26 June 2020

Authorities calm fears about worm treatment after children fall ill


- PM interacts with NA members
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has welcomed the comments made by National Assembly members, after spending two days listening to debates.
Addressing the Assembly’s ongoing session on June 25, the premier said that from what lawmakers had discussed, he felt Assembly members clearly understood the difficulties faced by the government in implementing the 2020 national development plan.
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- One-stop service ‘still can’t be implemented’: DPM
The one-stop service introduced by the government to enable the completion of service procedures at one location is still not implemented effectively, a deputy prime minister told parliament on Thursday..
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- Authorities calm fears about worm treatment after children fall ill
Health authorities have confirmed that the intestinal worm drug Mebendazole posed no danger for children despite reports of some students having symptoms of nausea and vomiting after taking the antiparasitic medication.
This type of drug, specifically Mebendazole 500 mg, is focused at eliminating intestinal worms in 5-12-year-olds.
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- Australia reconfirms support for education development 
Australia has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting education development in Laos and is hopeful that the Basic Education and Quality in Laos (BEQUAL) project will help improve teaching and learning in disadvantaged areas, especially for girls, ethnic children and children with a disability. ...More >>>

- Govt injects 120 billion kip into 2020 rural development
The government has injected 120 billion kip into 703 projects in rural communities this year as part of the national development plan to drive poverty reduction efforts.. ...More >>>

- Ministry bolsters awareness against money laundering, bribery
Officials and civil servants need to be vigilant against all forms of bribery and money laundering with any involvement constituting a criminal offence, a department head has cautioned. ....More >>>

- Laos-China railway kicks off Chinese language training programme
The Laos-China Railway Company has started a Chinese language training programme in Vientiane for the first group of Lao nationals in preparation for the launch of its operations in December 2021.....More >>>

- Govt supports rearing of livestock in Xieng Khuang
The government’s project for supporting the commercial rearing of animals in northern Laos recently provided materials worth more than 1.35 billion kip to farmers in Phaxay district of Xieng Khuang province. ...More >>>

- 3rd CIIE to expand its exhibition area
The exhibition area of the 3rd China International Import Expo (CIIE), scheduled in ...More >>>

Foreign investors raise allocations for Chinese bonds Foreign investors are increasing fund allocations in China's booming ...More >>>

Beijing ups COVID-19 emergency response Beijing upgraded its emergency response to COVID-19 from level III to II starting Tuesday, ...More >>>

- First steel girder fixed on bridge of Lijiang-Shangri-La railwayFeaturing a 24.4m length and a 12m height, the first girder piece was ...More >>>

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