16 November 2020

Minister instructs land authorities to observe court rulings


- Leaders strengthen ties between Mekong region, ROK, Japan
Cooperation between the countries in the Mekong Basin and the Republic of Korea (ROK) has grown rapidly, while cooperation between the Mekong countries and Japan has also broadened. This was the assessment of leaders from the Mekong countries, Korea and Japan when they met for virtual talks at the 2nd Mekong-ROK and 12th Mekong-Japan summits on Friday.
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- Govt rewards achievements of Australian ambassador
The government has awarded a Friendship Medal to the Australian Ambassador to Laos in recognition of his outstanding achievements and contribution to promoting friendly relations between the two countries.
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- Minister instructs land authorities to observe court rulings
The issuing of land titles to individuals and legal entities must comply with court verdicts to ensure justice and social order, a top official has said.
Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Mr Sommad Pholsena, recently issued an instruction to land authorities to deal with land titles in a correct fashion.
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- Ministry seeks to improve management of water resources
The government has been focusing on improved management of water resources and quality amid the challenges of extreme weather that have occurred in recent years. The issue was discussed at the Watershed Management and Integrated Water Resources Management meeting held in Vientiane last week. The Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Ms Bounkham Vorachit, officials, and representatives of hydropower projects attended the event.
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- Laos continues supporting livelihood development among youth
The Huam Jai Assasamak Association (HJA) and its partners, Lao Youth Union (LYU) and Oxfam, have made small grants worth a total of 178,127 euros to empower rural youth and to support livelihood development.
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- KOICA, labour ministry back climate resilience, empowerment in Attapeu
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare together with Attapeu province’s disaster management committee on Friday inaugurated a recovery programme in the province.
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New training scheme gives boost to job skills development
The Vocational Education Financing Facility (VEFF) will provide financial and in-kind support to training and business partners for the provision of vocational training for young people. ...More >>>


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- Craftsmen put their hearts to Shoujiang silverware shop Editor’s note: Cun Songtao is good at making silverwares and ...More >>>

- A Dai village changed by art The Palian village located in Wuhe township, southwest Yunnan province’s Tengchong city is ...More >>>





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Land Rover spins the wheels with fashion show
The Land Rover Exclusive Fashion Show, hosted by Land Rover and Phetphathai Jewelry, was a huge success and provided great entertainment for all those taking part.
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Lao media to strive for higher standards after 45 years
More than 20 years ago, I joined the Vientiane Times newspaper while I was still studying at the National University of Laos and the work .... More >>>


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How should entertainment venues reopen safely?
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Khoun district, a green oasis in Xieng Khuang
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