- Medics advocate more support for breastfeeding mothers
Health authorities admit that many parents still don’t know that early initiation of breastfeeding (within the first hour) improves the health and longterm wellbeing of a baby, because colostrum, or first milk, is rich in nutrients and protects a baby against disease. Infants who are exclusively breastfed have a reduced risk of various diseases such as asthma, diabetes, obesity, gastrointestinal infections, and diarrhoea.
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- Laos, Vietnam cooperate in tropical ecology
The Ministry of Science and Technology will continue collaborating with the Vietnam-Russia Tropical Centre in the field of tropical ecology research, to advance the good relationship between the three countries.
The message was delivered by the Minister of Science and Technology, Prof. Dr Boviengkham Vongdara, on Monday when he welcomed the Director of the Vietnam-Russia Tropical Centre,
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- Country’s second solidarity district announced in Borikhamxay
Thaphabath district has been declared as a new solidarity district, the first of its kind for Borikhamxay province and the second solidarity district in the country. The new solidarity district was officially approved by the organising committee, the Lao Front for National Development in Thaphabath district, and residents and officials took part in a ceremony yesterday to celebrate the occasion.
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- Media eyes bright future despite challenges
The media and the publications they produce need to aspire to self development so they are better equipped to fulfill their duty to promote national protection and development. .. More >>>
- Govt, JICA target improved healthcare services
Government officials came together with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) representatives in Vientiane last week to discuss goals to enhance health care services and facilities in Laos. .. More>>>
Celebrating the 52nd anniversary of Asean
On the occasion of the 52nd anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) (August 8 1967–August 8, 2019), and the 22nd anniversary of Laos’ membership of Asean (July 23,. More >>>
Lao artists showcase beauty of China’s Guangxi
Two artists from the National Institute of Fine Arts (NIFA), Mr Phonesith Yernsensouly and Mr Sisavath Bounmany, recently showcased the beauty of Guangxi province in China through their colourful paintings. ... More >>>