Xay district of Oudomxay province now has an outlet for selling its products and local handicrafts. The outlet located in Luksip makes it convenient for travellers to buy all kinds of products from local residents at one place.“The centre was opened this week and we hope it will boost our sales, since the spread of Covid-19 had a huge impact on the sales of our products,” said a representative of the natural bee farmers’ group. ....More >>>





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Taiy Akard promotes Thai version of hit track
Lao singer Taiy Akard is currently promoting the Thai version of his hit track “Chao Bormaen Akard”, and has called on members of his Thai fan club to support the song. ... .More >>>

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WHO sets up funding for public donations
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What are your views on the benefits of Laos-China railway?
The Laos-China railway is close to completion and the Lao government and people are excited about the prospects for transportation, tourism ...More >>>

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