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July 13, 2017

Results of school exams still in assessment

 
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1. Fish conservation improving food, income, and tourism
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) is continuing to encourage all communities in Laos where have natural marshes, swamps, or rivers, for them to create a fish conservation area. This is to sustain local food resources, earn money from becoming a tourism attraction, and improve local incomes. . . More >>>

2. Minister hails Lao-Vietnamese communications cooperation
Laos and Vietnam have successfully cooperated in communications, especially human resources and ICT sector development, and will continue to do so, according to a leading official. . More >>>

3. World Bank supports disaster risk management in Laos
The World Bank will provide US$30 million to Laos as part of its continuing support for disaster risk management projects that will enable the Asian nation to lessen the impact of natural disasters. .More >>>

4. Robust globe a must for rapid growth: economist
The nation's economy is set to remain one of the fastest growing in the region in coming years as long as the global economic recovery remains on track, according to international financial institutions. . More >>>

5. Results of school exams still in assessment
The results of secondary school exams (Grade 7 level) have not yet been official announced even though many Grade 7 students are registering for the entrance exams to study at higher levels at National University of Laos. . More >>>

Home news

- Commission works with women to tackle unsafe migration
The National Commission for the Advancement of Women (NCAW), the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare and development partners have strengthened cooperation to prevent the unsafe migration of female workers. . .More >>>

- Livelihood centres set up to create jobs for women
Two livelihood centres under the Saemaul Initiative Towards Inclusive and Sustainable New Communities (ISNC) were opened in Saravan province last Tuesday to create labour skills and human resources among women of rural areas. . .More >>>

- Secondary teachers brush up their Japanese skills
Twelve teachers from Vientiane Secondary School, Nongbone Secondary School and Phiavat Secondary School will help their students brush up their Japanese skills this academic year after attending an intensive training course in the language. .More >>>

Travel

Miyagi prefecture is a good place to visit and learn about Japan
Mayagi prefecture is one of the tourism sites in Japan that was destroyed by the T-sunami in 2011, and although reconstruction has nearly finished. .. More >>>

Poverty Eradication

Weaving group faces marketing challenge
Ms Chansamay Sorsaengsouliyan politely answers a customer's question about the quality, and the background, of the cotton woven napkins she is displaying at her booth at Lao-ITECC, in Vientiane. Ms Chansamay, is a member of the Lao Silk and Cotton Handicraft Group in Khamyard village, Xanasomboun district, Champassak province. The province is located in the south of Laos some 700 km from Vientiane.   . .. .. . More >>>

Arts & Culture

Holy Buddhist Lent marks a fine time to take a break from drinking alcohol
Many people around the country have made a plan to stop drinking alcohol during the Buddhist Lent period and they believe it will help them to be healthier, happier, and save money as well. ...More >>>

Environment

Climate Change threatens livelihoods in Laos
Climate change has become a buzz word in Laos. But do people really understand what the term means? This is the third of five articles in Vientiane Times, which explains by means of 10 FACTS the causes and effects of climate change and how Laos is coping with its impacts. Each article incorporates two FACTS. This article focuses on FACT 5 and FACT 6. . More >>>

 

 

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Business

PCD IPO to issue 100 million shares on LSX
The LSX share subscription period for Phousy Construction and Development Public Company (PCD) will be from July 17-21 between 8:30am-3:30pm with the First Trading Day expected by the end of the month. . . .More >>>

Entertainment

Short film screening marks World Population Day
A short film highlighting Lao family planning issues screened to mark World Population Day under the theme “Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations” at the Ministry of Planning and Investment lecture room in Vientiane on Tuesday. . . .More >>>

Feature

Friendly Zopyao restaurant offers choice for city dinners
If you are looking for a restaurant that serves both local and overseas dishes at a reasonable price, Zopyao is a restaurant in Vientiane for you to consider. . .More >>>

World news

Korea readies cutting-edge technologies for Winter Olympics The Republic of Korea plans to debut advanced technologies, some of which have never been used elsewhere, during next year's Pyeong Chang Winter Olympic Games, the event organiser has confirmed. . . More >>>

Opinion

What lessons from President Souphanouvong should we follow?
President Souphanouvong was a former leader of the country whose name will ever remain famous in Lao history. Born a prince in Luang Prabang, today marks the 108th anniversary of the birth of this revolutionary hero who would go on to serve the country as its first President from 1975 until 1991.... More >>>

Sport

Lao U-15 facing tough Thai tussle
Following their loss to Myanmar on Tuesday, Laos faces a tough task to progress in Asean Football Federation (AFF) U-15 Championship 2017 hosted by Chonburi province, Thailand from July 9-22. . . .More >>>

Health

Defending against Dengue dangers on doorstep during three highest-risk months
It is not a new message, but it is one worth repeating when it comes to the perils of the dreaded mosquito-borne virus Dengue. Make sure you and your household is safe as possible from dengue by destroying breeding sources for mosquitoes in the rainy season. . . More >>>

Lifestyle

International movie producer enjoys collaboration with Lao filmmakers Mr Jeetendra Marcelline, an international filmmaker and artist living in Laos, believes the country's emerging film industry has much to share with the world and learn from participating in prestigious global festivals such as the one in Ca nnes.More >>>

Education

Bright spark to study electrical engineering in France
Mr Aliyadeth Thammavong, a hard working student from Vientiane Secondary School has received a two year scholarship to study in France in the field of electrical engineering. . . .... .More >>>



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