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22 January 2021

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- Asean nations urged to bolster response to pandemic
Laos has pushed for the relevant bodies in Asean countries to accelerate implementation of the Asean initiative to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic and keep the virus in check. Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Saleumxay Kommasith delivered the
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Phathat Sikhottabong stupa festival to have scaled down programme
The Phathat Sikhottabong stupa festival in Thakhaek district, Khammuan province, will take place from February 26-29 but will have fewer activities than
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Oudomxay expedites smart city plan to spur regional development
Oudomxay is speeding up efforts to create a smart city as part of a master plan to transform the province into a socio-economic development hub for
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- China, Indonesia strengthen ties to develop cyber security capacity and technology
China and Indonesia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on developing capacity building of internet security and tech cooperation,
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- Ministry assesses progress in improvement of health services
Poor treatment and inadequate numbers of medical staff are among the many problems to be overcome in the health sector. Although the Ministry of Health has made plans to improve health services, numerous challenges still need to be addressed. This was the message from the Deputy Minister of Health, Associate Prof. Dr Phouthone Muongpak, on Monday when he spoke at a workshop to discuss improvements to the.....More >>>

- Govt details focus of regional development plans
Tourism involving the conservation of nature and biodiversity will be the main focus of development in the north of Laos, with an emphasis on clean agriculture and the processing of farm products. In the central region, the focus will be on services, food and drinks processing, production of electrical and electronic components, machinery and vehicles, wood processing, and the manufacture of construction materials. ....More >>>

- KOICA supports mosquito control in Attapeu
Staff from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and officials from Attapeu province’s health office are working to get rid of mosquito breeding grounds in five districts of Attapeu province under the Integrated Programme for Climate Resilience and Empowerment in Attapeu Province. An event to carry out and monitor mosquito control through the elimination of mosquito breeding grounds took place recently in Dakhiet village, ..More >>>

- UNDP supports govt response to Covid-19
Laos will continue to work with its development partners including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for the ongoing improvement of health services. This was the message when UNDP handed over computers and software to the Director General of the Department of Communicable Disease Control, under the Ministry of Health, Dr Rattanaxay Phetsouvanh. ..More >>>

- Japan provides money for health facilities and schools
The Japanese government on Wednesday has provided grant assistance worth US$522,221 for two health projects and three educational projects in provinces of Laos through its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Haman Security Projects (GGP).  Working on two health projects in Xieng Khuang and Vientiane provinces, while three education projects are in Luang Namtha, Oudomxay and Xayaboury provinces. :...More >>>

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Govt sets out plans to help farmers deal with weather extremes
The government is rolling out plans to improve agricultural production so the effects of natural disasters can be mitigated and crops saved. Under its plan to tackle weather extremes and climate change during the period 2021-2025, the government told the recent 11th Party Congress that it will continue to implement strategy plans and policies to ensure national food security. The plans aim to stimulate climate-resilient agriculture and prevent the kinds of :...More >>>

 
 

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