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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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Pakbaeng - one night is not enough in this picturesque town Pakbaeng is known as a boat station town because most folks get there by river and it sits midway between.... More >>>

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Outstanding Lao businesswomen receive regional award Ten Lao businesswomen received the Outstanding Asean Women Entrepreneurs Award ... More >>>

Workshop promotes development of Lao dance The National School of Arts of Laos last Friday presented certificates to artists from different art ....More >>>

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

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China, Russia, Mongolia meets to reinforce trilateral tourism ties ULAANQAB (China Daily/ANN) --With the aim of deepening trilateral cooperation in ..More >>>

Deputy minister highlights Laos’ tourism growth, global cooperation on international stage
Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism of the Lao PDR, Mr Savankhone Razmountry, was invited to attend the Asean ....... More >>>

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Regional federation targets football goals at Luang Prabang meeting The Asean Football Federation (AFF) with the support of member countries outlined its plans.... More >>>

Home owner turns house and garden into popular eatery  With so many restaurants opening up in Vientiane it’s becoming harder and harder to make a choice, . More >>>

Upcoming e-Library expected to provide faster, more accessible information A quick glance into the library and one might not see many  ... More >>>

 

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A critical factor to reduce maternal death in remote areas? Deploy midwives!
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Pingu’s English, British Embassy announce international education partnership for English language training
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British expertise advances Lao research
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Poisoned fish worries village as Sangthong district promotes good agricultural practices The people of Kua village in Sangthong district, ...  More >>>

Commemorating the courageous spirit of Battalion 2
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