- Emergency relief expedited to help flood victims
Xayaboury provincial authorities are speeding up delivery of emergency relief to help thousands of people affected by flooding following heavy rain on June 13-14.
Tropical storm Koguma lashed central and northern provinces over the weekend, inundating villages and houses and leaving many people temporarily homeless.
- Round 2 of vaccination rollout gets under way
Health authorities are rolling out round 2 of the vaccination programme, aiming to immunise hundreds of thousands of people against Covid-19.
Inoculations of first doses of 100,620 doses of Pfizer vaccine and 500,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine began on Tuesday (June 15). . ...More >>>
- Covid vaccination certificates to be written in English for travellers
The National Taskforce for Covid-19 Prevention and Control has assigned the Mother and Child Health Centre to produce Covid-19 vaccination certificates written in English for people wishing to travel.
Head of the Vaccine Preventable Disease Division under the Ministry of Health, Dr Kongxay Phounphenghack, .......More >>>
- Borikhamxay police seize over 155,000 amphetamine pills
Police have arrested a group of suspected drug traffickers in Borikhamxay province after finding over 155,000 amphetamine pills in their possession.
The officer in charge of drug control and supervision at the Public Security Office in Borikhamxay province said police received a tip off from local residents that drug dealing was taking place in Pakkading district, so police planned a raid.