13 November 2020

Farmers need more markets for sell crops 


- Asean summit vows unified action against Covid-19
Leaders of Asean countries have expressed great appreciation of the bloc’s efforts and cohesive solidarity in responding to the Covid-19 pandemic, with Laos calling for the urgent acquisition of supplies and vaccine to treat the disease. The leaders made the assessment yesterday when they gathered for virtual talks at the 37th Asean Summit, under the chairmanship of Vietnam. A news release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said
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- Vangvieng-Luang Prabang expressway route approved
The government recently gave its approval to the route of the planned Vangvieng-Luang Prabang expressway – a highway that will shorten the drive between the two tourist hotspots to about 90 minutes. The go-ahead is another step towards the start of construction of the four-lane 136.9-km road. No start date has yet been set because there are still more preparatory works to be done, according to
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- Farmers need more markets for sell crops 
Farmers have urged the government to assist them in finding new markets - both local and overseas – to sell their produce. The requests were raised during the Lao Farmers Networking Knowledge Fair and General Assembly-2020 which was held over two days in Vientiane. The event was attended by over 150 participants, including 120 representatives of farmers from across the country, educational institutes,
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- More Luang Prabang SMEs to receive low interest loans 
As much as 7.45 billion kip has been agreed for long-term low-interest loans for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Luang Prabang province, according to a business representative.
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- Public health conference calls for further reform
Deeper understanding of the advice given by health administrators as well as stronger coordination is necessary for improved outcomes in the health status of mothers and children, the Deputy Minister of Health has said.
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- KOICA to continue to support health sector in Laos
KOICA will continue to support Laos and help strengthen its capabilities in the health sector. It will improve its access to primary health services, which is closely linked to community development,
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Onset of dry season sees urgent road repairs
Vientiane authorities are supervising the resurfacing and repair of numerous roads across the capital, mainly roads running between Tanmixay, Nathom and Nonsa-art villages in Xaythany district
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- Multinational companies vote for China by flocking to Shanghai's import expo The highly anticipated third China International Import Expo (CIIE) will be ...More >>>

- Xinjiang religious freedom fully guaranteed: report The Islamic Association of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Tuesday ...More >>>

- China to speed up digital development China will speed up its digital development, according to the full text...More >>>

- Starry sky across from Jade-Dragon snow mountain If you are having a trip in northwest Yunnan’s Lijiang, the Banshan ...More >>>





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