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1 December 2018

Lao medics partner with Thai university to battle bile duct cancer  

- Viengxay marks 50th anniversary of its founding
Viengxay district, Huaphan province: Viengxay district in the northeast of Laos is famous for being the stronghold of the nation’s revolutionary movement and yesterday celebrated its 50th anniversary.
This momentous occasion was honoured by the presence of President Bounnhang Vorachit, along with high-ranking officials and local residents at a grand celebration in the district’s main stadium.... More >>>

- Laos, Korea review cooperation in development assistance
Senior government officials and their development partners met in Vientiane on Thursday to review cooperation in the provision of Official Development Assistance (ODA) between Laos and the Republic of Korea. The meeting was attended by Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment, Dr Kikeo Chanthabouly, and a Korean ODA.... More >>>

- Energy, mining projects flouting rules

Licences issued by authorities for some investment projects are not in line with the official plan and the appropriate steps are not always followed, the sector’s leading official said on Monday. Minister of Energy and Mines Dr Khammany Inthirath disclosed many obstacles and challenges relating to the management of the sector, when addressing the National Assembly this week...More >>>

 


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- Lao medics partner with Thai university to battle bile duct cancer  
A new project is underway at the Lao Tropical and Public Health Institute to improve the treatment of bile duct cancer in Laos and reduce the number of fatalities. The project, titled “Fighting cholangiocarcinoma in the Lao PDR”, aims to provide better treatment and care of patients with bile duct cancer and to strengthen capacity in the management of the disease. ...  More >>>

Update November 30, 2018
- Laos, partners confer on Nagoya Protocol implementation
Laos continues to create links with local and regional partners in contributing cross-border consideration within the framework of the Nagoya Protocol, aiming for the fair sharing of genetic resource benefits. That was the message at a workshop on the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol on Wednesday, which was attended by experts from Laos,
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- Japan supports girls’ education in Bokeo
The Japanese government has provided grant assistance worth more than 4.2 billion kip (US$505,210) for construction of secondary school facilities and to support gender education in Bokeo province. The grant contract for the project was signed yesterday in Vientiane, between Japanese Ambassador to Laos, Mr Takeshi Hikihara and
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- AirAsia flying high at new headquarters
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: AirAsia is hosting a visit by reporters from Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia at its new headquarters here, giving them the opportunity to learn about office management and operation services for its destinations through the use of modern technology. The AirAsia Media Familiarisation Trip to Malaysia to
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- Health ministry takes another step towards eliminating asbestos-related diseases
The Ministry of Health is working with international organisations to roll out a national action plan to eliminate asbestos-related diseases, with talks taking place at a workshop held in Vientiane on Wednesday. The international organisations included the World Health Organisation (WHO), International Labour Organisation (ILO) and Australian Aid. .... More >>>

Travel

A hidden heaven in Pakxong
If you want a true taste of heaven in this world, it can be found in the south of Laos in Nongluang village among the hills of Pakxong district in Champassak province. A day-and-night camp out organised by the local community will take you to earthly perfection at Lan Yai, atop the Bolaven plateau..More >>>

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Young women get leadership, business tips
Nearly 200 young women benefitted from the experience of successful Lao women leaders who spoke at the Female Leadership and Career Development seminar on Thursday.... More >>>

Fashion show a timely event at watch fair
A fashion show to mark the opening of the “Vientiane Center Watch Fair” took place in Vientiane on Wednesday, attracting a large number of people. .. More >>>

Lao participants share their experiences of the Tokyo Int’l Film Festival Four representatives from Laos who attended the 31st .. More >>>

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Vietnam pledges Zero Hunger by 2025
Hanoi (Vietnam News) -- The Vietnamese Government affirmed that agricultural development was the best solution to the... More >>>

France offers diversity of cooperation with Laos The historical ties between France and Laos make the two countries special partners in .... More >>>

What’s your assessment of the country’s development as we celebrate 43 years of the Lao PDR? Laos celebrates December 2 as National Day every year. This year marks the 43rd anniversary of the establishment of the Lao state. .... More >>>

 

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President’s Cup shining spotlight on volleyball talent
The Volleyball Federation President’s Cup at the Km 16 Indoor Stadium in Xaythany district, Vientiane, from December 3-9 will see .. More >>>

Take to the water for a great meal in Pakxe
The Mekong Lanexang is a well-known restaurant in Pakxe, the capital of Champassak province, and is located on a boat on the Mekong River offering Lao, Thai, Vietnamese and Chinese dishes.. ... More >>>

Upcoming e-Library expected to provide faster, more accessible information A quick glance into the library and one might not see many  ... More >>>

 

HEALTH

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Attapeu still in need of medicine for flood victimsAlmost four months have passed since that fateful night in July when at least 40 people died and ....  More >>>

Orphaned schoolgirl gets scholarship to pursue her dreams
Ms Tadam Vongphakdy, 18, a promising student from a modest background, has won a scholarship from SCG’s Sharing the Dream Project sponsored by SCG Lao.
Tadam was amongst.. . More >>>

Always believe in yourself, says Lao student awarded Asean scholarship Ms Kounlasatty Manivong was recently awarded a 2018 Asean ... More >>>

 

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Former warrior reflects on his wartime experiences Mr Ornchan Sommany, an 83-year-old resident of Viengxay village, Viengxay district in ... More >>>

Gardener her love for traditional trees species Ms Manivanh Chanthalangsy is a diligent gardener whose love and quest to preserve   ...  More >>>

Viengxay - the district of victory
After attending the first open government meeting on March 22-23 this year in Viengxay district, Huaphan province, I decided to research the ... More >>>

 

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Tapioca factory creates jobs in Vientiane province The Hinheup Cassava Flour Factory in Vientiane province is installing a second machine ... More >>>

Kathin festival strengthens Buddhism, supports temple restoration Merit makers from the capital and Savannakhet, Champassak, Saravan ... More >>>