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13 August 2019

Successful Bahasa competition gets Indonesian, Lao tongues wagging 

 
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- 66 more tour guides join ranks of professionals
A total of 66 newly qualified personnel are now ready to serve as tour guides, part of efforts to make a success of Visit Laos-China Year 2019 and bring Laos’ tourist attractions to life. The group has completed the government’s 26th national tour guide training programme, which took place in Vientiane from May 27 to August 9. Their graduation ceremony was attended by the
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- Fred Hollows Foundation extends support for cataract surgery
The Fred Hollows Foundation is continuing to help people in 10 provinces who have vision problems, especially cataracts, to ensure they have improved vision and a better quality of life. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to continue the Sustainable Comprehensive Eye Care project was signed in Vientiane on Thursday between the Regional Director for East Asia of the Fred Hollows Foundation,
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- Successful Bahasa competition gets Indonesian, Lao tongues wagging 
The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia on Saturday hosted a Bahasa Indonesia language competition to foster closer relations between the peoples of the two nations. The competition was held in conjunction with the 74th anniversary of the Republic of Indonesia’s independence.
Charge d’Affaires of the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia,
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