17 November 2020

US supports Laos to eliminate malaria


- Kingdom of Cambodia donates to equipment to fight COVID-19
The Kingdom of Cambodia has donated supplies to help Laos tide over the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation of medical supplies, including two million masks, respirators, and other equipment were handed over to Lao’s Prime Minister, Mr Thongloun Sisoulith by Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister Mr Samdech Pichey Sena Tea Banh on Monday..
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- Xaignavong Group set to expand its pipe industry
Following strong demands from Lao, Xaignavong Group Sole Company
Limited has invested 20 billion kips to launch the second phase of its
pipe factory construction The group, a leading standard pipe supplier and producer that serves
various sectors, organised a ground-breaking ceremony on Monday to build one more Toyo industry plant on 13 South Route, Phokham village,
Xaythany district, Vientiane
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- US supports Laos to eliminate malaria
The United States government is committed to working with its Lao counterpart to eliminate malaria in the country by 2030. “The United States will continue its longstanding support to Laos’s health sector, and this handover is the most recent example of US support to the Lao PDR in combating infectious diseases,” the US Ambassador to Laos, Dr Peter M. Haymond, said during the ceremony to provide 50,000 rapid malaria diagnostic kits to the Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Bounfeng Phoummalaisith.
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- Job fair opens up doors for university graduates
Graduating students from the National University of Laos (NUOL) and other institutions were able to pick up useful information and tips at the Job Fair and Expo held at the Confucius Institute on Friday and Saturday.
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- Japan, UN-Habitat provide homes to flood victims of Sanamxay
The Japan government and UN-Habitat have provided 66 houses and community water systems to flood-affected residents of Sanamxay district in Attapeu province.  Last week, the Japanese Ambassador, Mr Keizo Takewaka, and senior government
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- East Asia leaders vow continuing cooperation amid pandemic
Asean member countries, China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea (ROK) will continue their cooperation on reducing the socio-economic impact of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. ....More >>>

- Laos-China railway continues work on stations
The Laos-China Railway Co Ltd. (LCRC) is currently building several stations for the project, and has completed the roof structures for the stations at Phonhong, Kasy and Nateuy....More >>>

- FAO supports schools, villages to understand agro-climatic link
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in cooperation with its development partners in Laos have continued to encourage students, teachers, farmers in Saravan province to understand ...More >>>

- Commentary: CIIE 2020 outlines continuity in China's thinking The Chinese leadership has on various occasions called for endeavors to...More >>>

- Manned submersible breaks China's diving record China's new deep-sea manned submersible Fendouzhe, or Striver, set...More >>>

- Guo Mingzhong: Chinese legacies should be celebrated together “As Chinese Descendents, what is our shared spirit? No matter ...More >>>

- 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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EU supports professional training for Laos’ RTIS system
The European Union (EU) is supporting the Ministry of Finance to develop the professional capacity of national treasury officials at the district ...More >>>

Models selected to take part in One Night of Fashion event
Around 60 people, who took part in the Lao Fashion Week Model Casting, have been selected to sashay down the ramp with famous models at....More >>>

Luang Prabang’s tourist trade decimated by pandemic
Laos has recorded one of the lowest rates of Covid-19 infection, with only 24 cases having been confirmed in the country. .... More >>>


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Khoun district, a green oasis in Xieng Khuang
Whenever planning a trip, most people tend to head straight for somewhere that’s well known and often miss other interesting places along the way..... More >>>

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