12 October 2020

Huaphan silk GI recognition boosts universal reputation


- Khammuan’s Phou Pha Marn set to be next adventure hotspot
Phou Pha Marn, one of the most environmentally stunning places in central Laos, is on its way to becoming a top-flight visitor attraction, designed to make the most of the dramatic landscape. More activities and accommodation are being made available to deal with the projected increase in visitors under the ‘Lao Visit Laos’ tourism campaign to boost the number of domestic travellers.
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-Almost 700kg of drugs burnt to mark National Day against DrugsVientiane authorities on Saturday set fire to almost 700kg of illegal drugs seized during police raids around the country, in support of National Day against Drug Abuse and Trafficking, which falls on October 12.
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-Party advisor stresses importance of effective diplomacy
A former minister of foreign affairs has advised the ministry’s officials to acquaint themselves with the diplomatic activities carried out by the country’s leaders during the fight for national liberation and Laos’ subsequent defence and development.
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- Huawei launches ADN solution for enterprises, bringing intelligent connectivity within reach
At HUAWEI CONNECT 2020, Huawei officially released its Autonomous Driving Network (ADN) solution for the enterprise market. This future-proof solution brings intelligence to networks and completely integrates artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities at the network element (NE), network, and cloud layers. It drives enterprise networks towards the autonomous driving era and empowers hyper-automated digital services and operations across industries. ....More >>>

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- Ministry urges continued compliance with Covid-19 prevention measures
The Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism has issued a notice ordering continuing strict compliance with Covid-19 prevention measures. The notice stresses that all entertainment venues are to remain closed and contains reminders of the rules in relation to weddings, festivals, and tour operators.
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- Huaphan silk GI recognition boosts universal reputation
Silk fabric from the Huaphan Silk Promotion Association has been labelled as the second Geographical Indication (GI) product in the province and the fifth in Laos. The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has been assisting relevant authorities to enhance exports by small and medium-sized enterprises through the establishment and development of a GI registration system in Laos.
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-Authorities hail Korean foundation Covid-19 prevention cooperation
Health authorities have welcomed continuing cooperation with the Korea Foundation for International Healthcare (KOFIH) in improving the capacity of Lao health professionals to use and maintain medical equipment in response to Covid-19.
That was the message from Director of Champassak Provincial Health Department, Dr Khamsing Keothongku during a recent closing ceremony for training targeting users of medical equipment and its daily maintenance in response to the coronavirus.
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-Ministry, UNICEF campaign encourages school handwashing
The Ministry of Education and Sports and UNICEF Laos are partnering for a campaign to encourage handwashing as a precautionary measure in schools as part of improving access to water, sanitation and hygiene so that children can stay safe.
UNICEF Representative to Laos, Dr Pia Rebello Britto and the ministry’s representative, Mrs Khamvan Lasakhanty visited Thongkang Primary School in Vientiane on Thursday for the handwashing campaign and monitored the outcomes of the early childhood development television series titled “My House”.
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- Ministry, UN-Habitat mark World Habitat Day
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport and UN-Habitat last week observed World Habitat Day with discussions on this year’s theme, “Housing For All: A Better Urban Future”.
 The event was organised by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport and the Vientiane Mayor’s Office, in collaboration with UN-Habitat, and took place at the Vientiane Mayor’s Office.
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- The little “Dian Kitchen” in New York The East Village in Lower Manhattan, New York City, has long been a foodie’s paradise where ...More >>>

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