16 January 2021

Party leaders urged to step up political responsibility ## Over 15,000 crimes reported in last five years


- PM Thongloun elected as Party Chief by XI Party Congress
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith was elected on Friday as Secretary General of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party Central Committee – the top post in the Party - replacing retiring Party leader Bounnhang Vorachit.
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Ministry puts new school curriculum textbooks online
Textbooks and teachers’ manuals used in the new primary school curriculum have been uploaded onto websites and platforms by the Ministry of Education and Sports.
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Over 15,000 crimes reported in last five years
Ministry of Public Security officials resolved over 8,000 crimes committed in the country over the past five years, with traffic offences and drug dealing being the most common cases.
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Party leaders urged to step up political responsibility
Newly elected Party Secretary General Thongloun Sisoulith has called for all Party leaders to strengthen their political responsibility and act as role models of leadership in order to fulfill the duties assigned to them by the nation. Although Laos has accomplished many of the socio-economic development goals over the past five years, challenges still lie ahead, requiring strong political commitment to overcome economic difficulties. ....More >>>

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- First group of Lao railway staff complete theory course
The first group of 210 Lao nationals has completed a railway theory course for the operation of the Laos-China railway and are scheduled to start a practical training course in Kunming, China, at the end of this month. Certificates were presented to course participants on Thursday at the Confucius Institute, National University of Laos. The event was attended by the General Manager of the Laos-China Railway Co., Ltd., Mr Xiao Qianwen, officials from the Ministry of Works and Transport, and other guests. ..More >>>






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