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6 December 2018

Lao Front encouraging ethnic groups’ national development role   

- Laos, Cambodia agree to deepen ties, resolve border dispute
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Hun Sen agreed yesterday in Vientiane to work together to deepen bilateral ties and resolve border disputes between the two neighbours. The Cambodian prime minister is in Laos on December 5-6 for an official visit at the invitation from PM Thongloun.... More >>>

- NA approves Brou as official Lao ethnic group
The National Assembly (NA) has approved the Brou as an official ethnic group of the Lao nation, and with this approval, the country will comprise 50 ethnic groups. The NA gave approval at its ongoing session yesterday following the proposal from the government, which has included Brou into the ... More >>>

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NA approves government reshuffle
The National Assembly (NA) yesterday approved a reshuffle and appointments in public security, national defence and the banking sectors following the proposals of Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith. In the reshuffle, Deputy Minister of National Defence, Major General Vilay Lakhamfong has been appointed ...More >>>

- Lao Front encouraging ethnic groups’ national development role 
The government will use the upcoming 3rd National Ethnic Conference in Vientiane to allow ethnic groups to promote their role and share experiences for national development. Preparations for the conference were outlined at a news conference held on Wednesday in the capital that was presided over ...More >>>

 


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The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has delivered six tonnes of series 3 (TDK8) rice seed to Vientiane’s Pakngum district in a bid to increase the area under cultivation for 2018-2019 to 185,000 hectares from last year’s 177,000 hectares. The ministry recently handed over the rice seed worth 33 million kip to a group of Nonxai village farmers in Pakngum district as part of recovery ...  More >>>

- Govt, NGOs synchronise efforts in non-formal education development
Government sectors and NGOs will further enhance their cooperation in order to strengthen the capacity and sustainability of non-formal education development in Laos.That was the message as the Non-Formal Education Department, Ministry of Education and Sports in cooperation with DVV International
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- Lao, Asean officials upgrade financial audit skills
Thirty-four finance officials from Asean countries, including eight from Laos, are currently upgrading their financial audit skills at a workshop in Vientiane. Six lecturers from the Asean Supreme Audit Institution (AseanSAI) are sharing their experiences in financial audits at the workshop. The training is allowing all the
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- Fred Hollows Foundation extends support for eye health
The Fred Hollows Foundation is continuing its work in eye health in 10 provinces of Laos, aiming to provide people with better vision and improve their quality of life. Members of the Foundation, government officials and authorities met in Vientiane yesterday to report the results of the Sustainable Comprehensive Eye Care project from ...  More >>>

Travel

Borobudur, an inspirational temple in Yogyakarta Exploring archaeological sites is the highlight of a trip to Yogjakarta, Indonesia, and should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary. ... More >>>

business

entertainment

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Australia’s successful microfinance programme wraps up Australia’s support for the Making Access to Finance More Accessible for ... More >>>

Annual cheerleading contest showcases abilities of youngstersThe team of Nguyen Du Lao-Vietnamese bilingual language school in Chanthabouly .. More >>>

Provincial governments need improvement to be business friendly The attitude of provincial governments is by and large neutral .. More >>>

world

cooperation

opinion

Netanyahu says Lebanon’s Hezbollah plans to occupy part of northern Israel JERUSALEM (Xinhua) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu .. More >>>

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

 

SPORT

DINING OUT

TECHNOLOGY

NUOL team primed for Myanmar’s Asean University Games The National University of Laos (NUOL) sporting team is ready for action and .. More >>>

Take to the water for a great meal in Pakxe
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Upcoming e-Library expected to provide faster, more accessible information A quick glance into the library and one might not see many  ... More >>>

 

HEALTH

LIFESTYLE

EDUCATION

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

 

PROFILE

ENVIRONMENT

HISTORY

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 >>>

 

DEVELOPMENT

CULTURE

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 >>>